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Arthouse Films

by Ami Kealoha
on 27 February 2006
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Brought to our attention this past week, Palm Pictures released a new series, Art House, Inc., a collection hard-hitting and fascinating documentaries that chronicle art, fashion, and music. (With some crossover, naturally.)

Arthouse focuses more on the development of the American art scene, with its acclaimed retrospective documentary "Who Gets to Call it Art?" about the creative renaissance centered in NYC in the 1960s and a portrait of renowned photographer William Eggleston ("William Eggleston in the Real World"), but also includes other image-making luminaries like a film about Henri-Cartier Bresson called "The Impassioned Eye."

Heady stuff that you probably won't find at your local Blockbuster.

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