Best Documentary Movies of 1965
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part I
The Collection A Man And His Music The 1st-ever Sinatra TV special, this 1965 performance features Nelson Riddle arrangements of "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Come Fly With Me," and more.
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II
The second annual TV special thrills from start to finish, with unforgettable performances of signature songs "Fly Me To The Moon," "Luck Be A Lady" and "That's Life." Frank is joined by daughter Nancy in a playful duet in this delightful hour of music.
The unusual short story of a Canadian Judoka Doug Rogers, who developed, in Japan, a talent for Judo that led him into competition for the world championships at the Tokyo Olympics and subsequent competition at the Pan American Games. The short film shows the intensive training he took at a Tokyo college as well as glimpses of his life in Japan while studying with legendary Judoka Kimura Sensei.
Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick
Andy directs Edie for a screen test.
The Debussy Film
An actor is playing Claude Debussy in a film about the composer's life, and finds himself identifying with his subject very closely.
Hollywood My Home Town
Ken Murray narrates his 16mm home movies shot over 35 years in Hollywood.
Buster Keaton Rides Again
This is a documentary about the film "The Railrodder"
Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen
A 1964 documentary portrait of Cohen in his pre-musician days as a poet and stand-up comedian.
A dizzying view of Manhattan in the 1960s, the tallest town in the world, and the men who work cloud-high to keep it growing. They are the Mohawk Indians of Kahnawake, near Montréal, famed for their skill in erecting the steel frames of skyscrapers. The film shows their nimble work, high above the pavement, but there are also glimpses of the quieter community life of the old Kahnawake Reserve.
Andy Warhol is a lyrical exploration of Warhol's creative process by filmmaker, painter, and actress Marie Menken. Using a hand-held camera, Menken captures Warhol and his assistants, including Gerard Malanga, as they work at the Factory. The result is an intimate portrait of the artist in the process of creating some of his most famous works, including the Brillo boxes, the Jackie series, and the Flowers silkscreens.