Watch: The Mystery of Flying Kicks

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 14, 2013
We've all, at one point or another, wondered what the meaning of sneakers hanging from telephones lines is. It's something we have debated with friends and heard plenty of different stories about. Apparently, the phenomenon exists all over the world and everyone has his or her own theory. The documentary 'The Mystery of Flying Kicks', directed by Matthew Bate, explores the urban myths and personal stories behind the hanging sneakers.

Trailer: "Everybody Street" directed by Cheryl Dunn

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
We have spent nearly 20 years spotlighting various NYC street photographers, from Bruce Davidson, Ricky Powell to Martha Cooper, and now there is something comprehensive to link it all together. Cheryl Dunn herself has directed the documentary and sure fire must-view, Everybody Street, a compelling look at NYC's most famed street photoographers. The city has practically invented the term, so let's watch a trailer to catch up on the subject... this is a great example of Kickstarter done well. 

Watch: Richard Mosse Talks His New Infrared Multi-Media Installation "The Enclave"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Throughout 2012, Richard Mosse travelled in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo with his collaborators Trevor Tweeten and Ben Fros. In a war zone plagued by frequent ambushes, massacres and systematic sexual violence, his resulting installation The Enclave attempts to rethink war photography using discontinued color infrared film. A film stock originally invented for surveillance by the US military in World War I, "representing an intangible conflict with a medium that registers an invisible spectrum of infrared light..."

The Film Before The Film: A documentary of the opening sequence

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
We love a good opening sequence, so much so that we could have stopped watching The Darjeeling Limited after 3 minutes and that Kinks song. Opening credits are important, whether Woody Allen's simple text treatments or Hitchcock's more ominous, playful openers. "THE FILM before THE FILM is a short documentary that traces the evolution of title design through the history of film. This short film was a research project at the BTK (Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule) that takes a look at pioneers like Saul Bass, Maurice Binder and Kyle Cooper by showing the transitions from early film credits to the inclusion of digital techniques, a resurgence of old-school style, and filmmakers' love of typography in space."

"Sign Painters" Documentary by Faythe Levine & Sam Macon

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 18, 2013
We are excited for directors Faythe Levine and Sam Macon's new documentary Sign Painters. Featuring the stories of over two dozen dedicated painters, the film exhibits their time-honored methods and appreciation for quality and craftsmanship. 

ESPO's "A Love Letter For You" now on iTunes

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 26, 2012
May 2012 cover artist, Steve "ESPO" Powers (and December 2007 for that matter, as well as in Johannesburg with Jux at the moment) just had his film, A Love Letter For You, released on iTunes. Directed by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Joey Garfield, the film is a narrative based around Powers as he returns to his hometown of Philadelphia to paint on 50 rooftops along the market train line.

Traditional Mentawai Tattoo

Tattoo // Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Part of a scene taken from the documentary film BUI MAREUREU BAAP as worlds divide - Learning about the tribesmen's body art. Rob Henry has been working as a documentary filmmaker since 2008. Currently, he is making his feature-length debut as producer/director with the project BUI MAREUREU BAAP as worlds divide – a personal, ethnographic film which explores humanity through the lens of an ancient culture.    

The Vanishing Tattoo Documentary

Tattoo // Friday, June 29, 2012
"The full length episode follows an attempt to document ancient tattoo practices before they vanish forever. Renowned Canadian tattoo artist Tom Lockhart, and writer and historian of tattoo lore Vince Hemingson venture on a grueling journey deep into the heart of Borneo's jungle and the river of death to meet the last remaining Iban tattoo artists."

History: Blood and Tattoos

Tattoo // Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Host Craig Reynolds travels around the world to document traditional methods and styles of tattooing, and has himself tattooed in traditional ways by several artists. Straight from the History Channel and into your brain. Learn up.

AI WEIWEI "NEVER SORRY": Official Trailer and #RaiseYourFinger Initiative

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
"Freedom is a strange thing." A perfect sentiment, spoken by one of the most famed, controversial, political, and influential contemporary artists in the world today, China's Ai Weiwei. Over the past few years, no artist has gained the international attention as Weiwei, both for his continually outstanding work, but for his arrest and imprisonment for phantom charges in China last year. First-time director Alison Klayman has captured the artist at his height in the documentary, Never Sorry.
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