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New Releases

Taşkafa: Stories of the Street /
Estate, a Reverie
Two films by Andrea Luka Zimmerman
UK, 2013 / 2015

"This project will achieve something very significant for the times we are living in. It will remind us that, both politically and humanly, the past is not behind us, not obsolescent, but beside us and urgent" John Berger


Artangel Open Winner, and the first director to be shortlisted for both the Grierson and Jarman Awards, the work of filmmaker, artist and cultural activist Andrea Luka Zimmerman are tender portraits of community and solidarity.

Her films Taşkafa: Stories of the Street (2013) and Estate, a Reverie (2015) present spirited celebrations of extraordinary everyday humanity.

This two-film DVD set presents the films from new digital transfers of original materials, and features a new filmed interview with Andrea Luka Zimmerman plus a 24-page booklet with text by John Berger and writings on the films by Colin Dayan and Rosemary Bechler.

Release Date: May 2017


Someday My Prince Will Come /
Philip and His Seven Wives
Two films by Marc Isaacs
UK, 2005 / 2006

“[Isaacs] has quietly built a body of work that puts him amongst the most empathetic documentary observers we have of lives often overlooked” Time Out


Our third volume of films by the renowned British documentary filmmaker Marc Isaacs brings together two films chronicling very different perspectives on the nature of love, respect and devotion.

Second Run are delighted to present these two important documentary works on home video for the first time - and which include all new and exclusive follow-up pieces on both films, plus a brand new filmed interview with filmmaker Marc Isaacs.

Release Date: January 2017


New Releases

My 20th Century
(Az én XX. századom)
A film by Ildikó Enyedi
Hungary, 1988

"My 20th Century is a number of wondrous things... a bracing combination of wit, invention, common sense and lunacy. It's a gravely comic meditation on civilization at the turn of this century" Vincent Canby, New York Times


Ildikó Enyedi’s acclaimed film tells the tale of identical
twins Dóra and Lili, born in Budapest at the very moment
that Edison’s wondrous electric light-bulb is unveiled
to the world. Celebrating the enthralling technological marvels as well as the political and sexual upheavals of the time, this film reclaims the birth of the twentieth century as a miraculous moment to be alive.

Available on both Blu-ray and DVD formats, this dazzling film is presented from a brand new HD restoration of the film by the Hungarian Digital Archive and Film Institute, supervised by director of photography Tibor Máthé and director Ildikó Enyedi.

Release Date: March 2017


Three Wishes for Cinderella
(Tři oříšky pro Popelku)
A film by Václav Vorlíček
Czechoslovakia/East Germany, 1973

"A delightfully unconventional retelling of the classic story... a charming movie whose winning unpredictability succeeds in revitalizing an overly familiar story"
Tim Lucas, Video Watchdog


Václav Vorlíček's 1973 reworking of the classic Cinderella is one of the most beloved films in all Central European cinema. Delightful and unconventional, Three Wishes for Cinderella places the familiar fairy tale into a wintry setting with down-to-earth characters and a feisty and rebellious Cinderella.

Three Wishes for Cinderella is presented from a new high-definition transfer of the brand new 4k restoration of the film from original materials and includes exclusive and expansive filmed appreciation by writer, editor and film historian Michael Brooke - plus a booklet featuring a new essay on the film by fantasy film critic and historian Tim Lucas.

Release Date: December 2016


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