Keeping It Reel

Keeping It Reel

Keeping it Reel is a season of ARROW features and documentaries digging into the stories behind everything from George A. Romero's game-changing 'Night of the Living Dead', to the enduring popularity of videotape, to the UK's video nasty banning and the tale behind an extreme shock-rocker. So sit back and get real as we take a peek behind the cracked and bloody lens to see what lurks beneath.

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Keeping It Reel
  • The El Duce Tapes

    In the early 90s, aspiring filmmaker (and General Hospital co-star) Ryan Sexton lugged a giant camcorder into some of the seediest clubs and filthiest apartments in Hollywood. There he filmed hour upon hour of VHS footage of the jaw-droppingly offensive Shock Rock band The Mentors, focusing on th...

  • Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

    The remarkable career of the movie industry's most admired and influential special-effects auteur, the legendary Ray Harryhausen, is the subject of Gilles Pensos definitive documentary Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan. Leaving no doubt as to Harryhausen's seminal influence on modern-day spe...

  • Mulberry Street

    2010 · United States · Directed by Abel Ferrara

    Mulberry St., Ferrara’s feature-length 2010 documentary portrait of the New York location that has played a key role in his life and work.

  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima (1953) is a powerful evocation of the devastation wrought by the world's first deployment of the atomic bomb and its aftermath, based on the written eye-witness accounts of its child survivors compiled by Dr. Arata Osada for the 1951 book Children Of The A Bomb: Testament Of The Boys An...

  • They Came From the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé

    Filmmaker Daniel Griffith explores the career of indie pioneer William Grefé, director of such classics as "Death Curse of Tartu" "Impulse" and "Mako: The Jaws of Death."

  • When Romero Met Del Toro

    Two cult movie titans come together for a very special conversation. Celebrated filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro sits down with the late-great George Romero for this candid career-spanning conversation.
    Hear an open honest discussion on Night Of The Living Dead and what it meant to both of them, div...

  • Hicksploitation: Confidential

    Hickspoitation: Confidential – a visual essay on the depiction of the American South in exploitation cinema

  • Jim VanBebber, Deadbeat Forever!

    A brand new retrospective documentary on VanBebber and the Deadbeat legacy by Filmmaker Victor Bonacore, featuring first-time interviews, super-rare footage, VanBebber’s college films and much, much more!

  • Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno

    In 1964, Henri-Georges Clouzot, the acclaimed director of thriller masterpieces Les Diaboliques and The Wages of Fear, began work on his most ambitious film yet. Set in a beautiful lake side resort in the Auvergne region of France, L'Enfer (Inferno) was to be a sun scorched elucidation on the dar...

  • Hellraiser: Evolutions

    A documentary looking at the evolution of the hit horror franchise, Hellraiser, and its enduring legacy, over the last 30 years. Featuring interviews with Scott Derrickson (director, Hellraiser: Inferno), Rick Bota (director, Hellraiser: Hellseeker), Stuart Gordon (director, Re-Animator, From Bey...

  • Re-Animator: Resurrectus

    Feature-length documentary on the making of the film.