FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK
2016, Gravitas Ventures, 111 min, USA, Dir: Adam Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy’s son, Adam Nimoy, helmed this affectionate look at one of television’s most iconic characters –Mr. Spock of “Star Trek” – and the man who portrayed him. The largest documentary project ever successfully funded on Kickstarter, the film weaves together archival footage and new interviews with cast members from the original series and current big-screen franchise to profile the life and legacy of Leonard Nimoy.


DEATHWATCH
1966, 88 min, USA, Dir: Vic Morrow

Actor Vic Morrow made his directing debut with this low-budget adaptation of Jean Genet’s 1947 play, a triangle between three prison inmates played by Leonard Nimoy, Michael Forest, and future directing legend Paul Mazursky. Sharing a cell, the men engage in complex power struggles and games of manipulation, photographed in stark black-and-white by Vilis Lapenieks and edited by the legendary Verna Fields.


VINCENT
1981, Paul Brownstein Productions, 88 min, USA, Dir: Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy directs and stars as both Vincent Van Gogh and his brother Theo in this filmed production of his tour-de-force one-man show. Using Van Gogh’s paintings as a backdrop, Nimoy brings both the art and the man to life in a moving portrait based on the correspondence between the two brothers.


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