Wonderfully Wacky On Demand

These films are just a little “off center,” with a delightfully offbeat tone or theme. They will surprise and delight you and even leave you pleasantly perplexed!

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Nobody Owns a Cat On Demand

Some of these films traveled the country in 2018, so if you saw them or missed them you’ll want to have another look at a diverse group of films that each prove in their own style that cats might as well own us!

New York, New York On Demand

Every film in this collection is set in New York City and celebrates the special ways that dogs and people share urban life.

Little Works of Art On Demand

Cat lovers can bask in the glorious stories depicted in this medley of films that delighted audiences in theaters in 2018 and are now here for everyone to immerse themselves in these wondrous feline creatures.

Animated Canines On Demand

This series of brilliantly artful animated films depict the dogs in our lives in a wide variety of styles and ways. (Think of these as the kind of animated films that get nominated for Oscars, not Saturday morning kids’ cartoons!)

Wonderfully Wacky Films

These are funny, weird, off beat and surprising films for more sophisticated tastes.
A portion of every download goes to each filmmaker featured in the collection, and to our national beneficiary, the Michelson Found Animals Foundation.

Harvey & Harmony (1:00) Doggy speed dating and what it can lead to.

Dine in the Dark (:30) An Australian television PSA to encourage fund-raising “dine in the dark” dinner parties with guests blind-folded to raise awareness of the challenges facing vision-impaired people.

Dog Years (4:00) Sam Hearn’s voice-over of this grainy film is a hilariously low-key depiction of the thoughts of a dog who questions the frequent absences of his owner.

Beta (13:00) Jon Lefkowitz creates a delightful tale of a newly weds and a newly adopted dog, raising the question of whether our dogs can understand us and what they are saying in return.

Firing My Dogs (2:00) Humorist Merrill Markoe (who created the “Stupid Dog Tricks on the David Letterman show) brings her dark humor to this “home movie” chronicling the whims of the very rich.

Ziggy (13:00) The cautionary tale of what can happen to people who do not meet all the demands of a cheeky little Chihuahua.

#lakehollywood (6:00) a quirky little story about a couple and where the dog fits in their relationship.

Toby (9:00) Corey Sherman’s mockumentary “biography” about two brothers’ obsession with their Golden Retriever, Toby, which drove them around the bend.

Rewind (4:00) Razor Jane’s music video starring her own very unusual dog, who has to run away from home to find out the true value of his first human love.

La Vie D’Un Chien (The Life of a Dog) (13:00) Director John Harden’s sci-fi film set in Paris, 1962. A lonely scientist devises a formula that transforms him into a dog, and creates a social revolution, taking the idea of “man’s best friend” to a different place.

The Shelter Project PSA (3:00) Prince Lorenzo Borghese from “The Bachelor” falls in love this time around.

SNIFF

A portion of the proceeds of this collection go to Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California and to the filmmakers featured in the collection.

Walkies in the Wind (2:00) Toby Mattison’s charming animated film.

SNIFF (1 hour 27 minutes) The first New York screening of this feature film about training a Guide Dog for the Blind and a Search and Rescue dog, combined with a Monty Python-type narrative of a San Francisco “dog hotel” (run by “Pulp Fiction” star Amanda Plummer) and two British actors (the star of “Men Behaving Badly,” Neil Morrissey, and his buddy Richard Huw), who finance their documentaries by dressing up as canine concierges.

Dine in the Dark (:30) A PSA shown on Australian television to encourage fund-raising “dine in the dark” dinner parties with guests blind-folded to raise awareness of the challenges facing vision-impaired people..

New York, New York Collection

A portion of every download goes to each filmmaker featured in the collection, and to our national beneficiary, the Michelson Found Animals Foundation.

Wonder Dog (1:00) John Lee’s adorable Yorkshire Terrier in her Wonder Woman costume running all over New York City to save the day.

Shit Happens (2:00) Joan Caspi’s use of a mime to give a reminder to pick up the poop!

Dog People (18:00) Heidi Gelover’s documentary looks at some surprising dog-passionate New Yorkers and their activities.

The Pet Replacer (1:00) Bideawee’s reminder that a real dog or cat is the best sort of pet.

Steadfast Stanley (4:00) Director John Kim’s brilliant animated tale of Stanley, a Welsh Corgi, who is left behind in a sudden apocalypse and does everything to be reunited with the little boy he loves.

My Little Nut (6:00) Director Johan Perruchoud made this film as part of a 48-hour film challenge (written, shot and edited in 2 days!) The film is the debut of Peanut, the Chihuahua co-owned by the director and the “other star” of the film, Shivantha Wijesinha.

Dog Soldiers: a Dogumentary (29:00) Mike Carroll made this documentary in 1990 about a professional dog walker in NYC, giving us a view back to what dog-centric living was like almost 3 decades ago and how it has changed….or not?!

Ooh la la (1:00) Erika Fischerkeller’s humorous animation exploring the relationship between males, females and dogs. Inspired by the French Poodle.