Gold Town Nickelodeon

Gold Town Nickelodeon

10 Episodes

Art-House America

Art-house cinema is alive and well in the US’s most remote state capital! Join programmer Collette Costa for a tour of the Gold Town Nickelodeon and a selection of films that resonate with life on the frosty frontier.

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Gold Town Nickelodeon
  • Gold Town Nickelodeon

    Episode 1

    Art-house cinema is alive and well in the US’s most remote state capital! Join programmer Collette Costa for a tour of the Gold Town Nickelodeon and a selection of films that resonate with life on the frosty frontier.

  • Collette Costa on Her Film Selections

    Episode 2

  • Nanook of the North

    Episode 3

    Directed by Robert Flaherty • 1922 • United States

    Robert Flaherty's classic film tells the story of Inuit hunter Nanook and his family as they struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of Canada's Hudson Bay region. Enormously popular when released in 1922, Nanook of the North is a cinemat...

  • THE GOLD RUSH: 1925 Version

    Episode 4

    Directed by Charles Chaplin • 1925 • United States

    Charlie Chaplin’s comedic masterwork—which charts a prospector’s search for fortune in the Klondike and his discovery of romance (with the beautiful Georgia Hale)—forever cemented the iconic status of Chaplin and his Little Tramp character. Sh...

  • Man of Aran

    Episode 5

    Directed by Robert Flaherty • 1934 • United Kingdom

    Robert J. Flaherty's award-winning MAN OF ARAN uses stunning location photography and brilliant montage editing to build a forceful drama of life on the Aran Islands. Situated among the frequent and violent storms that slam into its barren la...

  • Andrei Rublev

    Episode 6

    Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky • 1966 • Soviet Union

    Tracing the life of a renowned icon painter, the second feature by Andrei Tarkovsky vividly conjures the murky world of medieval Russia. This dreamlike and remarkably tactile film follows Andrei Rublev as he passes through a series of poetic...

  • Amarcord

    Episode 7

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1973 • France, Italy

    This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the director's youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies,...

  • Babette’s Feast

    Episode 8

    Directed by Gabriel Axel • 1987 • Denmark

    At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning BABETTE’S FEAST is a deeply beloved treasure of cinema. Directed by Gabriel Axel and adapted from a story by Isak Di...

  • Insomnia

    Episode 9

    Directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg • 1997 • Norway

    In this elegantly unsettling murder mystery, Stellan Skarsgård plays an enigmatic Swedish detective with a checkered past who arrives in a small town in northern Norway to investigate the death of a teenage girl. As he digs deeper into the facts sur...

  • Gold Town Documentary by Lisle Herbert

    Episode 10

    Before it became Alaska’s capital, Juneau was the world’s biggest gold town. This documentary by filmmaker and Gold Town Nickelodeon founder Lisle Hebert explores the history of Juneau through dramatic reenactments and visuals of the city’s lush landscapes.