"ONCE I WAS: The Hal Ashby Story" is a provocative examination of the life and work of director Hal Ashby as we look at his wide range of films from the classic films Harold & Maude to Shampoo and Being There within the changing landscape of American cinema. Currently in post-production, the film includes interviews with Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges, Cat Stevens (Yusuf), Jon Voight, Rosanna Arquette, Haskell Wexler and Norman Jewison. Contemporary directors Allison Anders, Judd Apatow, Adam McKay, David O. Russell, Alexander Payne and Lisa Cholodenko put Hal’s films into context of the here and now. Directed by Amy Scott. Produced by Christine Beebe and Jonathan Lynch and Brian Marrow of Shark Pig. This film is a participant of IFP Independent Film Week in September 2015 and is represented by Cinetic.
FELIX AUSTRIA! is Christine’s feature documentary directorial debut. Her film premiered at HotDocs in 2013 and is distributed by Dark Hollow Films. When American scholar Felix Pfeifle inherits 60 years of letters between unlikely penpals, everyday American Herbert Hinkel and the last heir of the Holy Roman Emperors, Felix begins the journey of a lifetime: to reach the source of the correspondence, the aging Archduke Otto von Habsburg himself. Meanwhile time is running out on another end–Felix’s father is dying of Huntington’s Disease, an incurable genetic disease that he has a 50 percent chance of developing. Felix seeks to connect with a past that has been pushed aside by history – before it’s too late.
Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present is a feature documentary currently in production about the pioneering life and works of artist, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad who has remained an enigmatic, creative figure for fifty years. The film traces Tony’s incredible history in the now legendary downtown New York underground scene of the 1960s through to the present as he is finally being recognized for his decades-sweeping art and film projects. Directed by Tyler Hubby and produced by Christine Beebe and Paul Williams, the film stars Tony Conrad, David Grubbs, Jim O’Rourke, Tony Oursler, Moby and many others from the art and music worlds.
FUCK is a feature-length documentary directed by Steve Anderson, produced by Rainstorm Entertainment and THINKFilm, co-produced by Christine Beebe. A documentary is a comical take on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use that stars celebrities, comedians, politicians, conservatives and liberals as well as porn stars. Hunter S. Thompson, Drew Carey, Chuck D, Billy Connolly, Sam Donaldson, Ron Jeremy, Pat Boone, Bill Maher, Kevin Smith, Tera Patrick among many others star in the film.