Raja Harishchandra (1913)

Based on the eponymous legend recounted in the Sanskrit epics, this is the very first full-length Indian feature — the beginning of Bollywood….more

The Sea Monk (ca. 1845)

A woodblock print, by the late Edo period artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi, illustrating the story of an encounter with the Sea Monk or Umibozu, a spirit in Japanese folklo…more

Stop Driving Us Crazy! (1959)

A strange driver’s education film combining religion and sci-fi in the form of Rusty, a Martian who comes to Earth to explore the planet because his own is running …more

Bird Gods (1898)

A book on various birds from mythology by the American linguist, poet, and critic Charles DeKay (1848-1935)….more

The Hare of Inaba (1892)

Japanese folktale involving a mistreated hare, a bridge of crocodiles, eighty mean brothers, one good brother, and a beautiful princess….more

The Art of Dreams

A compendium of various artworks in which dreams are depicted, including works by Blake, Grandville, Hokusai, Redon and Dürer….more

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