Posted in “ Documentary ” tag: 29 entries

The Stories We Are Bequeathed

Jun 07, 2017

Needless to say, World War II has left irreparable scars all over the planet. The survivors of those events have …

Meditation of Life

May 03, 2017

A fascinating and profound new documentary “The Departure,” directed by Lana Wilson who stunned America with her 2013 film “After …

Uncertainty As Possibility

Apr 13, 2017

In our early 20s, away from home with the feeling of having our own space and time, and new opportunities …

A Spherical Perspective

Jul 31, 2016

A unilateral broadcast can hugely influence society. Known for his previous works “A” and “A2,” director Tatsuya Mori’s first feature …

DOC NYC 2015

Nov 11, 2015

Now in its 6th edition, America’s largest documentary film festival, DOC NYC has evolved every year to become one of the …

In Search Of Freedom

Jul 30, 2015

Director Hisako Matsui has been depicting the lives of women through her three narrative films “Solitude Point,” “Oriume” and “Leonie.” …

Breaking the Burning Silence

Jul 16, 2015

Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing,” which was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 86th Academy Awards, left us …

When Someone’s Dream Comes True…

May 03, 2015

In the early hours of November 1st, 2001, Missouri sports editor Kent Heitholt was murdered in the parking lot of …

Break Off the Spiral

Apr 23, 2015

Every nineteen minutes someone dies of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs. It means one night you take pills, such …

The Cost of War

Oct 05, 2014

With World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq, each generation in the United States has experienced war over the past …

61 Minutes of Meditation

May 01, 2014

Painters William Ranney and Thomas Moran pursued the life and landscape of the American West. What did they want to …

To Keep Our Art Alive

Apr 29, 2014

Once upon a time Chelsea, the East and West Villages and SoHo were overflowing with aspiring young artists; by now, …

Repost: Big Waves of Joy Wash Over Us

Mar 17, 2014

 

 

American poet and experimental filmmaker James Broughton celebrated life by breaking taboos and praising eternalities.  “Follow your own …

True Power Lies in the Streets

Oct 25, 2013

Inspired by the Jasmine Revolution, which began with the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi in Tunisia, people poured into the streets …

Full-Time Gang or Full-Time Dancer

May 26, 2013

“Flex is Kings” directed by Deidre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols intimately captures the lives of performers of Flex, a …

James Broughton in 1940’s  photo by Bob Lopez

Big Waves of Joy Wash Over Us

May 12, 2013

 

American poet and experimental filmmaker James Broughton celebrated life by breaking taboos and praising eternalities.  “Follow your own …

Making the Invisible Visible

Mar 01, 2013

“In many cases the funds actually exist.  Many of the programs that are incorporated into the message of this film, …

In the Far Off Ocean a Monster Nesting

Feb 27, 2013

Today in our convenient society, we easily make us blind to how our daily food is produced; food at supermarkets …

David Gelb “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

Jan 30, 2013

Sukiyabashi Jiro, a sushi restaurant with only ten seats at the counter lies in the heart of Tokyo’s Ginza ward. …

This Year’s Most Inspirational Documentary Film Is Released

Dec 14, 2012

This Spring the 2012 TriBeCa Film Festival premiered an extraordinary eye-opening documentary film “Let Fury Have the Hour” directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio. …