Articles tagged documentary

‘Almost Holy’: A Controversial Mission to Save Kids in Ukraine

Almost Holy can’t make sense of the perpetual trauma facing kids in Mariupol, Ukraine. But it can show the battle waged against it.

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Why Make a Film About Anthony ‘Weiner’?

For all Weiner's focus on the mayoral campaign, on the media everywhere, and on Anthony Weiner, you're never not thinking of his wife, Huma Abedin.

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Cannes 2016: Survivors of Dictatorship Tell Their Stories in ‘Hissein Habré, a Chadian Tragedy’

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's spare but searing documentary gives voice to those who suffered under Habré's regime.

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“To Make the Most of the Moments”: Interview with Filmmaker Suzanne Crocker

Suzanne Crocker and her family spent spend nine months in the bush in a small cabin with no electricity, no running water, and no clocks. She did however, bring a camera.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: ‘The Lovers and the Despot’

An unbelievable story anchors The Lovers and the Despot, but a reluctance to frame it in an insightful way cripples it.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: ‘The Anthropologist’

Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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United Shades of America: Season 1, Episode 2 - “Behind the Walls”

What's so funny about prison? Turns out, not a lot. W. Kamau Bell goes behind bars.

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United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell: Season 1, Episode 1

W. Kamau Bell travels as an outsider in his native America.

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VICE: Season 4, Episode 5 - “Meathooked and End of Water”

Vice covers the dual disasters of our modern meat and water industries, and how we're slowly running out of both resources.

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Time and Place and ‘Counting’

In Counting, observation is transformed into a set of questions, ethical and aesthetic, political and practical.

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Surveying the World As It Twists and Turns: Ten Classics From the Criterion Collection

Keeping your head above the flood of Blu-rays is easier when buoyed by Gilda and Mrs. Robinson.

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‘1971’: The True Story of An FBI Break-in That Threatened to Break America

Remembering a time when a group of ordinary citizens broke into FBI offices and discovered that some of America's worst suspicions were true.

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When Jane Met Agnès: Two Films by Agnès Varda

Two personal and sympathetic explorations of sex, art, and acting: now with restored colour!

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 4 - “Beating Blindness and White Collar Weed”

Vice explores two sides of healthcare: one promising, and one troubling.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 3 - “Right to Die”

Vice explores the debate surrounding right to assisted suicide, straight from the mouths of those seeking it.

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‘Mavis!’ Puts Mavis Staples, and Her Influence on Music, Centre Stage

Even if Mavis! covers a lot of ground quickly, it offers an entertaining tribute to one hell of a performer.

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‘Human’: A Conversation With Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand comes down to earth at the Venice Film Festival and talks about his new film, Human.

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‘Containment’ Fiercely and Poetically Lays Out the Forever Effects of Nuclear Waste

How do we warn people of the future about our deadly legacy?

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 2 - “Escape to Europe and Cycle of Terror”

Vice tackles the Syrian refugee crisis, and the world's response.

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Stoned, Goofy… ‘Rolling Papers’ Shows It’s All in a Day’s Work Covering the Marijuana Industry

Rolling Papers is a compelling documentary about how the Denver Post covered the legalization of marijuana in Colorado.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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