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Tuesday, May 26 2009

Independent Lens: Steal a Pencil for Me

Michele Ohayon’s film makes the couple's complicated experience visible in reenactments and via photos and historical footage.


Tuesday, May 19 2009

Independent Lens: Stranded: I’ve Come From a Plane That Crashed in the Mountains

In Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed in the Mountains, impressionistic reenactments don’t provide plot or solicit viewer sympathy so much as they evoke anxiety.


Tuesday, May 5 2009

Independent Lens: Wings of Defeat

Wings of Defeat shows that, then and now, the kamikaze pilots were complicated and diverse individuals, not stereotypical fanatics.


Tuesday, April 28 2009

Independent Lens: At Home in Utopia

Michal Goldman's film is a loving tribute to those hopes for a heaven on earth in the Coops.


Tuesday, April 14 2009

Independent Lens: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

As much as she is celebrated by her constituents and the documentary, Taking Root, Wangari Maathai maintains her faith in "the people."


Tuesday, April 7 2009

Independent Lens: Milking the Rhino

Milking the Rhino tracks the shifting relations among African wildlife, their human neighbors, and eco-tourists.


Tuesday, March 31 2009

Independent Lens: Recycle

As the day dawns in the discerning and detailed Recycle, a bulldozer is pushing cardboard.


Tuesday, March 24 2009

Independent Lens: Lakshmi and Me

In her remarkable documentary, Lakshmi and Me, Nishtha Jain proposes to "cross a line," to film her maid, Lakshmi.


Tuesday, March 17 2009

Independent Lens: Arusi Persian Wedding

While the wedding provides compelling visuals and some minor melodrama, Arusi Persian Wedding is most interesting as it integrates its personal stories details within a broad historical context.


Tuesday, February 24 2009

Independent Lens: The Order of Myths

It's the careful, unsensational revelation of self-delusion that makes The Order of Myths so devastating.


Independent Lens: Tulia, Texas (Reviews) [10.Feb.09]
Independent Lens: Helvetica (Reviews) [6.Jan.09]
Independent Lens: Doc (Reviews) [9.Dec.08]
Independent Lens: March Point (Reviews) [18.Nov.08]
Independent Lens: Lioness (Reviews) [13.Nov.08]
Independent Lens: Knee Deep (Reviews) [6.Nov.08]
Independent Lens: Chicago 10 (Reviews) [22.Oct.08]
Independent Lens: Deep Water (Reviews) [17.Jun.08]
Independent Lens: The Cool School (Reviews) [10.Jun.08]
Independent Lens: Writ Writer (Reviews) [3.Jun.08]
Independent Lens: New Year Baby (Reviews) [27.May.08]
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