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Thursday, November 6 2008

Independent Lens: Knee Deep

Knee Deep is actually less interested in the details of who shot Janette Osborne than in the multiple stories that emerged from the crime.


Tuesday, October 28 2008

Independent Lens: Dinner with the President: A Nation’s Journey

Dinner with the President: A Nation’s Journey finds a particular, recurring focus in the question of women's rights.


Wednesday, October 22 2008

Independent Lens: Chicago 10

Opening the Fall 2008 season of Independent Lens, Chicago 10 revises old ideas -- about what constitutes history and documentary.


Thursday, October 16 2008

POV: Soldiers of Conscience

Soldiers' moral struggles tend to remain invisible, like the situations that drive them. Soldiers of Conscience shows the dilemmas and the costs of war.


Tuesday, August 19 2008

POV: The Judge and the General

The Judge and the General gives Guzmán the opportunity to reflect on his part in the process of Pinochet's regime and to define the perpetrators.


Tuesday, August 5 2008

POV: Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music

With his life and career in one of their several turnarounds, Cash is here an ideal documentary subject, self-aware, passionate, and glad to take the crew along on a tour of places and people that matter to him,


Wide Angle: 18 With a Bullet

Again and again, 18 With a Bullet reinforces this idea, that the rules are all important.


Tuesday, July 29 2008

POV: Campaign (Senkyo)

Kazuhiro Soda's excellent Campaign (Senkyo) is an "observational documentary," quiet and acute.


Wednesday, July 9 2008

Full Battle Rattle

In Full Battle Rattle, the Iraq Simulation and the war are both real and not real, confusing, painful, and horrific, for the refugees working as role players.


Independent Lens: Writ Writer (Reviews) [3.Jun.08]
American Experience: Walt Whitman (Reviews) [15.Apr.08]
Has HBO become edgy PBS? (News) [27.Mar.08]
War/Dance (Reviews) [11.Dec.07]
Oswalds Ghost (Reviews) [30.Nov.07]
My Kid Could Paint That (Reviews) [10.Oct.07]
Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) (Reviews) [25.Aug.07]
Summercamp! (Reviews) [14.Aug.07]
Maps: “You Don’t Know Her Name” (Mixed Media) [29.Jul.07]
Maps: We Can Create (Reviews) [25.Jul.07]
‘The War’ versus our war (News) [17.Jul.07]
Sicko (2007) (Reviews) [29.Jun.07]
Short Cuts - In Theaters: SiCKO (Short Ends and Leader) [26.Jun.07]
The Front Page: SiCKO-fantastic (Short Ends and Leader) [17.Jun.07]
51 Birch Street (Reviews) [10.May.07]
The Trials of Darryl Hunt (Reviews) [26.Apr.07]
“Faggot! Sissy! Queer!” (Columns) [18.Apr.07]
America at a Crossroads (Reviews) [16.Apr.07]
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