Jon Shenk
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Kiss My Grit: 19th Annual Full Frame Film Festival 2016
19 Apr 2016 // 10:00 PM

Full Frame has that roughly perfect doc fest combo of grit and grits: viable texture, more heavy than fluffy, at times a bit cheesy, sometimes sweet, and always a worthwhile indulgence.


DOC NYC 2011: The Island President
7 Nov 2011 // 10:35 PM

The film emphasizes Mohamed Nasheed's recent stardom on the world stage, with the background note that he and others fought for 20 years to secure democracy in the Maldives.

Lost Boys of Sudan (2003)
17 Mar 2004 // 7:00 PM

Revealing the stark choices faced by so many refugees who receive the casual beneficence of the West, the documentary also shows reactions of Americans to the unknown in human form.


Topical Doc 'The Island President' Opens at Film Forum on 28 March
27 Mar 2012 // 6:00 AM

The film is beautifully shot and tells a compelling story. It also provides an inspiring instruction as to Nasheed's means and his end.

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'The Island President'
12 Sep 2011 // 2:00 AM

This is one of those documentaries designed to make you march out of the theatre and do something to change the world.

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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