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Thursday, July 25 2013

'The Crash Reel': Snowboarder Kevin Pearce's Fall and Recovery

Along with snowboarder Kevin Pearce's accident and remarkable recovery, the film looks at the institutional structure and risks of extreme sports -- as a business.


Thursday, May 12 2011

Mosaics of Trash Reveal Treasures Within in 'Waste Land'

Brazilian artist Vik Muniz does photo shoots within the confines of a landfill, a place which is simultaneously stomach-turning and meticulously organized.


Monday, November 1 2010

'Waste Land': Another Reality

As Waste Land grapples with questions about the artist's relationship to his subjects, it asks a few more concerning the responsibility of documentaries to their subjects.


Tuesday, July 27 2010

'Countdown to Zero': Looks Like It's Pretty Hairy

Setting sober archival imagery alongside Dr. Strangelove, Countdown to Zero makes clear that fact and fiction can be hard to parse.


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Friday, December 10 2010

'Waste Land' filmmaker Lucy Walker finds treasure amid trash

PHILADELPHIA — "It's about garbage, it's a documentary, and I'm from England originally," Lucy Walker remembers stammering, in a fit of awkwardness, to a group of


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