Mixed Media

November 2011

‘We Still Live Here’ Premieres on ‘Independent Lens’ 17 November

When Jessie Littledoe enrolled in MIT’s linguistics program, she was hoping to recover, or at least trace, the origins of her people’s lost


Timely Documentary, ‘Pray the Devil Back to Hell’ at Maysles Cinema, 11/16

Pray The Devil Back to Hell  traces the Women’s Peace Initiative’s evolution, recounted by founders and active members. These include Leymah Gbowee,


Crystal Fighters - “Champion Sound” (video)

Imagine Stereo MCs covering Fleetwood Mac via Empire of the Sun, those are the touchstones. "Champion Sound" is odd -- and it’s the kind of record you never want to end.


‘Give Up Tomorrow’ at Stranger Than Fiction on 15 November

“I’m not scared to face my creator,” says Paco Larrañaga. “I have a big space there, I’m sure.” Here on earth, though,


Extraordinary Documentary, ‘The Pipe’, Available 15 November from FilmBuff

When Shell Oil decided to run a pipeline through Rossport, in northwest County Mayo, Ireland, the company did its best to convince residents the project


Friendly Fires Release Video for “Hurting”

It’s November and the compiling of year-end lists is in full effect. Pity then that Friendly Fires waited until the month of eschewing the


Excellent Doc ‘Promised Land’ at Maysles Cinema 14 November 2011

“At the heart of apartheid is the division of the land.” This opening title card for Promised Land introduces its focus. In 1994, South Africa’s


‘Where Soldiers Come From’ on POV for Veterans Day

“I know that a documentary is never completely the truth,” says Heather Courtney. “It is always told through the filter of the director and the


‘Poster Girl’ on HBO2 9 November

“I was always a good soldier,” remembers Robynn Murray. “She could always carry a heavy ruck,” she says of herself, “And she’s the one


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'Who' Will Be the Next Doctor?

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"What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...

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