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Best Picks for the DOC NYC Film Festival 2020

The virtual edition of the year's premiere documentary showcase, DOC NYC Film Festival 2020, begins streaming tomorrow, Wednesday, 11 November. Prepare to heap your queue up with this abundance of documentary offerings.

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On Truth and Lies and the Full Frame Film Festival 2011

Jyllian Gunther, Isaac Miller, Kevin Greer, Amy Carroll
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Best Complexities in 2008

The most remarkable films of 2008 were small, smart, and complicated. While they're surely worth seeking out for their own pleasures, they also represent the sort of movies that will find theatrical releases even harder to manage in the shrinking economy.

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Standard operating Procedure

As with all his work, Morris approaches his subjects like a hawk, circling his prey, darting in here and there, tearing off a piece.

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Standard Operating Procedure

Errol Morris' new documentary, Standard Operating Procedure, remembers the pictures' effects -- the shock, the outrage, and the anger that greeted their release.

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The Errol Morris DVD Collection (2005) - PopMatters Film Review )

Errol Morris' documentaries are strange, perfect journeys.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons of Robert S. McNamara (2003) - PopMatters Film Review )

It is a most provocative, potent, and important film. And as the current war against and occupation of Iraq continue, the film looms like a kind of shadow, an increasingly alarming cautionary tale.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Meaning of Life? Ask the Mole-Rat in 'Fast, Cheap & Out of Control'

Ask the mole rat about the egomaniacal pursuit of what some in the military call 'command and control'.

Scott Thill

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