There's much to be thankful for, today and any day we wake up breathing. If you're looking for a way to give back on this day of thanks, a new documentary by legendary artist and activist Ai Weiwei is here to help. READ MORE »
Another great discovery on Youtube, a documentary filmed in the Charterhouse of Vedana in northern Italy (close to Belluno, in the province of the Veneto) by Italian television in 1972. The narration is too long to give a translation,...Show More Summary
A documentary film maker with a history of visiting college campuses with simple questions has now switched to an even more basic display: Waving the American flag. Ami Horowitz took
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No matter what other instant film formats may follow, Polaroid is the original and arguably the best. When Polaroid announced the end of production in 2008, many feared that it would be gone forever. But Polaroid’s last working factory...Show More Summary
When shooting a video, you don’t always know how it will be edited, especially when shooting a documentary. Sometimes, the action happens only once, and you don’t have too much time to think. And when you need to cover an action or a scene, it can happen that your mind can simply go blank. Show More Summary
Over on Channel 4 there is a new darkly funny fly on the wall documentary series “British Workers Wanted“. It shows a recruitment company in England coping with life during Brexit. 98% of the company’s recruitment staff are foreign, but what do you do when after Brexit the foreign workers start to leave? The show more...
In her first narrative feature, about nuns grappling with changes in a 1960s convent, Betts explored religious devotion while finding her own authority as an artist. Halfway through making her 2010 documentary The Carrier, about an HIV-positive pregnant woman, director Maggie Betts was already hungering to create a narrative feature. Show More Summary
The answer is unclear. But in making the documentary herself, survivor Attiya Khan gets a rare chance to document her own healing. The post Film Reunites Woman With Abusive Ex. But Is He ‘A Better Man’? appeared first on Rewire.
Typical resources—histories, documentaries, Wikipedia, Google—can provide facts and figures, contribute context, but good historical fiction needs more. Here are eleven resources to shake loose the soul of your setting so it can sparkle on the page. The post 11 Unconventional Resources to Kick Your Historical Fiction Up a Notch appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
WHEN Zaradasht Ahmed, a Norwegian-Kurdish director, began shooting his war documentary, a complicated process spanning more than five years awaited him. “Nowhere to Hide” (2016, pictured), an immersive account of a male nurse working and raising a family in Iraq, was shot collaboratively by Mr Ahmed and the nurse himself, Nori Sharif.
This new documentary tackles Asian representation in media with humor and poise
This comedian’s documentary examines the cultural impact of a “Simpsons” character to make some larger points about harmful stereotypes. Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle was a sadly revolutionary film. The idea of an Asian character and a South Asian character being the two leads in a mainstream weed romp broke new cinematic ground in 2004. Show More Summary
Terror Films, in association with documentary filmmaker Seth Breedlove, is widening the platform availability of two creature myth documentaries. The documentaries are titled: Boggy Creek Monster and The Mothman of Point Pleasant. Both films will begin their release expansion on Tuesday, November 21st. Boggy Creek Monster documents the legend of the Fouke Monster – a […]
If you didn’t know Hari Kondabolu last month, you might know him now. The 34-year-old comic from Queens has seemingly been everywhere this fall, anchoring a raft of print, radio, and online coverage of his documentary, The Problem With Apu, which premiered Sunday on TruTV. The Indian-American resentment of Apu ... More »
We got the best events to attend this weekend around Chicago, including the Thanksgiving Day parade, a Bill Nye documentary and one of the city's best dance parties. Walk with McDonald’s Thanksgiving is nothing without a parade, and Chicago’s McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade heralds the holiday for...
Can men be considered “ballerinas”? They can — and are — especially when they’re members of the gender-bending, all-male comic ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a.k.a. “The Trocks,” which is enjoyably profiled in the documentary “Rebels on Pointe.” The internationally popular,...
Unfolding like a more intricately plotted installment of “48 Hours,” Erik Nelson’s “A Gray State” is a genuinely unsettling examination of a 2015 murder case. Upon initial introduction, David Crowley would appear to be well on his way — a charismatic, driven Iraq War veteran-turned-filmmaker with...
A new trailer shared exclusively with Hyperallergic gives a glimpse of Beuys, a new documentary about the legendary conceptual artist. The post Finally, a Joseph Beuys Documentary appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The 2017 documentary, The Go-Betweens: Right Here by director Kriv Stenders, delves into the history of the beloved indie group. The Go-Betweens were formed in Brisbane by Robert Forster and Grant McLennan in 1977. The documentary uses...Show More Summary