Tag: documentary

The Flat

The Flat

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The title of the this 2011 Israeli documentary refers to the Tel Aviv apartment of recently deceased, 98 year old Gerda, the grandmother of The Flat’s director, Arnon Goldfinger. The premise of the film is immediately intriguing, titillating even: One day, while clearing out the remnants of the flat, Goldfinger stumbles across evidence of his […]

CONNECTED: an autobiography about love, death & technology

CONNECTED: an autobiography about love, death & technology

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

CONNECTED: an autobiography about love, death & technology is a fast-paced, eye opening film by Tiffany Shlain that explores the impact of technology and the world’s connectiveness to the Internet and other media that serves to make us more independent, when we should certainly be more interdependent on each other to solve the world’s problem. […]

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The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard

The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hollywood’s war on piracy has waged on for years, with big shots making lobbyists try to find ways to legally persecute downloaders, file sharing sites and their creators. From Napster to Megaupload, there have been dozens of cases that have made huge headlines, but none of them have been as big as The Pirate Bay. […]

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How To Survive A Plague

How To Survive A Plague

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Too often, movies about HIV/AIDS fall into the same trap. They treat the disease as something terrifying and tragic, which it is, but it’s the way in which they present it. They take a passive stance, as if to say “aww, isn’t it so sad that this happens?” It is. It’s terrible that HIV/AIDS exists […]

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Undefeated

Undefeated

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

I will admit, even at 25, I’ve always been one of those people who take the age-old saying of “it’s only a game” to heart. Maybe it was my lack of athleticism or maybe my apathy towards most of my teammates as a kid, but sports were never my thing. Nothing against them, I just […]

The Story of Math Collection

The Story of Math Collection

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you have the least amount of interest in math, than this documentary set is for you. The Story of Math Collection has plenty to offer everyone, from the mathematician to the novice. The collection includes three main programs; The Story of Maths, Music of the Primes, and The Code.  These programs offer an insight […]

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56 Up

56 Up

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Experiences make great stories; how much better if they are captured on camera? In an ingenious and creative move, documentary filmmaker Michael Upted decided to interview a group of 7-year-olds about their views on life and their hopes for the future. The project began in 1964, and aired as a television special. But like a […]

After Porn Ends

After Porn Ends

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Porn is a part of the American way of life. No matter how much most of us deny that we look at it, it remains one of the most profitable industries in our country. But how much do we know about porn? More importantly, how much do we know about the people that we are […]

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Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry

Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alison Klayman has created an incredible look into the life of an important artist and the power of expression in the digital age in her film Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry. The film follows Ai Wei Wei over a period of three years, which goes into his work as an artist, a social critic on […]

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The Central Park Five

The Central Park Five

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new documentary from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns is now playing in limited release. The Central Park Five chronicles the events of April 19, 1989, in New York when five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem (Raymond Santana, 14, Kevin Richardson, 14, Steve Lopez, 15, Antron McCray, 15, Yusef Salaam, 15, and Kharey Wise, 16) were arrested […]

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