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Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

The 5,000 Days Project

In Film Festival on May 22, 2012 at 5:32 am

This film follows children through adolescent till early adulthood. Basic questions about dreams and relationships are answered and reviewed over the 10 year spread. An interesting film.

High Ground

In Film Festival on May 21, 2012 at 7:26 pm

This documentary deals with Veterans who have returned from the Iraqi war and are dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Each of them have agreed to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. Through this film, we get a glimpse into their struggle and a sense of their healing. Well done.

Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry

In Film Festival on May 21, 2012 at 7:16 pm

This documentary follows an artist in China who is willing to leave the art world to confront his government. In the end, he’s still a confused artist.

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Must Travel

In Film Festival on May 21, 2012 at 7:05 pm

I did not know what to expect and was thoroughly entertained. George Plymton used a recorded interview with Diana for the narration of the documentary. Amazing film.

The Invisible War

In Film Festival on May 18, 2012 at 1:15 am

A revealing documentary about rape in the military. Since the commander that rape is to be reported to is the rapist in 25% of the rape cases, fair proceedings never prevail. Must see documentary.

Step Up To The Plate

In Film Festival on May 18, 2012 at 1:13 am

A documentary about a famous chef that attempts to pass the position on to his son. Boring film.

The Law in These Parts

In Film Festival on May 18, 2012 at 12:51 am

This Sundance Doc winner is about the court proceedings over the occupied territory administered by Israel during the late 1960’s. It is not flattering to Israel. Not being up to speed on the History of this story, I was lost at times.

Off Label

In Film Festival on May 18, 2012 at 12:04 am

This documentary examines the medical Human “guinea pig”. After chasing several stories and rabbits along the way, I’m not sure of the story I was suppose to receive.

In My Mother’s Arms

In Film Festival on May 18, 2012 at 12:02 am

A father in Iran attempts to run a boys orphanage for street kids. Needles to say, he has an up hill battle. Since he has little experience, the boys and especially his family suffer.

Last Call at the Oasis

In Film Festival on May 17, 2012 at 11:58 pm

This documentary highlights the many problems of drinking water shortages.