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National Gallery

This is a documentary about the backstage of London’s National Gallery. National Gallery is American documentarian Frederick Wiseman’s 43rd film. 84 years old Wiseman likes to show the daily life of institutions. 258 more words


Cinema Eye Honors: All Eyes on Documentary Films

The annual event showcases 2014’s achievements in non-fiction filmmaking

The first time you were subjected to a documentary probably happened in class and if you were really lucky it happened in health class; regardless of the decade your teacher somehow found a way to teach you about positive life choices through a 15mm lens shot three decades prior to when your Nike Air’s came out. 1,051 more words



Hey everyone! Miss me? It’s been awhile but I have a great documentary for you to check out!

Academy Award nominee Director Laura Poitras has turned what could have been normal investigative journalism into a terrifying real-life political thriller within a documentary. 424 more words

Film Reviews

Review: Death Metal Angola, 2014, dir. Jeremy Xido

“The first few minutes of Death Metal Angola don’t feel like the introduction to a documentary. They’re something more akin to the opening sequence of a horror film. 100 more words


Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Documentary | Biography | Mystery Film. Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

Real estate agent, John Maloof explains how a trip to a local auction house, in search for old pictures to use for a book history of his neighborhood, resulted in him bidding and winning a box full of old negatives. 854 more words


Chicago International Film Festival: Into the Clouds We Gaze (MCOM 4735, 6735 / IFDI 5735: Documentary Filmmaking Critical Viewing Assignment)

For my documentary film class, I also had to see a film at the Chicago International Film Festival.

MCOM 4735, 6735 / IFDI 5735:  Documentary Filmmaking…

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