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THE BATTERED BASTARDS OF BASEBALL (2014, doc)

 Greetings again from the darkness. What an excellent documentary on yet another in the seemingly endless string of baseball stories that are both fascinating and true. 468 more words

Documentary

HBO Blew My Mind with "The Newburgh Sting"

usacityfacts.com: The median worker income in Newburgh, NY is $22,818.

I’m going to make this quick. Last week, HBO’s documentary films came out with “The Newburgh Sting” which was about an elaborate FBI operation that turned four men into terrorists. 335 more words

Social Commentary

"The New Willamette" (1974)

“Here in Oregon we listen to water all the time.”

Homer Groening (1919-1996) was an ad man, cartoonist, and industrial filmmaker in Portland, Oregon (also father to Matt, creator of… 160 more words

Documentary

Watch the official trailer for 'Batkid Begins'

Miles Scott, the 5-year-old leukemia survivor better known as Batkid, won over the hearts of San Francisco (and pretty much the entire internet) when his Make-a-Wish request was to be Batman for a day. 71 more words

Movies

Documentarian Chad Nelson is looking to re-create 1970s La Mesa, California

I saw this leaflet stapled to a utility pole when walking Minnie this morning.

Here’s Chad, apparently.

History

On DVD: FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

Coming to DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, July 29: FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

John Maloof and Charlie Siskel’s chronicle of the discovery of the work of the previously unknown photographer made its debut at Toronto last year. 31 more words

Film

A 7 part history of modern warfare by Gwynne Dyer.  This documentary series was produced with the aid of the NFB (Canada) in the mid 80s; and its focus was global.  18 more words

Canadian