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Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the devil

In preparation for an exhibit featuring the work of 15th century  Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch, a team of Dutch scholars, technicians and experts from the Bosch research and conservation project have the daunting task of assembling the remaining paintings and drawings from several museum. 396 more words


Radical films: John Hughes film screening & talk at RMIT Gallery

Filmmaker John Hughes.

On Thursday 20 October from 5.30-7.30 pm, RMIT Gallery screens Indonesia Calling: Joris Ivens In Australia. The documentary film, directed by John Hughes, recalls the birth of Indonesia, and the impact of a small film and its legacy for Australian documentary film culture. 315 more words

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Review: Theo Who Lived, 2016, dir. David Schisgall

If you don’t know Theo Padnos, then you probably don’t know Peter Theo Curtis, which is fine: He’s probably okay with not being “known” at this point in his life, because his life, in recent years, has been kinda rough, in which “rough” means “non-existent.” Curtis was kidnapped by Jabhat al-Nusra and kept prisoner between 2012 and 2014 while reporting from the front line of the Syrian war. 55 more words


Patreon, Timelapse, A New Documentary Project.

I spent some time in a little nook of woods this week near town called Tanyard Branch. Never been there in 13 years of living here.   648 more words

New York Film Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

Owen Gleiberman (Variety) reviews Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro, calling it a “transcendent documentary,” a “kaleidoscopic journey through the life and mind of James Baldwin, whose voice speaks even more powerfully today than it did 50 years ago.” Here are excerpts; please, read the full review  889 more words


The lovers and the despot

The incredible tale of South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee and her husband, film director Shin Sang-ok, being kidnapped by North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il. As weird as it sounds it did happen. 228 more words


List of Misfit Artists - "Electric Boogaloo" (2012)

Part three in our continuing Misfit Artists saga, which examines documentaries about unique artists working outside of the mainstream.

Electric Boogaloo is not about break dancing. 423 more words

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