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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

American Films

30 DAYS OF FANDOR, DAY 16: ARAYA (1959)

Day 16: ARAYA (Margot Benacerraf, Venezuela, 1959)

This lyrical documentary, directed by Venezuelan feminist filmmaker Margot Benacerraf, shared the Cannes International Critics Prize with Hiroshima mon amour… 481 more words

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Three Days a Week

Day 2: Liverpool

So I’m sitting in front of Liverpool Town Hall in the Indian summer afternoon sunshine. I’m discussing a documentary with a Scouse film-maker, the protagonist of the film and the cameraman. 581 more words

Reflections

Review: Karl Marx City, 2016, dir. Petra Epperlein

Who needs to go to the Toronto International Film Festival when you can just watch movies in competition remotely? Okay, fair answer: Me. I need to go. 163 more words

Reviews

30 DAYS OF FANDOR, DAY 9: MEET MARLON BRANDO (1966)

Day 9: MEET MARLON BRANDO (Albert Maysles & David Maysles, USA, 1966)

A fascinating look into the chirpy artificiality of “candid” celebrity encounters: we watch as Brando bridles under the expectation to don a smile and purr innocuous platitudes into the Maysles’s watchful camera. 321 more words

Film Reviews

Life, Animated

Life, Animated is a moving documentary about Owen Suskind, an autistic man who has learned to find a better life through the animated Disney films and characters. 395 more words

Films

30 DAYS OF FANDOR, DAY 8: HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT'S INFERNO (2009)

Day 8: L’ENFER D’HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT
(Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea, France, 2009)

A documentary resurrecting an abandoned film project by Henri-Georges Clouzot, originally envisioned as a stylistic tour-de-force to catapult the “French Hitchcock” back to the forefront of 1960’s French cinema which was then in the throes of all things… 277 more words

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