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
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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
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
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
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