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Screening Room: 'The China Hustle'

My review of  the new documentary The China Hustle, playing now in limited release, is at Film Journal International:

Threaded with booming music, slashing scare-cuts, and talking heads throwing around phrases like “financial tsunami,” Jed Rothstein’s documentary 

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Screening Room: 'The Opera House'

 The Opera House is a curiously fascinating documentary about the Metropolitan Opera’s highly fraught move in the 1960s from their old house on Broadway to the brand-new Lincoln Center after an entire immigrant neighborhood was bulldozed to make room. 11 more words

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Screening Room: 'The Final Year'

The Final Year, which tracks Barack Obama’s foreign policy team in his presidency’s pell-mell final year as the shadow of the Trump victory looms darkly, is opening in wider release this week. 114 more words


Screening Room: 'What Lies Upstream'

The bracing new documentary What Lies Upstream is a scarifying investigation that starts with a chemical leak into a West Virginia river and expands into an indictment of a nationwide regulatory system riddled with lax oversight and dangerous levels of compromise. 20 more words

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Legendary Life of Iris Apfel

Here’s the trailer :

A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.

click here for more info from Vogue.co.uk


Advanced Style- Documentary on ageing with fashion and brilliance

Here is the trailer:

ADVANCED STYLE is a documentary that examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers aged 62 to 95 whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. 351 more words

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TV Room: 'Wormwood'

Launching Friday on Netflix is Errol Morris’s immersive new six-part series Wormwood, which mixes hardboiled investigative documentary filmmaking with David Lynchian recreations. A four-hour theatrical edit is also playing in limited release. 76 more words

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