Tag: documentary

NANA Film Review

NANA is not a historical documentary about what happened to the Jewish people during WWII, but rather the story of a blonde girl with a normal life who lost everything, and how her descendants live with the trauma of heritage. It also shows a strong woman who managed to survive and keep her hands clean.

EDITH+EDDIE

How we treat our seniors and what that treatment says of us has rarely been portrayed in such a disturbingly emblematic tale of the banal triumphing over the beautiful.

THE DEPARTURE Film Review

THE DEPARTURE aka ODEJSCIE is Director Lana Wilson’s sublime visual journal about a motorcycle-riding Rinzai Zen priest who is internationally known as a virtual, one-man, suicide prevention hotline in Japan.

Projections at the 55th New York Film Festival Is the Annual Showcase of Daring And Experimental Works

Projections, taking place October 6-9, is comprised of eight features and eight shorts programs includes experimental narratives, avant-garde poetics, crossovers into documentary and ethnographic realms, and contemporary art practices Short, medium, and feature-length work by some of today’s most significant and groundbreaking filmmakers and artists.

James Kelly Reviews THE HURT BUSINESS

Director-Writer Vlad Yudin’s documents the lives of several mixed martial arts stars, such as Jon Jones, former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Ronda Rousey, first ever UFC women’s bantamweight champion; and Rashad “Suga” Evans, former UFC light-heavyweight champion. Also included are Ronda…