Documentary Tag Archive

Documentary

Goh Iromoto Ponders Questions of Time, Mortality and the Balance of Life in Wildlife Feature ‘Land of the Living’

Goh Iromoto reveals how he captured the inevitable struggles of life amidst the grand canvas of Kenya's majestic wildlife in his contemplative documentary.

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Documentary, Music

Moe Najati Captures the Evolving World of Cuban Rumba’s Intersecting Beliefs and Gender Biases in ‘Uproar’

Moe Najati reveals how stumbling upon an astounding all female Rumba group during a research trip reshaped his Cuban music documentary 'Uproar'.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Bill & Turner Ross Document the Last Night at a Las Vegas Dive Bar in ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’

We discover how DN alums Bill & Turner Ross chronicled the final night at a Las Vegas dive bar for their observational doc 'Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets'.

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Documentary

‘Gwen’ Director William Mcgregor Chronicles the Fight for Survival of an Ancestral Farm in ‘The Beekeeper’

William McGregor discusses his new doc 'The Beekeeper' and returning to short form storytelling after the success of his debut feature 'Gwen'.

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Documentary

Paul Hairston Tracks a Fight Club Seeking to End Death in the Streets in ‘Lions in the Corner’

Paul Hairston's short doc 'Lions in the Corner' follows Streetbeefs, a fight club in Virginia set up to stop the extreme consequences of local violence.

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Documentary

Arne Totz Documents the Life of a Legendary Blind Boxer in ‘Dear Enemy: The Journey of Bashir’

Arne Totz reveals how he created stirring doc 'Dear Enemy: The Journey of Bashir', the story of Bashir Ramathan, a blind boxer from the slums of Uganda.

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Documentary

Pete Shanel Reaps Wisdom From A Legendary New York Photographer in ‘A Few Days With Jill Freedman’

Pete Shanel talks to DN about meeting a legendary New York photographer to tell the story of her life as an artist in 'A Few Days With Jill Freedman'.

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Documentary

Kristian Melom Conveys the Power of the Written Word in Lyrical Jason Reynolds Portrait Doc ‘Dear, Dreamer’

Kristian Melom tells DN about making the cerebral visual in his lyrical portrait of New York Times Best-Selling author Jason Reynolds, 'Dear, Dreamer'.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary

Shervin Kermani Expresses the Universal Pain of Heartache in His Crushingly Raw Breakup Short ‘The Last Message’

Shervin Kermani talks to DN about transforming personal heartache into universally relatable emotion in devastating breakup short 'The Last Message'.

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Documentary, Film Festival

Jewel’s Catch One

C.Fitz's new documentary focuses on a real life hero, a women who for over 40 years supported the LGBT and black community from her nightclub, Catch One.

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Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

DN340: On Call – Alice Diop

Alice Diop's latest documentary seeks to put names and faces to the asylum seekers suffering a life of loneliness and fear as they live in exile in Paris.

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Documentary

The Accord

RC Cone takes us on a thrill seeking adventure through the eyes of a passionate Icelandic surfer battling against the personified North Atlantic wind.

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