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October 2014

Is Vice's Documentary on ISIS Illegal? - The Atlantic

by sbrothier
It’s possible to fight terrorism without shutting down all pro-jihadist speech. But it’s not possible to fight it without understanding it, or confronting ideas with ideas.

September 2014

Michael Moore's 13-Point Manifesto for Documentary Filmmaking

by gregg
(an absolute must-read for creators in non-fiction storytelling).

The Undocumented

by gregg
The Undocumented is a feature length cinema verite documentary that exposes a little known consequence of United States immigration policy.  Since 1998 more than 2000 dead bodies and skeletal remains of illegal border crossers have been found in the desert in southern Arizona.

August 2014

Overburden

by gregg
After a mine disaster kills her brother, a right-wing pro-coal activist joins forces with a tree-hugging grandmother to take down the most dangerous coal company in the U.S.

July 2014

June 2014

Door into the Dark

by gregg
An immersive documentary experience about the psychology of navigation

One Day on Earth

by gregg
One Day on Earth started in September of 2008 with the goal of creating a unique worldwide media event where thousands of participants would simultaneously film over a 24-hour period.

BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY

by gregg
The purity of humanity exists. It is there in the mountains, the ice fields, the jungle, along the rivers and in the valleys. Jimmy Nelson found the last tribesmen and observed them. He smiled and drank their mysterious brews before taking out his camera. He shared what real people share: vibrations, invisible but palpable. He adjusted his antenna to the same frequency as theirs. As trust grew, a shared understanding of the mission developed: the world must never forget the way things were.

May 2014

CYOD

by gregg
Inspired by the Choose Your Own Adventure phenomenon of the 1980’s - Choose Your Own Documentary tells the true story of Nathan Penlington's discovery of a diary and his attempts to unravel its many mysteries. Part stand-up, part film documentary and part spoken word, it’s a unique and compelling interactive experience in which the audience play the most important role.

April 2014

Who is Dayani Cristal | The Film

by gregg
EP IN THE SUN-BLISTERED SONORA DESERT BENEATH A CICADA TREE, ARIZONA BORDER POLICE DISCOVER A DECOMPOSING MALE BODY. LIFTING A TATTERED T-SHIRT, THEY EXPOSE A TATTOO THAT READS “DAYANI CRISTAL”. WHO IS THIS PERSON? WHAT BROUGHT HIM HERE? HOW DID HE DIE? AND WHO—OR WHAT—IS DAYANI CRISTAL?

March 2014

The Act of Killing essay: How Indonesia’s mass killings could have slowed the Vietnam War.

by gregg
How did we forget the mass killings in Indonesia? And what might they have taught us about Vietnam?

Your world inside out: ¡Vivan las Antípodas! and Kossakovsky’s Ten Rules | BFI

by gregg
¡Vivan las Antípodas! is a mysterious trick film: inventive, wildly playful and truly mesmerising. The movie is a portrait of four antipodes – places on Earth diametrically opposite one another – that plays out as magical realist ethnography.

Victor Kossakovsky’s 10 Rules for documentary filmmaking: | Capturing Light

by gregg
Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky’s 10 Rules  for documentary filmmaking:

The Act of Killing | Nick Fraser | Film | The Observer

by gregg
Don't give an Oscar to this snuff movie It has won over critics but this tasteless film teaches us nothing and merely indulges the unrepentant butchers of Indonesia

It Came From Inside the House: Community, Criticism and The Act of Killing | Filmmaker Magazine

by gregg
For much of the past decade, one constant gripe within the world of documentary has been a need for more writing and better criticism about the craft of the filmmaking (as opposed to summaries of the plot or lionizations of the subject). So why have two recent, very critical op-ed pieces about The Act of Killing drawn such heat? The answer lies in both the source of the criticism and the method.

VHX, Online Video Distribution for Film, TV, Music and More

by sbrothier & 1 other
VHX is a direct-to-fan distribution platform built for premium video. We empower artists to sell their work from their own websites, directly to fans.

War Story

by gregg
WAR STORY is a new, landmark, television series for HISTORY featuring little-known stories of Canadians in combat, told entirely by the men and women who were there.

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