BROWNSTONES AND RED DIRT Trailer | TIFF Kids 2012: School Programme // nce. Brownstones to Red Dirt, a feature-length documentary, tells the story of how these “lost” groups find one another through a pen pal program that not only shapes their lives, but also shows them that even if they can’t count on the world, they can count on each other. The picture captures seemingly average students from brooklyn and Sierra Leone whose inspirational growth shows that no child’s future is…
Bartholomew Cubbins' Artifact on the Toronto Internation Film Festival. Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, Artifact gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto and his band 30 Seconds to Mars as they battle their label in a brutal lawsuit and record their album This Is War. The film is a true artifact of our times, as its subjects struggle with big questions over art, money and integrity.
Sarah Polley writing about the story behind her 'Stories We Tell', about to open at the Venice Film Festival. Thanks @Kyna Morgan! http://blog.nfb.ca/blog/2012/08/29/stories-we-tell-a-post-by-sarah-polley/
Fulton and Pepe's 2000 documentary captures Terry Gilliam's attempt to get The Man Who Killed Don Quixote off the ground. Back injuries, freakish storms, and more zoom in to sabotage the project (which has never been resurrected).
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT - Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to "stand down" — he will do the invading for America from now on. #TIFF15
The Central Park Five Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns A still from the current event The Central Park Five Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns A still from the current event The Central Park Five Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns Festival - TIFF Docs The devastating new documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon on the infamous "Central Park Jogger" case details how a rush to judgment by police, media and an outraged public led to five black and Latino…
A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining. The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they'll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends, many ways in, but no way out.
It's a better first-person mock-documentary thriller than most, but it's nonetheless a first-person mock-doc thriller -- and something else you're probably sick of, but to reveal that would be telling too much