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The Fog of Truth: Close-Up on Documentaries

Oct 31, 2018

In a special Halloween themed episode, things get spooky as we talk about the myriad of horror documentaries available online, review 78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene and Chris interviews Kimberly Reed of Dark Money.


Group Review Documentary:

78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene (2017) / USA (Director: Alexandre O....

Oct 24, 2018

This week we discuss our own personal work and creative ventures and look at two doc portraits of activists doing what they love for careers in the arts: MR. FISH: CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END and MR. SOUL!


Group Review Documentary:

MR. FISH: CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END (2018) / USA (Director: Pablo Bryant,...

Oct 17, 2018

What better time to focus on docs about strong dissenting women effecting positive change in the world? Feels like now is good, so in this episode we review MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. and Chris interviews the director of ¡Las Sandanistas!


Group Review Documentary:

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. (2018) / USA (Director:...

Oct 10, 2018

Recreations, hybridity and truth are the topics this week as we discuss what classifies a documentary while fictionalization in documentaries become more commonplace. Through this lens we review 306 HOLLYWOOD and interview Irene Lusztig of YOURS IN SISTERHOOD.


Group Review Documentary:

306 HOLLYWOOD (2018) / USA...

Oct 3, 2018

What are the ethical standards of a filmmaker portraying subcultures to which they do not belong? How does it shift if they are a member? How does the relationship between the filmmaker, subject and intended audience play out? This week we discuss all of this and sprinkle in alien stuff too, for fun, with a review of