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Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Best Worst Movie

One of the funniest documentaries of recent times must be Best Worst Movie. Having seen it at Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2009, it often pops to my mind when recommending a … Continue reading

23/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Exit Through the Gift Shop: A Banksy Film

Nominated as Best Documentary at the Academy Awards in 2010, Exit Through The Gift Shop: A Bansky Film is a must see for everyone interested in the works of British … Continue reading

22/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Women with Cows

Britt loves her cows, but her sister Inger hates the cows. As can be expected, the cows are therefore often the source of the sisters quarrels. Women with Cows (dir. … Continue reading

19/12/2011 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Doc – Gypsy wedding extravaganza

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding is a one-off TV documentary screened at Channel 4, UK in 2010. The doc had huge ratings in the UK, and as a result, Channel … Continue reading

18/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Grizzly Man

Werner Herzog´s Grizzly Man (2005) is a documentary every doc enthusiast should see. The film tells the story of Timothy Treadwell who spent 13 summers living with wild grizzly bears … Continue reading

17/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Sarah Palin: You betcha!

What do former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and Aileen Wournos, the serial killer have in common? British documentary director Nick Broomfield has made separate films about … Continue reading

16/12/2011 · Leave a comment

The Good Life on RÚV tonight

The Danish Documentary The Good Life will be screened at Iceland´s PBS RÚV tonight at 22:20.  The film is worth recommending but it has been screened at several film festivals … Continue reading

14/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Bombay Beach

Bombay Beach is one of the must see docs of 2011. The film won Best feature Documentary at Tribeca, Best Editing of Documentary Feature at Woodstock Film Festival, it got … Continue reading

13/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival recently announced eight documentary world premieres at the film festival held in Park City Utah January 19th-29th 2012. The festival is one of the biggest independent film … Continue reading

12/12/2011 · 1 Comment

Sunday Docs – Focus on North Korea

“North Korea is the least visited North Korea is the least known North Korea is the least understood country in the world It is home to Mass Games the largest choreographed spectacle … Continue reading

11/12/2011 · Leave a comment

My Perestroika

Today marked the day of the biggest protests in Moscow since the fall of the USSR, according to BBC. Around 50.000 people attended the anti-government rally in Moscow today, but … Continue reading

10/12/2011 · 1 Comment

My Sister Sara

The documentary genre is an ever evolving genre and as everyone knows there are several ways to tell a story. My Sister Sara is a multimedia documentary by Marjaana Malkamäki. … Continue reading

09/12/2011 · Leave a comment