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Monthly Archives: January, 2012

Sundance Doc Winners

The House I Live In, directed by Eugene Jarecki won the Grand Jury Prize for documentary at Sundance Film Festival yesterday evening. The film is about America´s legal system and … Continue reading

29/01/2012 · 1 Comment

David, Goliath and the Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!* a documentary by Frederik Gertten, is receiving a well deserved attention these days. An Official Selection at IDFA 2011, Official Selection at this years Sundance Film … Continue reading

28/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Ride that (digital) wave!

PressPausePlay (dir. David Dworsky and Vicotr Köhler, 2011) is “a film about hope, fear and digital culture” (quote from the film’s website). It´s a must see documentary for everyone interested … Continue reading

26/01/2012 · Leave a comment

The 2012 Oscar Nominees for Best Documentaries

The list of nominees for the 84th Academy Awards was announced today. The Academy Awards are only 33 days away but it should give you enough time to go see … Continue reading

24/01/2012 · Leave a comment

When passion takes you places

I Believe I can Fly (Flight of the Frenchies) is a documentary that is going to make you stomach flip with excitement more than once! The daredevils Julien Millot and … Continue reading

23/01/2012 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Doc – Surfwise

Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz is one of a kind.  Doc became a doctor who stopped practising medicine early on his career after successful years as doctor in Hawaii. He divorced his … Continue reading

22/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Airwaves – A Rockumentary

Airwaves – A Rockumentary, a documentary about Icelandic music festival Iceland Airwaves, was released on Vimeo 2 days ago. For anyone who has been to the festival, the film sure … Continue reading

21/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Slovakian Batman

Arsy Versy or upside-down in English (dir. Miro Remo, 2010) is short documentary about a Slovak man, Lubos, who lives with his elderly mother. Lubos is fascinated with bats. Big … Continue reading

19/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

American photographer Julius Shulman (1910-2009) is one of world´s greatest architectural photographers. He spent a vast time of his career photographing modern architecture in America especially in Los Angeles, California … Continue reading

17/01/2012 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Doc – The Beaches of Agnés

VoD website MUBI is now offering free unlimited streaming of all films if you register for a monthly subscription for £ 5.99. Once you register, you have the free access … Continue reading

15/01/2012 · Leave a comment

The grass is not always greener on the other side

Regretters (2010) is most certainly a one of a kind documentary. The main characters, Orlando and Mikael are Swedish transsexuals in their 60s. They were both born as men, and … Continue reading

13/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Göteborg International Film Festival Program is out

429 films from 80 countries will be screened at Göteborg International Film Festival, held in Göteborg Sweden 27th of January – 6th of February. The festival, also known as GIFF, … Continue reading

12/01/2012 · Leave a comment