Whose Streets? Powerful Ferguson film focuses on flashpoint moment

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Whose Streets? Powerful Ferguson film focuses on flashpoint moment
Directors Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis spent more than a year in Ferguson after the death of Michael Brown, bearing witness to the protests that followed Three years ago this month, Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, gave the film five stars, praising an outstanding and incendiary documentary that does a tremendous end run around […]

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Whose Streets? review: searing film gives a voice to the people of Ferguson

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Whose Streets? review: searing film gives a voice to the people of Ferguson
Sabaah Folayan and Damon Daviss outstanding documentary, which has premiered at Sundance, gets to the heart of the St Louis suburb rocked by the police shooting of Michael Brown The common protest chant Whose streets? Our streets! isnt heard in Whose Streets? until nearly the end, but perhaps the more relevant question is: Whose cameras? […]

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Here Are 8 Awesome Documentaries That Actually Won’t Depress You.

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Here Are 8 Awesome Documentaries That Actually Won’t Depress You.
As a huge fan of documentaries, I have found a recurring theme amongst all of the films I’ve watched. That theme is that they are all horrendously depressing. Most documentaries aim to tackle serious issues and with that comes a lot of weight. Sometimes, I’d like to leave a documentary feeling good. I want to […]

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An Inconvenient Sequel review Al Gore’s new climate change film lacks heat

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An Inconvenient Sequel review  Al Gore’s new climate change film lacks heat
The former vice presidents latest documentary on the threat to the planet, which opened the Sundance festival, is desultory and surprisingly vainglorious Al Gore knows everybody. He can whip out his cell phone and dial the treasury secretary or the head of a giant solar panel manufacturer and say things such as Ill check with […]

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Gird your loins: Michael Moore claims his new film will finally take Trump down

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Gird your loins: Michael Moore claims his new film will finally take Trump down
He said he could stand in the middle of 5th Ave & shoot someone & nothing would happen. He finally shot someone – himself. Anything hap'n'? — Michael Moore (@MMFlint) May 15, 2017 Great. Just what we needed: Weinsteins have acquired rights to Michael Moore's surprise documentary Fahrenheit 11/9, which refers to the day Trump […]

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Nick Broomfield on his damning Whitney Houston film: ‘She had very little control over her life’

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Nick Broomfield on his damning Whitney Houston film: ‘She had very little control over her life’
The director spoke to the bodyguards, backup singers, hairdressers and promoters who formed the stars inner circle. The result is a tragic, uncompromising portrait of a woman forced to conceal her true self The title of Nick Broomfields new documentary about Bobby Brown; her conflicted sexuality; and the mountain of drugs she used to blot […]

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Nick Broomfield on his damning Whitney film: ‘She had very little control over her life’

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Nick Broomfield on his damning Whitney film: ‘She had very little control over her life’
The director spoke to the bodyguards, backup singers, hairdressers and promoters who formed the stars inner circle. The result is a tragic, uncompromising portrait of a woman forced to conceal her true self The title of Nick Broomfields new documentary about Bobby Brown; her conflicted sexuality; and the mountain of drugs she used to blot […]

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All This Panic: the most relatable film about teenage girlhood ever?

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All This Panic: the most relatable film about teenage girlhood ever?
Jenny Gages intimate documentary of seven Brooklyn teenagers has been praised for its honest account of growing up. We asked four British school friends to assess it I dont want to age. I think thats the scariest thing in the entire world, says Ginger Leigh Ryan, one of the girls featured in Jenny Gages documentary […]

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Prosecutor says films edit of Michael Brown shooting distorts incident

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Prosecutor says films edit of Michael Brown shooting distorts incident
Film-maker Jason Pollock stands by documentary Stranger Fruit, after prosecutor says surveillance footage of Ferguson incident is deceptive and dangerous A prosecutor was critical Monday of store surveillance footage from a new documentary about the

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