Ukraine Maidan Anniversary

From Peace to Bloodshed: 93 Days in Kiev (Film Review: “Winter on Fire”)

Stretching the bounds of documentary film making, this visceral detailing of the 3-month protest in Ukraine takes you not only behind the scenes but inside the action, both beautiful and bloody. Continue Reading →


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She Should Have Gone to Rehab (Documentary Review: “Amy”)

This Oscar-winning portrait of the late, great Amy Winehouse reveals a ferocious talent barely contained within a troubled yet tender girl to whom fame and celebrity meant next to nothing. Continue Reading →


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He Said/He Said (Documentary Review: “Best of Enemies”)

Two titans of intellect square off against the backdrop of America’s 1968 Presidential Election, changing TV news forever. Continue Reading →


Philippe Petit's Performs High-Wire Walk Between the Twin Towers in 1974

Watch out for that First Step . . . It’s a Doozy!

“The artistic crime of the century,” the death defying feat in which one man walked a high-wire between the Twin Towers – without a net – blurring the lines between inspiration and insanity. Continue Reading →


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Tortured, Gifted & Black: Nina Simone Explored

An unflinching narrative about the making of a legend . . . a brutally honest light on the brilliant yet profoundly troubled life of the unforgettable Nina Simone. Continue Reading →


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Race Identity OR How Much Brown Equals Black?

A timely documentary that shines a light on the hot-topic conversation about race identity, Little White Lie begs the question, ‘How skin-deep is race, after all?’ Continue Reading →


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Why We Stay Up Late for Oscar

Feeling let down by last week’s lackluster Academy Awards? A wonderful 2014 documentary reminds us why we love the movies and honor the individuals who bring them to us. Continue Reading →