Saturday , July 24 2021

Documentaries

Documentary Review: ‘All These Sons,’ in a World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2021

All These Sons, Tribeca Film Festival, Documentary Competition, Bing Liu

Embedding themselves, Bing Liu and his team shadow two community members who introduce them to the troubled neighborhoods and the programs that help mitigate violence in Chicago.

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Documentary Review: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dalai Lama in ‘Mission: Joy – Finding Happiness in Troubled Times’

Mission: Joy-Finding Joy in Troubled Times, His Holiness the Dali Lama, Archbishop Desdmond Tutu, Tribeca Film Festival 2021

This documentary reveals that if these individuals from different religions can employ the wisdom of joy, so can we.

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2021 SXSW Film Festival Review: Nanfu Wang’s ‘In The Same Breath’

in the same breath

Nanfu Wang's documentary In the Same Breath chronicles the events related to the COVID-19 breakout in Wuhan, China. In parallel Wang relates the events of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Her unique position as a Chinese American citizen reveals her perspective about how the outbreak similarly impacted both countries.

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2021 SXSW Film Festival Review: ‘Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil’

Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil, Michael D. Ratner, Demi Lovato, SXSW FF

This documentary is a cautionary tale for all those who start out in beauty pageants. If they, as child stars, possess the talent to parlay their success into worldwide tours at 25, the exposure can be treacherous.

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