Monday , March 1 2021

Documentaries

Anthem Film Review: ‘No Safe Spaces’ Redux and Grand Prize, Too

It takes a long time to perfect a film. Last year, the producers of No Safe Spaces brought it to the Anthem Film Festival to get feedback on their work-in-progress. This year, they were back at Anthem with a “95% done version.” But, as true creatives, they were still open to suggestions for improvements. Not many improvements will likely be needed, as the film won the Anthem Grand Prize for director Justin Folk and producer Mark Joseph.

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NAB 2019: The Making of ‘Apollo 11’

NAB Apollo11

Rarely does a documentary film not only relate past events, but along the way preserve the culture and set new standards for future filmmaking: Apollo 11, currently in theaters, does just that. At the 2019 NAB Show, the National Association of Broadcasters industry meetup in Las Vegas, April 5-11, filmmaker …

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SXSW 2019 Documentary Review: ‘Autonomy’: Self-Driving Cars: Can You Sleep at the Wheel?

Autonomy SXSW

If people stopped owning cars, what would our cities, currently configured with huge parking structures and optimized for rush hour traffic, evolve into?

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SXSW 2019 World Premiere: ‘Stuffed’

SXSW 2019 World Premiere Documentary, Stuffed, Erin Derham

Director Erin Derham’s documentary Stuffed in its World Premiere at SXSW 2019 is a fascinating eye-opener about the preservation and celebration of animals and birds in a most unique way, through taxidermy. Through interview clips of artists who have perfected the science of taxidermy and elevated it into a gorgeous …

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