Some of the headlines pertaining to documentary with a little bit of commentary. Trying out a new format here. Let me know if you think it works or not.
Reviews / Commentary
Born to be Wild 3D
Stonewall Uprising and OUT in America: Good summaries of both with commentary from the community and about public broadcasting.
CineFest 2011 — In Philly, features Exporting Raymond, The Interrupters, and Morgan Spurlock’s latest.
2011 Davis Feminist Film Festival — described as a grassroots festival representing underrepresented artists and connecting “art to social issues.”
DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2011 — Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams will be the closing title. Other titles include NO! The Rape Documentary, Detroit Wild City, and Silver Girls.
Hot Docs: The Women — Women and Hollywood writer Melissa Silverstein offers a round-up of the women-directed titles coming to Hot Docs this year.
Sarasota Film Festival — Honoring Geena Davis with an award and screening Miss Representation.
The World through Women’s Eyes — one to watch grow in the coming years. It’s actually through a the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and not a film department.
Demi Moore jets into Nepal for a charity mission: Moore is there for five days to work on a CNN documentary about sex trafficking. Whenever I see stories like this, I wonder how the celebrity’s presence limits the possibilities for the documentary being made and what kinds of opportunities it offers as well.
Filmmaker makes documentary series about home births in Maine: Maker Nicolle Littrell made the decision to have her baby at home, and the decision and this project has turned into a longer running one rather than a single piece.