Not only a portrait of the woman who made more than a thousand of the very first films, but a mystery detective story about how the achievements of a trailblazing woman were erased, and found again.
An iconic story from the classic era of the British cult TV favorite comes to US big screens for one night only… and the cleaned-up FX as well as its deceptively simple tale hold up rather well.
My pick: Marshall Curry’s “A Night at the Garden,” presenting footage from a 1939 “pro-America” rally in New York City, a chilling reminder of the unpleasant cycles of American history.
A good primer on the rapid unraveling of Harvey Weinstein, with hints of how much more story there may still be to tell.
It’s real shout-at-the-TV stuff.
I wrote a thing for PBS’s Independent Lens blog. Here’s the beginning… [This post is not behind the paywall.]
It seems that all (ie, a couple) of the hot guys onscreen at the moment are into reaping.
Paints a true-life picture of ordinary people with human consciences defying their orders and the law to do the right thing when bureaucracy fails them.
A poignant documentary about those who have been cast out of their culture and coping with a larger society for which they are unprepared.
How have the Amish managed to maintain their way of life amidst a larger culture that is so very different?