Lost in the Movies (formerly The Dancing Image): Images from the Documentary Marathon, 10/1

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Images from the Documentary Marathon, 10/1


Yesterday (October 1), I held a viewing marathon in which I watched ten documentaries. Here they are, with a screen-captured image and personal epigram. Visit my #WatchlistScreenCaps archive for more arresting images.

Staring at the picture until it stares back at you
Room 237 (2012), dir. Rodney Ascher

National Registry as a mosiac of cinema's diversity
These Amazing Shadows (2011), dir. Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton

Evening prayer remembered several sad decades later
Two American Families (2013), wri. Kathleen Hughes, Bill Moyers

Ugly memories conceal earlier dreams
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011), dir. Chad Freidrichs

Monitoring the city that won't be controlled
London - The Modern Babylon (2012), dir. Julien Temple

My own earliest memory is my father taking me to a bookstore for an edition of this story
Peter Pan & J.M. Barrie: The Boys Who Wouldn't Grow Up (2000), prod. ArtsMagic

Demolishing the facade of liberty and democracy
Battle for Brooklyn (2011), dir. Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley

6 degrees of Little Richard connects him to every rock 'n' roller since
Electric Purgatory: The Fate of the Black Rocker (2005), dir. Raymond Gale

007 may be invincible, but his stuntman isn't so lucky
The James Bond Story (1999), dir. Chris Hunt

Not going quietly into the night
Black Is...Black Ain't (1995), dir. Marlon Riggs, Christiane Badgley

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