Review: ‘Mountain’

Mountain (Australia, 74 min.) Dir Jennifer Peedom   Jennifer Peedom’s 2015 documentary Sherpa takes audiences high up Mount Everest for a white-knuckler of a confrontation between climbers and their guides. The film

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Review: ‘Unrest’

Unrest (USA/UK, 98 min.) Dir. Jennifer Brea   While iPhones can be a grievance in movie theatres, one can’t deny that they’re friends to documentary filmmakers. Just look at Jennifer Brea’s deeply

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North of Hollywood

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“Distances and differences keep us apart, and we often forget to remind each other of our own stories,” says Ann Marie Fleming in her 2003 film The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam,

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Review: ‘Wormwood’

Wormwood (USA, 240 min.) Dir. Errol Morris; Writ. Kieran Fitzpatrick, Steven Hathaway, Molly Rokosz   “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” observes director Errol Morris while interviewing subject Dr. Eric

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Review: ‘Chavela’

Chavela (USA/Mexico/Spain, 93 min.) Dir. Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi   “My name is Chavela Vargas,” says the titular subject in on the opening of this documentary. “Don’t you forget it.” While fans

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