In Theatres: POINT AND SHOOT

point-blog480Coming to theatres tomorrow, Friday, October 31: POINT AND SHOOT

Marshall Curry’s profile of an unlikely freedom fighter in Libya had its debut at Tribeca, winning the Best Documentary Award. It went on to screen at Hot Docs, Maryland, AFI Docs, IFF Boston, Nashville, Traverse City, New Zealand, and Melbourne, among others.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: International Perspectives

everyMoving beyond the US to the rest of the world, International Perspectives closes out today’s DOC NYC 2014 preview: Continue reading

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On VOD & In LA Theatres: SHOWRUNNERS

showrunners_592x299Coming to VOD and to Los Angeles theatres tomorrow Friday, October 31: SHOWRUNNERS: THE ART OF RUNNING A TV SHOW

Des Doyle’s exploration of the world of television creation premiered in Ireland as part of Dublin’s Stranger Than Fiction doc festival. It has also screened at Zurich and Austin, and now comes to VOD platforms, with a theatrical engagement in LA.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: American Perspectives

1201X782-Key-Image-TheAgeofLove_DOCNYC_lou-poses-Credit-Steven-Loring-1160x652My DOC NYC 2014 preview turns to the festival’s panoramic view of the US: American Perspectives Continue reading

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In Theatres & On VOD: MAGICAL UNIVERSE

magical universeComing to theatres and to VOD tomorrow, Friday, October 31: MAGICAL UNIVERSE

Jeremy Workman’s portrait of an eccentric artist debuted at the Florida Film Festival last year. It went on to screen at DOC NYC, New Orleans, Woodstock, Big Sky, Salem, Hot Springs, and SF DocFest. In addition to select theatrical dates, the doc will be available on VOD platforms from Sundance Selects, including iTunes.

I previously wrote about the film for DOC NYC, saying:
Step into the unique and visionary world of lifetime outsider artist Al Carbee, an 88-year old eccentric who spends his days creating outlandish works of art featuring Barbie dolls. Filmmaker Jeremy Workman has spent over a decade with his friend Carbee, compiling extensive footage and memories to provide audiences with a window into the magical universe of Carbee’s bizarre creative force and a glimpse of an otherwise unknown artist’s lifelong body of work.

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On VOD: FINDING FELA

finding felaComing to VOD this Friday, October 31: FINDING FELA

Alex Gibney’s portrait of the influential Nigerian artist debuted at Sundance this year. Screenings followed at Montclair, Sydney, Martha’s Vineyard, and Seattle, among others, before its theatrical release this Summer. Kino Lorber and FilmBuff now release the film on iTunes, Amazon Instant, Vudu, Xbox, PlayStation, Google Play, and Vimeo on Demand, with Cable on Demand following this Saturday on Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, and Time Warner Cable.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: Metropolis

1201x782-KEY-IMAGE-Rubble-Kings-Photo-Two-Photo-by-Perry-Kretz-copy-1160x652The second of two feature competitions closes out today’s preview of DOC NYC 2014: Metropolis, focused on quintessentially NYC subjects and stories. Continue reading

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