Category Archives: Sundance

In Theatres & On VOD: NOBODY SPEAK: TRIALS OF THE FREE PRESS

Coming to theatres and to VOD via Netflix tomorrow, Friday, June 23:
NOBODY SPEAK: TRIALS OF THE FREE PRESS

Director:
Brian Knappenberger

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

Select Festivals:
Hot Docs, AFI Docs, SXSW, Sheffield, Human Rights Watch, San Francisco, Miami

About:
An investigation into the erosion of the freedom of the press in the face of financial inequity.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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On DVD: THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS

american-epic-01Coming to DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, June 13:
THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS

Director:
Bernard MacMahon

Premiere:
BFI London 2015

Select Festivals:
IDFA, Hawaii, Göteborg, IDFA

About:
A celebration of early music recording.

I profiled the program before Sundance here.

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Special Screening: CHASING CORAL

Coming to NYC’s Stranger Than Fiction tomorrow, Tuesday, June 6:
CHASING CORAL

Director:
Jeff Orlowski

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

Select Festivals:
SXSW, Hot Docs, Sundance London, San Francisco, Boulder, Seattle, Sydney

About:
A race to chronicle the climate change-driven destruction of coral reefs around the world.

I previously profiled the doc before Sundance

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On TV: THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS

american-epic-01Coming to PBS tonight, Friday, June 2:
THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS

Director:
Bernard MacMahon

Premiere:
BFI London 2015

Select Festivals:
IDFA, Hawaii, Göteborg, IDFA

About:
A celebration of early music recording.

I profiled the program before Sundance here.

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On VOD: LONG STRANGE TRIP

Coming to VOD via Amazon Prime this Friday, June 2:
LONG STRANGE TRIP

Director:
Amir Bar-Lev

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

Select Festivals:
True/False, SXSW, San Francisco, Hot Docs, Full Frame,

About:
An epic history of the legendary Grateful Dead.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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In Theatres & On VOD: JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS SUPERPOWER

Coming to theatres and to VOD via Netflix tomorrow, Friday, May 26:
JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS SUPERPOWER

Director:
Joe Piscatella

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

Select Festivals:
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Human Rights Watch London, Hot Docs,

About:
The story of an unlikely champion for Hong Kong’s sovereignty from China.

My pre-Sundance profile of the doc may be found here.

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In Theatres: LONG STRANGE TRIP

Coming to theatres across the US for tonight only, Thursday, May 25, and through June 2 in NYC/LA:
LONG STRANGE TRIP

Director:
Amir Bar-Lev

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

Select Festivals:
True/False, SXSW, San Francisco, Hot Docs, Full Frame,

About:
An epic history of the legendary Grateful Dead.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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