Category Archives: Sundance

On VOD: THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

Coming to Apple TV+ today, Friday, November 1:
THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

Directors:
Victoria Stone and Mark Deeble

World Premiere:
Toronto 2018

Select Festivals:
Sundance, DOC NYC, Sydney, Montclair

About:
A pachyderm matriarch leads her family through the African savannah.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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On DVD/VOD: MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

New to DVD/VOD this week:
MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

Director:
Avi Belkin

World Premiere:
Sundance 2019

Select Festivals:
Nantucket, Sheffield, True/False, Docaviv, AFI Docs, Cleveland, Full Frame, Montclair, Sarasota, Doc10, Annapolis

About:
An exploration of the evolution of television journalism through the life and work of the legendary 60 MINUTES correspondent.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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On DVD: DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

Coming to DVD today, Tuesday, October 22:
DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

Director:
AJ Eaton

World Premiere:
Sundance 2019

Select Festivals:
Nantucket, SXSW, Santa Barbara, Sun Valley, Seattle, Revelation Perth, Boulder

About:
A candid, warts and all portrait of the rock and roll legend.

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

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On DVD: THE SENTENCE

Coming to DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, October 22:
THE SENTENCE

Director:
Rudy Valdez

Premiere:
Sundance 2018

Select Festivals:
DOC NYC, Nantucket, Locarno, Traverse City, Montclair, Sarasota, Urbanworld, Thin Line, Provincetown, LA Latino, Aspen Ideas, SF Jewish, Freep, GlobeDocs

About:
A filmmaker reveals the personal impact of mandatory minimum sentencing laws on his own family.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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In Theatres: THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

Coming to theatres tomorrow, Friday, October 18:
THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

Directors:
Victoria Stone and Mark Deeble

World Premiere:
Toronto 2018

Select Festivals:
Sundance, DOC NYC, Sydney, Montclair

About:
A pachyderm matriarch leads her family through the African savannah.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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On VOD: THE GAME CHANGERS

Coming to Netflix today, Wednesday, October 16:
THE GAME CHANGERS

Director:
Louie Psihoyos

World Premiere:
Sundance 2018

Select Festivals:
Berlin, Hot Docs, Thessaloniki Doc, Mountainfilm, Boulder, Washington DC Environmental, EarthxFilm

About:
An exploration of the misconceptions and truths about plant-based diets.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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On DVD: MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE

Coming to DVD today, Tuesday, October 15:
MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE

Director:
Nick Broomfield

World Premiere:
Sundance 2019

Select Festivals:
Nantucket, CPH:DOX, Docville, Thessaloniki Doc, Sun Valley

About:
The intimate love story between celebrated singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen and his muse.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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