Category Archives: Sundance

On VOD: BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS

becoming mikeNew to VOD via Microsoft today, Tuesday, February 7:
BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS

Director:
Douglas McGrath

Premiere:
Sundance 2016

Select Festivals:
Martha’s Vineyard, Berkshires

About:
An intimate exploration of the celebrated filmmaker’s early work.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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On TV: OKLAHOMA CITY

oklahoma cityComing to PBS’s American Experience tomorrow, Tuesday, February 7:
OKLAHOMA CITY

Director:
Barak Goodman

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

About:
A look back at the events which led to the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building.

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

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On VOD: AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY

author jtNew to VOD via Microsoft this week:
AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY

Director:
Jeff Feuerzeig

Premiere:
Sundance 2016

Select Festivals:
Nantucket, True/False, Full Frame, San Francisco, DocAviv, Seattle, Sheffield, Sundance London, Provincetown, New Zealand, Sidewalk, BAMcinemaFest

About:
The true story behind one of the literary world’s biggest scandals.

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

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On TV: TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME

trumpedComing to Showtime tonight, Friday, February 3:
TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME

Directors:
Banks Tarver, Ted Bourne, and Mary Robertson

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

About:
An incisive look back at the unlikely, tragic ascendancy of Donald J Trump.

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

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In Theatres: THIS IS EVERYTHING: GIGI GORGEOUS

this is everything gigiComing to theatres tomorrow, Friday, February 3:
THIS IS EVERYTHING: GIGI GORGEOUS

Director:
Barbara Kopple

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

About:
A candid portrait of a YouTube star as she finds her true self.

I previously profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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In Theatres: OKLAHOMA CITY

oklahoma cityComing to theatres this Friday, February 3:
OKLAHOMA CITY

Director:
Barak Goodman

Premiere:
Sundance 2017

About:
A look back at the events which led to the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building.

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

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2017 Sundance Awards

sundance 2017The Sundance Film Festival wraps up with a final full-day of screenings tomorrow, Sunday, January 29, including encores of several of the winning films announced at the awards ceremony earlier tonight. w(n)td will resume regular posting starting Monday, but for now, a list of the awards follows: Continue reading

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