Category Archives: Releases

On DVD: THE SEVENTH FIRE

seventh fireComing to DVD today, Tuesday, September 27: THE SEVENTH FIRE

Jack Pettibone Riccobono’s exploration of Native gang life had its world premiere at Berlin last year. Other screenings include New Orleans, Palm Springs, Documenta Madrid, Mar del Plata, Stockholm, Minneapolis-St Paul, Big Sky, Hawaii, Iran’s Cinema Vérité, Ashland, and Hot Springs Doc.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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On DVD: EAT THAT QUESTION

eat that question zappaComing to DVD today, Tuesday, September 27: EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS

Thorsten Schütte’s profile of the outspoken, media-savvy musician premiered at Sundance earlier this year. It went on to screen at Berlin, Montclair, New Zealand, Traverse City, Sarajevo, and Asbury Park.

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

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On TV: IN THE GAME

inthegame-magnumComing to PBS’s America ReFramed tonight, Tuesday, September 27: IN THE GAME

Maria Finitzo’s look at a Latina high school soccer team premiered at Madrid last year. Screenings followed at Ashland, Documentary Edge, SXSWedu, Minneapolis-St Paul, Hollywood, St Louis, Oaxaca Sports, and the Chicago and Seattle Latino fests.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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On VOD: SERENA

2016_01_27 Serena_0173.tifComing to VOD Today, Monday, September 26: SERENA

Ryan White’s profile of the tennis icon had its premiere at Sheffield earlier this year. It went on to screen at Nantucket, was broadcast on EPIX, and now comes to Hulu and Amazon.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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On VOD: BREAKING A MONSTER

breakingComing to VOD tomorrow, Tuesday, September 27: BREAKING A MONSTER

Luke Meyer’s look at the grooming of a new music band debuted at SXSW last year. The doc went on to screen at Hot Docs, Sheffield, BAMcinemaFest, Sydney, Traverse City, Melbourne, Camden, Mill Valley, CPH:DOX, RIDM, Big Sky Doc, IndieLisboa, and Durban. It now comes to VOD via iTunes.

I previously wrote about the film here.

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On DVD: CITY OF GOLD

city of goldComing to DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, September 27: CITY OF GOLD

Laura Gabbert’s look at Jonathan Gold’s love of culinary Los Angeles premiered at Sundance last year. Its fest circuit also included DOC NYC, SXSW, Melbourne, Napa Valley, Vancouver, Traverse City, deadCENTER, Provincetown, Newport Beach, AFI Docs, New Zealand, and Montclair, among others.

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

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On DVD: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

how to dance in ohioComing to DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, September 27: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

Alexandra Shiva’s look at a rite of passage experienced by youth on the autism spectrum debuted at Sundance last year. Screenings followed at Nantucket, AFI Docs, Melbourne, Margaret Mead, Nashville, deadCENTER, and Full Frame, among other events.

My pre-Sundance doc profile may be found here.

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