Streaming: GARRY WINOGRAND: ALL THINGS ARE PHOTOGRAPHABLE

Photograph by Judy Teller | Courtesy PBS

Coming to OVID today, Tuesday, November 29:
GARRY WINOGRAND: ALL THINGS ARE PHOTOGRAPHABLE

Director:
Sasha Waters Freyer

Premiere:
SXSW 2018

Select Festivals:
San Francisco, New Zealand, Thin Line, Vancouver, Haifa

About:
A history and appreciation of acclaimed street photographer.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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Streaming: ART & KRIMES BY KRIMES

Coming to Paramount+ tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29:
ART & KRIMES BY KRIMES

Director:
Alysa Nahmias

World Premiere:
Heartland 2021

Select Festivals:
DOC NYC, RiverRun, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Bentonville, Denver, Big Sky Doc, Fargo, Oxford, Salem, Berkshire

About:
While locked up for six years in federal prison, artist Jesse Krimes secretly creates monumental works of art, smuggling them out in pieces and seeing the final product only when he’s released.

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Streaming: LAST FLIGHT HOME

Coming to Paramount+ tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29:
LAST FLIGHT HOME

Director:
Ondi Timoner

World Premiere:
Sundance 2022

Select Festivals:
Telluride, BFI London, Woodstock

About:
An examination of Eli Timoner’s life and intentional death and his family’s emotional turmoil as they grapple with his decision to end his own life.

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On TV: MEET ME IN THE BATHROOM

Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Rebecca Greenfield

Coming to Showtime tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29:
MEET ME IN THE BATHROOM

Director:
Dylan Southern, Will Lovelace

World Premiere:
Sundance 2022

Select Festivals:
CPH:DOX, Docaviv, BFI London, IndieLisboa, Sydney, Nashville, San Sebastián, Reykjavik, Athens, Brisbane

About:
An immersive journey through the New York music scene of the early 2000s. Set against the backdrop of 9/11, the film tells the story of how a new generation kickstarted a musical rebirth for New York City that reverberated around the world. Inspired by the book by Lizzy Goodman.

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On TV & Streaming: MY SO-CALLED HIGH SCHOOL RANK

Coming to HBO and HBO Max tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29:
MY SO-CALLED HIGH SCHOOL RANK

Director:
Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg

World Premiere:
Woodstock 2022

Select Festivals:
DOC NYC

About:
Chronicles the popularity of RANKED, a high school musical which captures the increasingly pressurized college admissions process.

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In Theatres: THE CORRIDORS OF POWER

Coming to theatres today, Friday, November 25:
THE CORRIDORS OF POWER

Director:
Dror Moreh

World Premiere:
Telluride 2022

Select Festivals:
DOC NYC, AFI Fest

About:
A deep dive into the three decades of American foreign policy since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a period of almost constant war and mass killing.

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Streaming: ITZHAK

Coming to OVID today, Friday, November 25:
ITZHAK

Director:
Alison Chernick

World Premiere:
Hamptons 2017

Select Festivals:
DOC NYC, Palm Springs, Jewish fests in Miami, Palm Beach, Atlanta, and Phoenix

About:
A deeply intimate portrait of acclaimed violin master, Itzhak Perlman.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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Streaming: MOUNTAIN

New to OVID this week:
MOUNTAIN

Director:
Jennifer Peedom

World Premiere:
Sydney 2017

Select Festivals:
CPH:DOX, London, Melbourne, New Zealand, Helsinki, Tallinn Black Nights, Hamptons

About:
A meditation on the allure of mountains.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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In Theatres: FREEDOM ON FIRE: UKRAINE’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM

Coming to theatres tomorrow, Friday, November 25:
FREEDOM ON FIRE: UKRAINE’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM

Director:
Evgeny Afineevsky

World Premiere:
Venice 2022

Select Festivals:
Toronto, DOC NYC, Hamptons, Mill Valley, Ji.hlava, Tokyo, Budapest, Stockholm

About:
Depicting the horrible realities of the unprovoked war against Ukraine instigated by Vladimir Putin through personal stories of those whose lives were turned upside down by eight years of conflict.

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Streaming: LOVE, LIZZO

Courtesy HBO Max

Coming to HBO Max today, Thursday, November 24:
LOVE, LIZZO

Director:
Doug Pray

World Premiere:
HBO Max (November 2022)

About:
The multi-platinum artist gets candid about body positivity, self-love, and recognizing Black women for their contributions.

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