Lives Well Lived seeks to bring us the experience of a group of forty men and women aged 76-103 who have come to their knowledge of what makes a good life by having lived long enough to look back.
One of the points that Vanier makes in the film is that “L’Arche is not a utopia, but a hope.” It is that sense of hope in the community of people who care for and about one another that is the real value of the film.
Leaning into the Wind – Andy Goldsworthy is a reunion between the artist Andy Goldsworthy and film director Thomas Riedelsheimer, who also made the 2001 film about Goldsworthy and his art, Rivers and Tides – Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time.
he Millionaire’s Unit, a documentary by Darroch Greer and Ron King, is a return to celebrating the virtues of a group of young, affluent American college students who understood that their privilege required responsibility, and became some of the first American aviators in the war.
The Oscar nominees for Best Documentary (Short Subject) show us some of the real life struggles that people face. Through these films we get a chance to examine issues of race, aging, drugs, mental illness, and chances for former prisoners to find new lives. Some of these films may be hard to watch because we… [Read More]
Raw emotion is the driving force in the documentary The Work. In California’s Folsom State Prison, some of the inmates take part in group therapy to try to rehabilitate themselves. Twice a year, people from outside the prison come to take part in a four-day intensive group therapy experience.
Over one hundred hours of unseen footage of Jane Goodall’s research in the Gombe have been transformed into an impressive documentary.
After ten years as part of the Batsheva Dance Company in Israel, Bobbi Jene Smith is returning to the U.S. to create her own avant garde works. Elvira Lind’s documentary Bobbi Jene chronicles her two year journey, her work, and the personal struggles it entails. The film opens with Bobbi Jene telling her mentor Ohed… [Read More]
Rat Film is a bizarre documentary that seeks to speak about social issues by showing bits of the history of Baltimore and the way we people interact with rats. It never really makes clear how these two things are related, other than we see how some people in Baltimore deal with rats in various Baltimore neighborhoods.
Stream below for our 1on1 interview with director, Sean Menard! Directed by Sean Menard, UNINTERRUPTED’s The Carter Effect focuses its lens on the cultural impact of Vince Carter, former NBA all-star and face of the Toronto Raptors franchise from 1998-2004. While every city has a deep affection for their sports heroes, the relationship between Carter… [Read More]