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Eric Clapton & His Rolling Hotel (73 minutes, 1978)

Posted on December 16th, by admin in Blues, Rock. 1 Comment

Eric Clapton and his band toured Europe by train in 1978, and a documentary called “Eric Clapton and his Rolling Hotel” was filmed, but never released. Clapton put his band in a three-carriage train, originally at the disposal of Hermann Goering during the Nazi years in Germany, and traveled from town to town on the continent, from one concert to the next. It was an easy way to transport and house the band and equipment, and it offered ample opportunity for interviews, groups interactions, and filming. Clapton talks about his music and his works and peaks the viewers … Read More »

The Making of “Boyhood” – Twelve Years on Film (10 minutes, 2014)

Posted on December 15th, by admin in Art, Film. No Comments

(From Texas Monthly) “Boyhood” was released this summer to great fanfare, and for good reason: No other movie has been made the same way. Shot over twelve years with the same cast, Boyhood captures a dozen years of the lives of its young stars, Ellar Coltrane and Lorelei Linklater (the director’s daughter), as well as their parents, played by Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke.

“FUTURE SHOCK” – Featuring Orson Welles (42 minutes, 1972)

Posted on December 12th, by admin in Family, Mental Illness, Technology. No Comments

‘Future Shock’ is a documentary film based on the book written in 1970 by sociologist and futurist Alvin Toffler. Released in 1972, Orson Welles serves as its on-screen narrator.

“The Witmans” – A Film About Two Broken-Hearted Parents (15 minutes, 2014)

Posted on December 11th, by admin in Crime, Film. No Comments

A film about two heart-broken parents. This documentary follows Ron and Sue Witman, fifteen years after their lives were turned upside down.

Filmed and edited by Joe Lee, Nikolas Diener, and Gregory Timmons. Produced by Adam Evans and Cody Taylor, also Filmed by Matt Smith. Music by Daniel Espie; sound recorded by Charles Bouril; sound Engineering by Erich Hammil color correction by Lauren Gaudite.

Talking to Marshall Curry, Director of New Doc “Point and Shoot” (27 minutes, 2014)

Posted on December 9th, by admin in Film. No Comments

(From Vice) Matthew VanDyke set out on a motorcycle journey across North Africa with a camera to document his quest to find himself. He landed in Libya, where he ended up joining in the revolution against Gaddafi’s regime. Academy Award nominee Marshall Curry’s documentary, Point and Shoot, tells the story of VanDyke’s journey.​ We sat down with Curry to chat about the film.

Getting to Dylan (10 minutes, 1986, Part 1 of 4)

Posted on December 6th, by admin in Biography, Rock. No Comments

Filmed in Bob Dylan’s trailer while he was working on the Hollywood movie “HEARTS OF FIRE,” in which Dylan played a retired rocker called Billy Parker. This clip is part of a BBC ‘Omnibus’ documentary called ‘Getting to Dylan’ (1987)

Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes: Recording Engineer Garth Hudson Returns the Basement of ‘Big Pink’ (8 minutes, 2014)

Posted on December 5th, by admin in Biography, Rock. No Comments

Rolling Stone returns with Garth Hudson to Big Pink for the first time since he moved out. Watch him reminisce about times past, and explain of the recording secrets of Bob Dylan’s The Basement Tapes. Don’t miss the end of the video when Garth sits down to play the piano in the basement one last time.

Ted Koppel Gives the Kiss Off to Bill O’ Reilly and Fox News (2 minutes, 2012)

Posted on December 2nd, by admin in Business, Television. No Comments

Wiley news veteran Ted Koppel grabs smarmy O’Reilly in a chokehold and snaps his neck right at the end. The two men discuss the popularity of Fox News.

Bring Your Own Doc: “The Dog” – Documentary of Real Life Dog Day Afternoon (36 minutes, 2014)

Posted on December 1st, by admin in Film. No Comments

“THE DOG,” the documentary on the true story that inspired Dog Day Afternoon is shared with the trailer and clips from the film, plus an extensive interview from filmmakers Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren. What was the real story behind John Wojtowicz, and how did he become the unlikely hero of gay rights after he gained notoriety by robbing a bank? The strange true story is illuminated in this BYOD full length episode, hosted by Ondi Timoner.

The Nine Lives of Marion Barry (87 minutes, 2009)

Posted on November 30th, by admin in Biography, Civil Rights, Politics. No Comments

“The Nine Lives of Marion Barry” tells the saga of this despised, beloved and resilient politician. It’s the story of race, power, sex and drugs, and a man who is the star of one of the most fascinating and bizarre chapters of American politics.

The Unmaking of Canadian Broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi of Q (45 minutes, 2014)

Posted on November 29th, by admin in Biography, Crime, Sex. No Comments

He was the breakout success the CBC needed and there was a time Jian Ghomeshi was everywhere – on radio, TV, hosting award galas and specials. Still there were whispers and allegations. Ghomeshi was recently arrested on sex assault charges Wednesday but for years he seemed untouchable. Did his stardom blind people to what was going on? CBC insiders tell the story of what really happened. The fifth estate investigates “The Unmaking of Jian Ghomeshi.”

What is Disco? With 60 Minutes’ Dan Rather (15 minutes, 1978)

Posted on November 29th, by admin in Popular Music. No Comments

Go inside Butterfly Records, and inside recording studios, with Dan Rather to discover Disco music.