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9/11: The Falling Man (71 minutes, 2007)

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Disasters, History. No Comments

One of the most compelling documentaries born out of the tragedy of 9/11. It focuses on a photograph taken that day of a man who had to jump from a burning Twin Tower. Who was this man?

A Lie Agreed Upon: David Milch’s ‘Deadwood’ (26 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Television. No Comments


A video essay to mark the 10th anniversary of David Milch’s landmark HBO series “Deadwood”
Narrated by Jim Beaver
Written & Produced by Matt Zoller Seitz
Edited by Steven Santos

The Blues Accordin’ to Lightnin’ Hopkins (30 minutes, 1970)

Posted on September 9th, by admin in Blues. No Comments

A documentary directed and produced by Les Blank that gives an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere, which developed country blues as such, without lovely sweetness and sentimentality. Life rural African-American population of Texas in its stark nakedness and everyday life, in the comments Lightnin ‘Hopkins’ and of course, the music from it.

INTERPOL: The Making of Band’s New Record “El Pintor” (17 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 9th, by admin in Rock. No Comments

INTERPOL released a new record, its fifth, “El Pintor” today. James Brown, an Englishman living in Brooklyn, produced the record, which was mixed by Alan Moulder. This short documentary describes the band’s writing and recording process, and how songs translate on stage.

Heath Ledger on Role Playing (5 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 8th, by admin in Performing Arts. No Comments

The PBS Digital series “Blank on Blank” puts a Heath Ledger interview to animation. “My nervous energy is usually the easiest form of energy to tap into” – Heath Ledger

Interview by Christine Spines in Fall 2005. Her profile ran in Entertainment Weekly.

In a Dream (78 minutes, 2008)

Posted on September 6th, by admin in Art, Biography, Family. No Comments

In the vibrant Bohemian neighborhood of South Philadelphia, 50,000-square feet of concrete are covered with beautiful tile and mirrors artwork. Wonder Why? Isaiah Zagar, an eccentric, tormented artist created murals chronicling the love he had for his wife, Julia.

Catching Up With Joan Rivers (20 minutes, 2013, Wall Street Journal)

Posted on September 5th, by admin in Biography, Comedy. No Comments

Famed comedienne Joan Rivers talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Lee Hawkins about her “Joan & Melissa” reality show with her daughter, Melissa, her new digital series “In Bed With Joan Rivers,” and the secrets to her entertainment industry success.

Paul Westerberg: Come Feel Me Tremble (89 minutes, 2003)

Posted on September 4th, by admin in Live Concerts, Rock. No Comments

“Come Feel Me Tremble” is the name of this live concert tour documentary, it’s also the name of a record Paul Westerberg, frontman for The Replacements, recorded at his home studio and released in 2003.

36 Hours in Nashville (5 minutes, 2014, The New York Times)

Posted on September 3rd, by admin in Travel. No Comments

Country music is alive and well in Nashville; you might even see a young family in broad daylight practicing their line dancing on the sidewalk outside a bar downtown — all in cowboy boots, including the toddler who just learned to walk. But these days, there’s much more to the Tennessee capital than country.

One of seven cities chosen to begin Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network, Nashville is bustling with new business. The dynamic food scene draws an international clientele and chefs from bigger cities. There’s money to preserve historic buildings and revitalize neighborhoods, like Germantown, which was established by European immigrants in the 1850s. Add a farmers’ market, some enticing shops and a batch of very stylish hotel rooms, and it’s hard not to conclude that the city is changing its tune — or at least adding a … Read More »

The Lumière Brothers First Documentaries (10 minutes, 1895)

Posted on September 3rd, by admin in Film, History. No Comments

An amazing journey through the birth of the motion picture. 85 of the silent “actualities” made by Lumière brothers between 1895 and 1897 have been mastered from original 35mm material and are presented here in this first ever authorized video presentation.

Secrets of the Sun (52 minutes, 2012)

Posted on September 1st, by admin in Nature, Science. No Comments

PBS’ Nova looks at the Sun and solar physics. Just one stunning fact from the show: More than one million Earths could fit inside the Sun. The Sun is not liquid or solid, it’s plasma with a core full of nuclear fusion.

A Brilliant Madness: John Nash (54 minutes, 2002)

Posted on September 1st, by admin in Biography, Mental Illness. No Comments

John Forbes Nash was a brash, competitive mathematician who made major contributions to the field before experiencing a schizophrenic breakdown in 1959.