More DOC NYC Highlights: Folk Singer Karen Dalton and Whistle-Blowing Corrupt Cop Bob Leuci

By Gregory Crofton The DOC NYC film festival officially ran from Nov. 11-19, but about 70 select films remain available to watch through Nov. 29. Thankfully organizers have made it easy to sling docs from your computer screen to your…

DOC NYC Festival Highlights: ‘Crazy, Not Insane,’ ‘The Dissident,’ ‘Belushi’ and ‘Zappa’

By Gregory Crofton DOC NYC This year the largest documentary film festival in the country is available to everyone with access to a computer. The Covid-19 global pandemic forced DOC NYC, typically screened in New York City theaters, to go…

DOC NYC Review: ‘My Psychedelic Love Story’

By Jonathon Norcross Joanna Harcourt-Smith grew up in extreme wealth in France raised by a mother who boasted of sleeping with Mussolini — and her story only gets weirder from there. In the newest Errol Morris film, “My Psychedelic Love…

Coroner said Brian Jones Drowned in Fresh Water, so Why was this Rolling Stone Found in the Pool?

By Gregory Crofton When Brian Jones, a gifted multi-instrumentalist, first moved to London from the burbs of Britain he took “Elmo Lewis” as a stage name, a tribute to his heroes legendary bluesmen Elmore James and Robert Johnson. Jones drew…

Eagles Super Fans and their Championship Season in ‘Maybe Next Year’

By Gregory Crofton If you’re a fan of documentaries, you might have seen “Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” a an influential short film shot on videotape that captures rock fans tailgating at a Judas Priest concert in 1986 Maryland. “Maybe Next…

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