One upon a time, movies were shot, edited and projected using photochemical film. But over the last two decades, a digital process has emerged to challenge photochemical filmmaking. SIDE BY SIDE, a new documentary produced by Keanu Reeves, takes an in-depth look at this revolution.
I saw a new music documentary weeks ago that still has me asking myself questions as to how I had never heard of Rodriguez before. Searching For Sugarman is the surreal and true story of Sixto Rodriguez, a singer/songwriter from 70s Detroit who basically fell off the face of the earth right when his music began to touch American hearts.
Earlier this year, graffiti duo Herakut came to Los Angeles to put together a one of a kind show with the Lucent Dossier group. The show brought a spectacular circus-like performance guided by Herakut’s vision and style. Although the show only played during one single weekend, here we have a short documentary directed by theonepointeight […]
Ai Weiwei might be one of the most influential artists of his time. Best known for his work on the Beijing Olympics’ Birdnest stadium, he is China’s most famous dissident artist, openly protesting his country’s government. Having been detained for 81 days, beaten by cops, with his Shanghai studio demolished, and fined $2 million by […]
This is a captivating documentary series about The Allure of Art Nouveau composed of three episodes. In it, we follow Stephen Smith in his journey describing the birth of one of history’s most exquisite art movements.
Do you remember those ugly documentaries from the 90s? Yes? Well, this is not one of them. This documentary is about bike messengers in Brussels, the most congested city in Europe.
I grew up not too far from one of the Teddy Gray’s sweet shops (I’m pretty sure it was possible to do a work placement there from school), so it was quite special to see Magnum photographer, Martin Parr’s documentary about Teddy Gray’s sweet factory. Since 1826, it’s been owned and run by five generations […]
Blank City is a documentary about the late-70s underground film culture in New York City. The film is directed by Céline Danhier and is full of great stories and rare footage of film-makers and their friends who were around the city doing what they felt was right in film-making. The film is acts as a […]
Check out the new documentary, From the Sky Down, on the making of U2’s seminal album, Achtung Baby, directed by Oscar-winner, Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth).