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SHOWING RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'DOCUMENTARY'
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  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 21 minutes
  • Directed By: Charles Lim Yi Yong
  • Country: Singapore
In the man-made water passages of hyper-modern Singapore, a seemingly innocent activity triggers a mysterious event, which leads to a search and eventual surrender.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Journeys Across Cultural Landscapes program. | Read More
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AMERICAN CANNIBAL: THE ROAD TO REALITY

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Nigro, Steven Lippman, and Perry Grebin
  • Country: USA
In this unflinching, behind-the-scenes look at a doomed reality show, a pair of novice TV writers team up with the distributor of the Paris Hilton sex tapes to create a reality show in which contestants are starved on a desert island. More than just gripping entertainment, this documentary poses important questions about how far people will go in pursuit of fame and fortune. | Read More
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AMERICAN CASINO

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Leslie Cockburn
  • Country: USA
Politicians and the media like to talk about the relationship between Wall Street and Main Street, but investigative journalist Leslie Cockburn's debut feature gets to the guts of the matter, visiting defectors from Bear Stearns and Standard & Poor's and other high-level players in the subprime mortgage gamble and, on the flipside, visiting the working-class Americans who were the unwitting chips on the table. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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AMERICAN MYSTIC

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Alex Mar
  • Country: USA
Set against a vivid backdrop of American rural landscapes, Alex Mar's meditative documentary artfully weaves together the stories of three young Americans exploring alternative religion: a pagan priestess in California mining country, a Spiritualist in upstate New York, and a Native American father and sundancer in South Dakota, all yearning for fulfilling spirituality in disparate but often strikingly similar ways. | Read More
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AMSTERDAM-KOSOVO

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 28 minutes
  • Directed By: Arnold van Bruggen
  • Country: Netherlands
This short film is both a road movie about four young people traveling to Kosovo to donate an ambulance and a documentary about the situation of young Kosovars today, five years after the international intervention. The four travelers interview people they have gotten to know during the last five years on their trips to Kosovo and others who they meet for the first time on this journey. | Read More
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ANDERMAN

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Directed By: Jaap van Heusden
  • Country: Netherlands
A young writer threatens to go crazy under the care of his demented mother. On the verge of insanity, he decides to look up three works of art that helped him recover from a previous psychotic episode | Read More
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ANITA O'DAY - THE LIFE OF A JAZZ SINGER

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Country: USA
An intimate and deeply moving tribute to jazz diva extraordinaire Anita O'Day, completed just weeks before her death in November 2006. Packed with terrific clips and anecdotes from friends and fellow musicians, this enjoyable documentary zips along at the speed of her renowned up-tempo interpretation of "Sweet Georgia Brown." | Read More
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ANTOINE

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Laura Bari
  • Country: Canada
Antoine was born 100 days premature and became blind from the effects of his incubator. Now five years old, he uses a mini boom microphone to discover and capture the sounds around him. Through this visually striking portrait, expertly crafted by Laura Bari, we share both the everyday and imaginary worlds Antoine lives in and learn how he overcomes adversity by creating his own alternative universe of beauty. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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ARBOR

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Clio Barnard
  • Country: U.K.
Brilliantly blurring the borders of narrative and documentary filmmaking, artist-cum-director Clio Barnard beautifully reconstructs the fascinating true story of troubled British playwright Andrea Dunbar and her tumultuous relationship with her daughter. Working from two years of audio interviews, Barnard uses classic documentary techniques, actors, theatrical performance, and Dunbar's own neighborhood to generate a unique cinematic feast while unraveling the truths of a dark family past. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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