Category Archives: Documentaries

Alfred & Jakobine

Alfred & Jakobine (Director: Jonathan Howells): After meet­ing and fall­ing in love in Japan in 1955, American Alfred Hobbs and Danish artist Jakobine Schou impuls­ively mar­ried, with their mutu­ally adven­tur­ous spir­its tak­ing them to Casablanca shortly there­after. Here, the new­ly­weds … Continue read­ing

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Love & Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere

UPDATE (January 21, 2015): Happy to announce that the film will be released on iTunes and other VOD plat­forms on February 3, 2015. Here are links for iTunes (US) and iTunes (Canada). Check it out! Love & Terror on the … Continue read­ing

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Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Whitey: United States of America v. James Bulger (Director: Joe Berlinger): Documentarian Joe Berlinger wasn’t kid­ding when he described his latest pro­ject as the most dense film he’d ever done dur­ing the pre-screen­ing intro­duc­tion for Whitey: United States of America … Continue read­ing

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Jay Kerr’s Hot Docs 2014

Hot Docs Film Festival is in full swing and runs until May 4. Here is a quick run­down of some films that I have watched so far. Rich Hill is a heart­break­ing por­trait of three teen­age boys that is beau­ti­fully … Continue read­ing

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True/False Film Festival 2014

I’ve just returned from Columbia, Missouri, the home of one of the most unique film fest­ivals in the world. The 11th edi­tion of the True/False Film Festival took place from Thursday February 27th through Sunday March 2nd. Though the fest … Continue read­ing

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