Cutie and the Boxer is a 2013 American documentary film produced, shot, and directed by Zachary Heinzerling. The film focuses on the chaotic 40-year marriage of the painter/sculpture Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko. Continue reading Flick Picks: Cutie and the Boxer
Filmmaker Chelsea McMullan’s documents the surreal myths surrounding Federico Fellini’s unmade film ll Viaggio di G. Mastorna Detto Fernet, which became a graphic novel instead, just before Fellini’s death in 1993. The short explains Fellini’s journey with this piece, as told by his long time collaborator and illustrator for ll Viaggio di G. Mastorna, Milo Manera. Continue reading Deragliamenti
10 years ago crime-drama City Of God became a critically acclaimed international hit. With it’s vivid depictions of life during the rise of Brazilian organized crime from the late 60s to the early 80s, the movie directed by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund took viewers on a journey through the stories of two peers – one who grows up to become a photojournalist and the other a drug dealer.
10 years later Cavi Borges and Luciano Vidigal have made a documentary that shows the real-life fates of the characters from the original film. Since many of them were brought in off the streets of Rio, the movie undoubtedly changed their lives as well as the shape of Brazilian cinema and the way Brazilian culture is depicted throughout the world. The documentary will be release at the end of 2012. Check the extended “trailer” below.
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Whether you party in London, Ibiza or made it to this year’s Miami Music Week, you’ve probably been ear raped (in a good way) by a Dutch DJ. They’ve conquered the international HOUSE scene and thanks to an upcoming documentary, Dutch Influence, fans get a behind the scenes look at their fame. — Nomadik Nation
Dutch Influence is a documentary that shows the story behind the huge success of Dutch superstar dj’s like: Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, Afrojack, Fedde le Grand, Laidback Luke, Headhunterz, Nicky Romero, Hardwell and worldwide leading event ‘Sensation‘. Watch trailer below.
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Pitchfork.tv presents a new documentary that follows Flying Lotus from Forecastle Festival in Louisville to Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival.
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In 1986 the hip-hop and NYC street culture documentary Big Fun in the Big Town was released for Dutch TV. However, it hasn’t been seen stateside in over 25 years. Finally it has been made available to the U.S through Stones Throw. Five Day Weekend has put out the DVD which features some of hip-hop’s most influential personas including Grandmaster Flash, RUN DMC, LL Cool J, Biz Markie, Russell Simmons, Doug E. Fresh and more. Get a peek into the documentary with the trailer below.Check out the trailer after the break.
Continue reading Big Fun in the Big Town (Documentary Official Trailer)