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‘Mad Tiger’ and Other Films Join a New Wave of Punk Documentaries
In the opening images of “Los Punks: We Are All We Have,” the director Angela Boatwright’s documentary about the thriving punk scene in the backyards of South-Central and East Los Angeles, two young women in miniskirts wrestle each other to the ground.
punkrock  music  film  documentary 
january 2016 by brendanmcfadden
Tom Waits: "A Day in Vienna"
A Day in Vienna is a 1978 (or maybe 1979) 30-minute TV documentary shot for Austrian TV during the tour for his (magnificent) album Blue Valentine. In addition to spectacular concert footage, the video also features Waits slow-dancing with a "Thai prostitute" at a bar in Vienna called the Moulin Rouge.
boinboing  tomwaits  documentary  youtube 
november 2015 by brendanmcfadden
Wellstone!
Online for the first time ever, Wellstone! is a heartfelt and surprisingly funny documentary of a unique political couple.
documentary  paulwellstone  politics  minnesota 
november 2015 by brendanmcfadden
The Target Shoots First
An NYU philosophy grad struggles to maintain artistic and personal integrity as a production manager for Columbia House.
vimeo  video  documentary  columbiahouse  music  1990's  thetargetshootsfirst  chriswilcha  film 
august 2015 by brendanmcfadden
An Appreciation: Ed Pincus' Diaries by Ross McElwee
The unassuming title of this documentary belies what is, I think, one of the most remarkable nonfiction films ever made.
film  documentary  rossmcelwee  edpincus  harvardfilmarchives  filmmaking 
june 2015 by brendanmcfadden

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