09 Apr 20 RAD Documentaries You Haven’t Seen Yet
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Life Itself: The only thing Roger Loved more than the movies Perspective on the power of film as a means of connecting / inspiring people through the eyes of one of the most important film critics ever. Gil Ottensoser.
Cutie and the Boxer: A meditation on how to live a creative life.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry: I have never seen transparency like this before on China. And it comes through an unlikely source (not economics). @natekirk
Mexico Pelagico: An alternative to overfishing & avoiding shark extinction.
Citizenfour: While Snowden’s actions were questionable to national security, you understand the potential power the government has over all information and potential ability to craft whatever narrative they chose.
Cocaine Cowboys: Fascinating insight into the growth of Miami + the cocaine epidemic.
What happened Miss Simone? Amazing story of poor woman from South making it to NY as a classical musician ho becomes a self-taught jazz singer to make ends meet. Goes on to become a star, crashes, and then comes back. Documentary has now inspired a big budget Hollywood movie mired in controversy, ironically linked to what Simone attributed her career downfall to.
The Barkley marathons: the race that eats it’s young. It’s one of the last real ultras left.
Amy: Incredible talent. Moving. Haunting. No talking heads. Minimal voiceover. Eric Summer.
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