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2011, documentary films by title (24)

ANIMATION: A PALETTE OF POSSIBILITIES
Dir: Angela Hinton , United States, 16 min, 2010, Documentary
This short family-friendly documentary is a whirlwind tour of some of the animators who brought to life beloved classics such as "Sleeping Beauty,"... more »
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BEATBOXING - THE FIFTH ELEMENT OF HIP HOP
Dir: Klaus Schneyder , United States, 55 min, 2011, Documentary
It was in the late 70s that a youth culture evolved in the poorer parts of New York which combined several disciplines under the name of Hip Hop. Ap... more »
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BLUNT EDGE
Dir: Wonjung Bae , United States, 11 min, 2011, Documentary
As her 80th birthday is approaching, Vera Klement, a Chicago-based painter, adamantly starts yet another new work, a portrait of Dmitri Shostakovitc... more »
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CADETS, THE
Dir: Frisly Soberanis, United States, 8 min, 2011, Documentary
In the unflinching documentary The Cadets, a 15 year old Queens recruit is taught a harsh lesson in manners by the Marine Corps-based discipline he... more »
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CALL OF CONSCIENCE: Pennhurst State School & Hospital, A
Dir: Heath Hofmeister , United States, min, 2011, Documentary
Hidden in a remote river bend in Pennsylvania 10,500 people were forced to call this place 'home'. Now neglected, decaying and hidden beneath decade... more »
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COME HELL OR HIGH WATER
Dir: David Grand, United States, 90 min, 2009, Documentary
Follows the healing journey to post-Katrina New Orleans by three trauma survivors from New York with trauma therapist/filmmaker Dr. David Grand. Thi... more »
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DEATH BY MEDICINE
Dir: Gary Null, United States, 94 min, 2010, Documentary
The film explores the dominant medical paradigm, the current health crisis, and a healthier, more holistic system. Based on Gary Nulls groundbreakin... more »
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DJ ROB SWIFT: Live! The Documented Movement
Dir: Rodolfo Duran , United States, 76 min, 2010, Documentary
DJ Rob Swift: Live! The Documented Movement is a behind the scenes look at one of the trail blazers of the DJ world, Rob Swift, as he embarks on a w... more »
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DRIVE SOMEWHERE: The Saga of the Vulgar Boatmen
Dir: Fred Uhter, United States, 59 min, 2011, Documentary
Beginning as two punk bands in Indiana and Florida, a professor and student bond over Elvis Presley and decide to send cassettes via the mail to cre... more »
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FROM THE MOUNTAINTOP (The History of Adirondack Fire Towers)
Dir: Mike Camoin, United States, 4 min, 2011, Documentary
A small group of impassioned enthusiasts aim to preserve historic man-made structures inside the Adirondack Forest preserve in upstate, New York. Ea... more »
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HAULING
Dir: Sean Walsh, Brazil, 94 min, 2010, Documentary
Often regarded as a marginal society, the recycling underworld of Sao Paulo - Brazil's largest metropolis - is the backdrop to the touching story of... more »
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HIDDEN TREASURES: Stories from a Great Museum
Dir: Alexandra M. Isles, United States, 56 min, 2010, Documentary
Last year over five million people visited the Metropolitan Museum. How many were able to find the secrets and powers hidden in the works of art? Mu... more »
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KEIKO THE UNTOLD STORY
Dir: Theresa Demarest, United States, 75 min, 2011, Documentary
Torn from his family at the tender age of two, Keiko spent 14 years in captivity as a performing tourist attraction before Hollywood discovered him... more »
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QUESTION OF HABIT, A
Dir: Bren Ortega Murphy , United States, 58 min, 2011, Documentary
Google 'nuns' and you'll get over two million images of nuns, all in full habit, toting guns, roller skating and lots of porn. What you won't find a... more »
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ROMEOWS, THE (Retired Older Men Eating Out Wednesdays)
Dir: Robert Sarnoff, United States, 11 min, 2011, Documentary
"A movable feast, a collection of culinary gab fests....a love letter to enduring friendship." - Denis Hamill - The New York Daily News In an attemp... more »
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SHAMAN & AYAHUASCA: Journeys To Sacred Realms, THE
Dir: Michael Wiese, England, 73 min, 2010, Documentary
Ayahuasca is a entheogentic or psychoactive vine-based plant brew that have been used for healing by shamans for thousands of years. It is widely kn... more »
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SHEPHERDS OF HELMAND
Dir: Gary Mortensen, United States, 83 min, 2010, Documentary
In 2008, an all-volunteer group of National Guard Soldiers from Oregon deployed to Afghanistan to train the Afghan National Army. Their mission was... more »
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SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK: Are Video Games Art?
Dir: Michael A. Largé, United States, 27 min, 2011, Documentary
Video Games have evolved from quarter machines in the back of parlors and grocery stores into a billion dollar year business located in everything f... more »
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SKATE OF MIND
Dir: Karin Kainer, Israel, 65 min, 2010, Documentary
A short glance at the city. Modern, historic, gray, we see her from above. But there is a big underground culture that is living by the sideways at... more »
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STEPPING INTO THE FIRE
Dir: Kaoru Ayabe, United States, 85 min, 2011, Documentary
The story of a seemingly successful man living an unfulfilling life and his journey towards truth and happiness.What if the thoughts, values and phi... more »
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TALES FROM A WALLED CITY
Dir: Surbhi Dewan, United States, 19 min, 2011, Documentary
The historic city of Dubrovnik, Croatia provides the setting for this collection of vignettes intersecting within the walls of the Old Town. Born in... more »
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WHAT'S UP?
Dir: Kim Sheridan, United States, 9 min, 2010, Documentary
A small film crew looks up at the sky and contemplates what's really going on with our environment. This film was created as part of the 2010 Intern... more »
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WHEN BROOMSTICKS WERE KING
Dir: Jason Cusato, United States, 27 min, 2011, Documentary
Born on the streets of Brooklyn, New York the game of Stickball became an Urban right of passage for those neighborhood kids looking for a way to em... more »
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WHY YOU DO THIS
Dir: Michael Dafferner, United States, 63 min, 2011, Documentary
This personal story is told from the perspective of satellite engineer and vocalist Michael Dafferner, who is a member of an unknown "math-core" met... more »
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