5 posts tagged with documentary and cultmovies.
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Movie: Tongues Untied

A documentary about the experiences of black gay men living in the United States of America in the late 1980s. Trailer [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Dec 14, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Man with a Movie Camera

A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life in 1920s Moscow, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Odesa with dazzling invention. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Dec 1, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance

A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity, and the relationship between them. Trailer. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Nov 29, 2022 - 26 comments

Movie: Portrait of Jason

Black gay prostitute Jason Holliday is rigorously interviewed on his story and character, revealing nuanced truths about life and art. Trailer. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Nov 18, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: F for Fake

Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake autobiography of Howard Hughes. Welles moves between documentary and fiction as he examines the fundamental elements of fraud and the people who commit fraud at the expense of others.
posted by johnofjack on Oct 17, 2022 - 10 comments

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