The film shows how impoverished communities are attempting healthier lifestyles by growing their own food and advocating for access to high quality supermarkets.
Films can alter, transform and manipulate truth, just in the editing process alone: directors make decisions on what to add, but what's left out is still part of the truth.
"Best of Enemies" succeeds without being partisan or overbearing. Its subject speaks for itself.
Aviva Kempner's new documentary is the story of the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to become head of Sears and Roebuck.
Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.
"Armor of Light." "Good Kill," "Far from Men," "Trials of Constance Baker Motley," "Song of Lahore" and more.
Including "(T)ERROR," "Thought Crimes," "Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle (TASER)" and "Havana Motor Club."
KNON radio presented the documentary film "Shadows of Liberty" and a lively panel discussion at the historic Texas Theater on Mar. 2.
Documentaries at the Toronto International Film Festival come from all corners of the globe, covering a wide range of subjects, and many are of interest to the progressive community.
Esquire editor Harold Hayes was arguably to magazines what famous literary editor Maxwell Perkins (editor for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe) was to novels.