Tag Archives: Documentary Film

Saturday Matinee: Forget Everything You Have Ever Seen: The World of Santa Sangre

In the 1970s, his legendary films El Topo and The Holy Mountain redefined movies as both art and entertainment while changing the face of cinema forever. In 1989, after his dream project Dune fell apart and a resultant decade-long break … Continue reading

Posted in Art, culture, Film, Saturday Matinee, Video | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: Project Nim

“Project Nim” (2011) is a British documentary film directed by James Marsh focusing on a research project commenced in the early 1970s to determine whether a primate socialized by humans could communicate using a language based on American Sign Language. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, culture, Film, Saturday Matinee, Science, society, Video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: Out of Shadows

Source: OutofShadows.org The Out Of Shadows documentary lifts the mask on how the mainstream media & Hollywood manipulate & control the masses by spreading propaganda throughout their content. Our goal is to wake up the general public by shedding light on … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Art, Conspiracy, culture, elites, Film, media, Media Literacy, Psy-ops, Saturday Matinee, society, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: American: The Bill Hicks Story

From the film’s official website: Three years in the making, AMERICAN: The Bill Hicks Story brings the tale of one of modern culture’s most iconic heroes to the big screen. Like many who have a strong sense of their place in history, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, culture, Film, Humor, Saturday Matinee, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: Mediastan

A small group of Wikileaks journalists make their way through Central Asia interviewing newspaper editors. Their real goal: to find local media outlets to publish secret US diplomatic cables. This intelligent, guerrilla-style doc follows their fascinating journey from Afghanistan to … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Art, civil liberties, culture, Film, media, Media Literacy, Saturday Matinee, Video | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: Sacco and Vanzetti (2006)

SACCO AND VANZETTI brings to life the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. The ordeal of … Continue reading

Posted in Art, culture, Film, History, Saturday Matinee, Video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: I fight, therefore I am

I fight therefore I am (in french: Je lutte donc je suis) is a documentary film about social and political struggles in Greece and Spain which provides an overview of the struggles in Europe against austerity, capitalism and fascism. A … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Art, culture, Economics, Film, Neoliberalism, Saturday Matinee, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Matinee: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Source: Top Documentary Films The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (a.k.a. Chavez: Inside the Coup) is a 2002 documentary about the April 2002 Venezuelan coup attempt which briefly deposed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. A television crew from Ireland’s Radio Telifís … Continue reading

Posted in Art, culture, Empire, Film, Geopolitics, History, imperialism, Saturday Matinee, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments