Tag Archives: DOC NYC

Project Nim dir. James Marsh

By Lee Cahill Project Nim is the most recent documentary from James Marsh, director of the wildly popular Man On Wire. Nim premiered at Sundance in 2011, had a nationwide theatrical release, and seemed to be a shoe-in for the … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: Better Than Something: Jay Reatard dir. Alex Hammond & Ian Markiewicz

By Lee Cahill When I was in college, people like 2-time Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson would come speak to the students about the music industry. He, as well as every other speaker who ever rolled through campus, would inevitably recall stories about how they … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: LEMON dir. Laura Brownson & Beth Levison

by Dan Cerruti Poetry suffers from a huge deficit in attention from the world at large. When was the last time you remember hearing some poem not written by a long-dead Englishman? Chances are high it was Def Poetry Jam … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature- Happy People: A Year In The Taiga dir. Dmitry Vasyukov

By Lee Cahill Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is a meditation on wilderness, winter, solitude, and man’s relationship to nature in the vein of Robert Flaherty’s 1922 film Nanook of the North. The footage was originally taken by the film’s Director, … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: I Want My Name Back dir. Roger Paradiso

By Lee Cahill I Want My Name Back tells a story that, unfortunately, has become commonplace in the music industry: artists getting ripped off by their record label. Only, in this case, it went far beyond the usual story of … Continue reading

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