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Tribeca Film Festival 2014: The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin April 24, 2014 0 Comment 30 views

The Battered Bastards of Baseball show us what has been missing from baseball because of it’s focus is on big business…players with the pure and simple goal of winning they game their playing.

Hot Docs 2014: Rich Hill (2014)

Posted by Robert Liwanag April 24, 2014 0 Comment 45 views

What truly elevates Rich Hill, award winning study of poverty, is its subjects and the filmmakers’ genuine sense of empathy.

Hot Docs 2014: Come Worry With Us!

Posted by John Munshour April 24, 2014 0 Comment 41 views

Come Worry With Us! is about Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, but it’s not just another concert film.

Hot Docs 2014: Stream of Love (2013)

Posted by Robert Liwanag April 23, 2014 0 Comment 115 views

Ágnes Sós’ Stream of Love is interested in mainly one thing – sex.

Hot Docs 2014: SLUMS: Cities of Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds April 23, 2014 0 Comment 151 views

It sounds like the most depressing ride in all of Disney World, but SLUMS: The Cities of Tomorrow is actually a well-thought-out piece on urban sprawl.

Hot Docs 2014: The Homestretch

Posted by Pam April 22, 2014 0 Comment 208 views

Homestretch, from filmmakers Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, documents the dire issue of youth homelessness in Chicago.

Hot Docs 2014: Fourteen Days in May (1987)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 22, 2014 0 Comment 151 views

Produced in 1987, Fourteen Days in May still stands as the most consequential and devastating portrait of the death penalty and the steep moral toll it takes.

Hot Docs 2014: Bronx Obama (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2014 0 Comment 291 views

Bronx Obama is an examination of the life of Obama impersonator in specific and the state of the American dream in general. Definitely a must-see.

Hot Docs 2014: Where I’m From (2014)

Posted by Jessica Finch April 21, 2014 0 Comment 221 views

Where I’m From is a kind of therapy for filmmaker Claude Demers, acting as an open letter to his anger and his sadness. It’s also poetic and beautiful.

Hot Docs 2014: Mad as Hell

Posted by Pam April 20, 2014 0 Comment 263 views

In Mad as Hell talk show host Cenk Uygur is, well, mad as hell. And he’s not going to take it anymore.

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