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The Documentary Craft
Hector Galán: The Texas Documentary Tour
"...may not yet fall under the "Elder Statesman of Documentary Filmmaking" heading, but he's on the verge. Since 1972,..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Short Films: Program A
Program A consists of the two longest doc shorts, and they’re among the best of the batch.
"...longer running times, the five films nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject have been divided into two programs for..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Demagoguery Disguised as Documentary
What is the difference between Dinesh D'Souza and Michael Moore?
" as a stand-alone meditation on the state of documentary filmmaking...."

July 8, 2014 Screens Post by Louis Black

Novelty Firm Backs Dildo Protest Documentary
Cocks Not Glocks gets some firm support
"...CalExotics has announced it will financially support the new documentary Cocks Not Glocks...."

June 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Who Did the Animation for Keith Maitland’s Documentary Tower?
Minnow Mountain’s Craig Staggs talks art & drama & Austin & Earp
"...The Tower documentary itself focuses, as Richard Whittaker points out in his..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Short Films: Program B
The collected films in Program B examine suffering from different angles
"...longer running times, the five films nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject have been divided into two programs for..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Get Your Documentary Skills on
Where else can the public learn the ropes of doc film making on the cheap?
" learn key aspects of how to make a documentary film in a rare, and possibly one-time course...."

April 20, 2011 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

Behind the Wheel With Documentary The Gentleman Driver
The world of millionaire endurance racers in The Gentleman Driver
"...Motor racing is a business, but new documentary The Gentleman Driver takes its name from the sport’s..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Documentary Gets Distribution Deal
PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda to receive Oscar push
"...Good news for Call Her Ganda, the new documentary from Austin's PJ Raval. The week before it makes..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Society Documentary Tour: 'Nanking'
... and DocuWeek at the Arbor
"...days after our premiere at Sundance [it won the Documentary Editing award there], a group of conservative politicians and..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Shorts 2005
A rare opportunity to see what's considered the best in the field of short docs; plus all four nominees have a socio-political bent.
"...big night? Although this compilation of the four short documentary films nominated this year will permit you only to..."

April 7, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Documentary Gives Migrants in Austin a New Voice
Learning to listen with They Live Here, Now
"...second feature, which he described as a hybrid of documentary and cinema verité, director Jason Outenreath set out to..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Nina Hernandez

Documentary Reviews
"...based on rote memorization. If Take Away One, a documentary about Baratta-Lorton directed by her nephew William Lorton, ended..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Screens Feature

Splice of Life: The Super-Eight Documentary Festival
"...Splice of Life: The Super-8 Documentary Festival is the Co-op’s first venture into the Super..."

Aug. 16, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Texas Documentary Tour: A Hymn for Alvin Ailey and Malcolm X: Make it Plain
"...films by Orlando Bagwell featured in this series displayhis documentary focus on African-American history and culture. Previousefforts include his..."

Sept. 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

New Documentary Highlights the Legacy of a Black Queer TV Pioneer
Ellis Haizlip is the unapologetic Mr. Soul!
"...the 50th anniversary week of that first broadcast. The documentary follows the show's genesis, demise, and undeniable impact. As..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Charlie Neddo

Documentary Uses Virtual Reality to Explore East Austin Gentrification
Technology and social justice come together in Latinitas' film
"...the Eastside. Latinx Culture in East Austin, a VR documentary project produced and directed by a determined group of..."

May 25, 2018 Screens Feature by Mae Hamilton

Do Not Miss This Deeply Inspiring Documentary
'Half the Sky' circles the globe to look at women's rights
"...I sat riveted watching the first half of the documentary based on the book during its world premiere on..."

Oct. 2, 2012 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

Documentary GameChangers Will Change How You Look at E-Sports
Producer Peter Billingsley on high-stakes professional videogaming
"...His new documentary, which screened earlier this month at DreamHack Austin, explores..."

June 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Ike: A Documentary' Screens in Austin Tonight
Here come Galveston's Hurricane Story Tellers telling the tales of their island, post-Ike.
" of Galveston high school students who made a documentary about their post-Ike community and its struggle to recover...."

June 12, 2009 Screens Post by Kate X Messer

Austin Film Society Documentary Tour
Fish Kill Flea
"...our narrative. It's extremely difficult to make a compelling documentary with no voiceover, titling, or animation, plus one that..."

April 6, 2007 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

AFS Texas Documentary Tour
The Holy Modal Rounders: Bound to Lose
"...been seen a hundred times before in every other documentary that chronicles the counterculture in New York's Greenwich Village..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

That Darn Documentary
Director Zev Asher on 'Casuistry: The Art of Killing a Cat'
"...a snuff film not a snuff film? Does a documentary film recounting horrific acts of brutality against animals count..."

June 24, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

More Propaganda Than Documentary
"...this film. It cannot be ethically classified as a documentary when there are some re-enacted scenes, images of Chavez's..."

Feb. 4, 2004 Postmarks

Venezuelans Question Documentary
"...Mightier Than the ..." March 7, 2003, about the documentary The Revolution Will Not Be Televised] We, as Venezuelans,..."

Oct. 30, 2003 Postmarks

The Texas Documentary Tour: Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins & Gap-Toothed Women
"...after each screening. (See the related story) The Texas Documentary Tour is co-sponsored by the Austin Film Society, the..."

June 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Institution Saxon Pub Survives in SXSW Documentary
A glimmer of hope amid Austin development in Nothing Stays the Same: The Story of the Saxon Pub
"..."This is what documentary is. You follow the story. And our story changed..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

New PBS Documentary Uses Austin Photographer to Explore Death
What we (don’t) talk about when we (don’t) talk about death
"...Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death. The documentary, which debuted at Austin Film Festival 2017, and will..."

March 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

HBO Documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher Debuts at SXSW
New archival footage of the king, the musician, and the man behind the music
"...has drawn. “This is really, I think, the definitive documentary about the artist, the man behind the music,” says..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

AISD Documentary Captures Spirit of Recent Initiative
SEL improves grades, reduces absenteeism, and more.
"...School District (AISD) was the subject of a 7-minute documentary called Austin ISD: A District Embracing SEL...."

June 4, 2014 News Post by R.U. Steinberg

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