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‘Apollo 11’ brings triumph to historical documentaries

Jared Geyer March 5, 2019

In an era that is so self-indulgent in the consumption and progression of technology, it seems like an anomaly that the Apollo 11 flight to the moon was even remotely successful. The blocky computers and...

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‘Island of the Hungry Ghosts’ shows suffering in idyllic landscape

Emily Oba March 4, 2019

Christmas Island is the small land mass with a spirited name and has a reputation for hosting the great red crab migration; on the surface, this Australian territory seems like another tourist destination,...

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‘Tequila 62’ brings full True/False experience

Matthew Burns March 4, 2019

As the name may suggest, ‘Tequila 62’ is a collection of four short films that targeted a more adult audience. The shorts held nothing back in showing or describing explicit moments. If one can get...

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‘Home, Sweet Home’ tells authentic family story

Isaac Parrish March 3, 2019

The film ‘Home, Sweet Home’ isn't a traditional documentary. From director Ise Shinichi, the film started as a collection of home videos meant to be gifted to his niece Nao Nishimura's family, since...

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‘Knock Down the House’ connects everyday Americans with political process

Matthew Burns March 3, 2019

Director Rachel Lears inspires working class Americans in her film ‘Knock Down the House.’ The film follows four diverse democratic women that are united by their attempts to challenge the political...

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‘Finding Frances’ depicts hilarious journey in search of long lost love

Jared Geyer March 3, 2019

Nathan Fielder helps Bill Gates impersonator William Heath find his long lost love in the short documentary-style film ‘Finding Frances.' The film is an extension of Fielder’s Comedy Central television...

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‘American Factory’ provokingly portrays clash between cultures

Jared Geyer March 2, 2019

The film ‘American Factory’ portrays the clash of culture between the manufacturing style of China and the working class of America. The CEO of Fuyao, a Chinese glass manufacturing company, takes...

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‘Tanjuska and the 7 Devils’ brings frustration, lacks development

Anna Xu March 2, 2019

I'll save you the time, don’t watch this film unless you want to test your patience. ‘Tanjuska and the 7 Devils’ is 80 minutes long, but it only has the content for barely 20 minutes. Tunjuska,...

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‘One Child Nation’ shows dark perspective of one child policy

Anna Xu March 2, 2019

The film 'One Child Nation’ takes an emotional and uncensored look at how the one child policy affected rural southern China. Co. Director Nanfu Wang begins the film by visiting her old village and interviewing...

Midnight Traveler provides new look at life as refugee

‘Midnight Traveler’ provides new look at life as refugee

Isaac Parrish March 2, 2019

In Hassan Fazili’s magnificent 'Midnight Traveler,' the first-person perspective of an Afghan refugee is captured in a way that can't be replicated by anyone else. After the Taliban demanded Fazili’s...

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‘Mike Wallace is Here’ inspires perseverance

Ann Fitzmaurice March 1, 2019

I do not think I blinked once as I watched Avi Belkin’s ‘Mike Wallace is Here.’ Belkin tells Wallace’s life story through such a captivating series of interviews geniusly interwoven and with such...

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‘Treasure Island’ brings childhood nostalgia

Emily Oba March 1, 2019

Director Guillaume Brac emits sunshine and French joy in his film ‘Treasure Island.’ The opening credits set against a bright aqua with Easter yellow letters shows the audience a preview into the lighthearted...

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