Posts Tagged ‘Documentary’
"The Gnomist" (2015), a documentary short about the power of art, imagination, and community, is now playing at the Heartland Film Festival.

Heartland: The Gnomist

“The Gnomist” explores how the shared experiences of art and imagination can create a magical sense of hope and community.
"The Art of Richard Thompson" (2015), now playing at the Heartland Film Festival, is an informative retrospective documentary on the career of the Washington Post and "Cul de Sac" cartoonist.

Heartland: The Art of Richard Thompson

"The Art of Richard Thompson" is an informative retrospective on the career of the "Cul de Sac" creator and Washington Post cartoonist.

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Heartland: Romeo Is Bleeding

An emotionally raw feature that is uncompromising in its honesty.

Heartland: Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

You watch shaking your head, questioning the sanity of the filmmakers as children — and adults. Yet, by the finale, you want to give them a standing ovation.

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Heartland: Peace Officer

Filmmakers use movies to bring voice to their agendas. It’s up to viewers to choose what to accept & reject. "Peace Officer" stacks the deck too far to one side.
He Named Me Malala documentary

He Named Me Malala

A documentary that suffers because it is too superficial and reverential of its subject.

Meru Expedition, Garwhal, India

ReelBob: ‘Meru’

A documentary about three rock climbers who attempt to scale the Shark's Fin of Mount Meru in northern India.
Meru Expedition, Garwhal, India


A spectacular documentary featuring real mountain-climbing footage, "Meru" is as gripping as any action film you'll ever see.

"Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck" (2015) is a new documentary that takes you on a tour of the enchanting world of one of America's greatest unsung artists.

Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck

“Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck” is an enchanting tour of the mind of a craftsman who builds beguiling fantasy worlds out of limitless ingenuity.
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One Day in April

Bloomington's world renowned "Little 500" is every bit as grueling and triumphant as "Breaking Away" romanticized.

"A Space Program" (2015), a new film by artist Tom Sachs and director Van Neistat, is now playing at Indy Film Fest.

A Space Program

"A Space Program" is a fascinating art film that takes the heart and the mind to the stars in a rocket made of detritus and imagination.
The life and death of soul singer Amy Winehouse is documented in the new movie "Amy" (2015).


The turbulent and tragic life and death of soul singer Amy Winehouse is laid bare with shocking clarity in "Amy," a new documentary biopic directed by Asif Kapadia.

My Winnipeg - inside

Cinema Blind Spots: My Winnipeg (2007)

What is "My Winnipeg"? Who is Guy Maddin? Austin tells you as he justifies this lesser-known, avant-garde documentary as a true blind spot.
The USSR hockey team is the subject of the documentary "Red Army"

Red Army

A harrowing, sometimes comedic look at politics and nationalism through the prism of a hockey team is equal parts, silly, scary, and spellbinding.