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August 13, 2009

Planet B-Boy (2007)

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planet b-boy

Planet B-Boy is an excellent documentary about Hip-Hop dancing, music, the hip-hop protagonists and their life style. The guys in the doc are, no doubt, completely sporty, dedicated youngsters, that burn long hours every day on rehearsing movements, jingle jangling and choreography which originated in athletics, breakdance, martial arts and disco.


August 1, 2009

A Life Apart – Hassidism in America (1997)

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a life apart

Life Apart brings us a view into the life of the Hassidic Jews in the United States: how Hasidics arrived to America in the first place, how do they live their day-to-day life, interact with society and preserve their tribute. During the most antisemitic times in Europe, the Hasidim sought a place where they would be able to live peacefully and thrive as a community, far from persecution and pogroms. At first, and before World War II, the US did not strike them as a place where they could live freely on the one hand, and preserve their Jewish identity and heritage, as it was passed on from the old Eastern European Hasidic communities – on the other. (more…)

July 19, 2009

Silip (1986)

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This was a surprise. Silip or also known as the Daughters of Eve is Philippine funny movie for it starts with a “Viking” logo and you think, well, this looks like a porno movie but it is really not. The first scene is more than revolting watching a guy sacrificing a bull, really, and you (more…)

July 10, 2009

The Soviet Story (2008)

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The Soviet story

A research documentary on Soviet crimes against humanity, from the communist revolution till the fall of the USSR. The film will make a historic review on the ideology that justified the mass killings of other ethnic groups in order to establish a reign of terror. This same measures of State terrorism will be copied by the Nazis latter on during WWII in the extermination of 6 million Jews. (more…)

July 9, 2009

Baraka (1992)

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A perfect collage of esthetically perfect  moving pictures from all over the globe, with no script, just observe: religious rituals, urban activity, progress, tribes, environment,…Among the slow and fast motion pics, this doc will take you to far Asia from Burma, India, Cambodia and Laos, Japan and China. A masterminded series of eagle’s eye cameras, others static long hours of waiting in a trypod to gather enough material to nurture the expected effect of people in a metropolis behaving like ants. (more…)

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