Tag Archive | 1970’s

Doc of the Day: The Ossuary

Why not visit the Sedlec Ossuary? It’s cool and not at all horrifying! Dir. Jan Svankmajer, 1970, 10 min, Viewed via MUBI

Doc of the Day: 21 Up

Michael Apted revisits the lives of people he’d previously talked to seven years earlier. Day One of Up Week. Dir. Michael Apted, 1977, 100 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant

Doc of the Day: Gimme Shelter

It was supposed to be a Western Woodstock. Instead things went horribly wrong. And the Maysles brothers were there to capture it all on film. Dir. Albert Maysles, David Maysles, & Charlotte Zwerin, 1970, 91 min

Doc of the Day: On Any Sunday

 The king of the surf movie turns his attention to the world of motor sports. Dir. Bruce Brown, 1971, 96 min

Doc of the Day: Woodstock

Three days of peace and music. One of the landmark events of a generation. Day Seven of Oscar Winners Week. Dir. Michael Wadleigh, 1970, 224 min

Doc of the Day: Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives

Dir. The Mariposa Film Group, 1977, 133 min

Doc of the Day: Marjoe

Dir. Sarah Kernochan & Howard Smith, 1972, 88 min NOTE: A special thanks to Michael A. Novelli for the recommendation.