Tag Archive | Criterion Collection

Doc of the Day: The Beales of Grey Gardens

 The Maysles brothers revisit their most infamous subjects in this “sequel” to their 1976 classic. Dir. Albert Maysles & David Maysles, 2006, 91 min

Doc of the Day: Sans Soleil

Chris Marker travels Japan and Guinea-Bissau in search of times, places, and how we experience them. Dir. Chris Marker, 1983, 103 min

Doc of the Day: Junkopia

Enterprising artists turned junk into art, and Chris Marker turned their art into this short. Dir. Chris Marker, 1981, 6 min

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: Shake! Otis at Monterey

Witness Otis Redding rock out at the Monterey Pop Festival Dir. D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus & David Dawkins, 1987, 19 min

Doc of the Day: Jimi Plays Monterey

Witness the arrival of a legend on the music scene. Dir. D. A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus, 1986, 49 min

Doc of the Day: Häxan

Go way back in time to one of the earliest documentaries: this silent Swedish/Danish film about witchcraft. Dir. Benjamin Christensen, 1922, 106 min