Tag Archive | Dictatorships

Doc of the Day: This is Not a Film

What do you do when you aren’t allowed to do what you love? Dir. Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, 2011, 75 min, Viewed in the Theater Advertisements

Doc of the Day: Mugabe and the White African

One man takes a stand against the force of a dictator. Dir. Lucy Bailey & Andrew Thompson, 2009, 90 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant

Doc of the Day: The Woman with the 5 Elephants

Listen to what Svetlana Geier has to say about her life. You’ll be glad you did. Dir. Vadim Jendreyko, 2010, 96 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant

Doc of the Day: Afghan Star

 In a country struggling to rebuild, four citizens shoot for their dreams pop culture-style. Dir. Havana Marking, 2008, 88 min

Doc of the Day: The Trials of Henry Kissinger

“Hullo, my name iz Dr. Henry Kissinger, und zis… is my magic murder bag.” Dir. Eugene Jarecki, 2002, 79 min

Doc of the Day: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

 After thirteen years of civil war, the women of Liberia were fed up, and banded together to demand peace. This is their story. Dir. Gini Reticker, 2008, 71 min

Doc of the Day: Deafening Silence

A trippy odyssey through the landscapes and people of Burma. Dir. Holly Fisher, 2012, 118 min