Tag Archive | Middle East

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

Doc of the Day: Beyond Belief

After two women lost their husbands on 9/11, they channeled their grief into a most unusual form of charity. Dir. Beth Murphy, 2008, 82 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant

Doc of the Day: The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

He didn’t actually plan to kill Tony Blair. But he got thrown into Abu Ghraib for it, anyway. Dir. Michael Tucker & Petra Epperlein, 2007, 72 min

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 Listening Project

A film crew traveled the world asking non-Americans what they think of us. These are their answers. Dir. Dominic Howes & Joel Weber, 2008, 78 min

Doc of the Day: Religulous

Bill Maher takes on organized religion as only he can. Dir. Larry Charles, 2008, 101 min

Doc of the Day: The Price of Kings: Yasser Arafat

 An overview of the reign of the controversial Palestinian leader. Dir. Richard Symons, 2012, 81 min