Tag Archive | Poverty

Doc of the Day: Buskers

The stories behind those zany people performing on the street. Dir. Chad S. Taylor, 2008, 59 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant Advertisements

Doc of the Day: Into the Abyss

Death is one of Werner Herzog’s favorite subjects, so what happens when he makes a whole movie about it? This. Dir. Werner Herzog, 2011, 107 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant

Doc of the Day: Message From Red Hook

A brief meditation on urban decay and youth in crisis. Dir. Kat Keene Hogue, 2010, 2 min, Viewed via SnagFilms

Doc of the Day: The Charcoal People

 Impoverished workers live on the edge in Brazil to make stuff that we use. Peek inside their world. Dir. Nigel Noble, 2001, 70 min

Doc of the Yesterday: Whatever It Takes

Follow the first year of an experimental high school in the South Bronx. Dir. Christopher Wong, 2009, 53 min

Doc of the Day: Dragonslayer

 Skateboarding, life, and Southern California. It’s nothing doing all around. Come join the fun. Dir. Tristan Patterson, 2011, 72 min

Doc of the Day: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

It was meant to be a glorious public service. Instead it decayed and collapsed. Find out why. Dir. Chad Freidrichs, 2011, 80 min