Documentaries I recommend

Posted on April 24, 2012 3 Comments

Here I will be posting some documentaries I watch that I like. I might post a small synopsis as well, I’m not sure yet. In the meantime if you have any recommendations for me please leave them for me at

Granito — How to Nail a Dictator

Posted on April 5, 2012 1 Comment

What did you learn from this documentary about the history of Guatemala? Why did the filmmaker choose to narrate it from the point of view of her personal experience?

The people of Bombay Beach

Posted on March 7, 2012 1 Comment

How can you compare the representation of suffering in Bombay Beach to any of the other documentaries about people’s suffering we have watched?

Cinema verite interview

Posted on March 1, 2012 4 Comments

Did you feel Lanzmann went to far in his cinema verite interview with
barber, Abraham Bomba, in Shoah?

Cinema Verite vs Direct Cinema

Posted on February 22, 2012 2 Comments

who favors which of these traditions and why?