We Were All On That Train
If any adventurous film festival directors happen to be reading, a Spanish production company called Docus Madrid has just released a fine documentary
, comprising 24 short films, about the terrorist train attacks in March. The pressbook can be downloaded from the home page in MS Word, in English: otherwise, it's all in Spanish. Ticket money goes to relatives of the victims.
Soldiers Under Command!
- 57mb Quicktime documentary of the Second Annual Stryper Expo.
Iraq or bust!
Usama Alshaibi, an Iraqi-American filmmaker whose flight from Saddam's Iraq and experiences in the U.S.
were recently featured in Studs Terkel's latest book
, is returning to Iraq
after over 20 years to film a documentary, and is using his weblog
to raise funds for the trip. Contributors will be given a producer credit, so this might be your big chance to make it on IMDB
Somewhere in the Catskill Mountains, two nature filmmakers are busy shooting a documentary on rabbits in their natural habitat. In the morning dew they are about to meet something considerably bigger than a rabbit... [Flash and safe for work]
Now They Can Stop Making Those Dreadful Documentary Things. Bowling for Columbine
has been named the best documentary of all time by the International Documentary Association. Do we agree?
was a renowned impressionist
painter. In her new book
, author Patricia Cornwell
also claims that Sickert
was Jack the Ripper
Whether you believe her theory
, Cornwell is certainly getting a lot of press
out of this.
If all these links aren't enough for you, you can also watch a documentary on Cornwell and her Jack the Ripper theory
tonight at 10 p.m. EST on The Learning Channel.
The British Empire in Colour
-- a three-part documentary series from the producers of the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) award-winning Britain at War in Colour
will air this month. The series is supposed to include "a treasure-trove of early colour movies filmed before 'technicolour' transformed film making in the 1930s. Unique colour footage of the Edwardian splendour of 1906 British India, soldiers of the First World War and class divided Britain in 1926 as seen for the first time by a modern visually sophisticated audience."
Apparently, it also includes Horrifying footage of last days of Raj
Hackers: Computer Outlaws
A TLC show(that I'm 3/4 through) that seems to actually use reliable sources
to discuss not just cracker behavior, but also the creative side of hackers, pointing out the developments attributed to some hackers
Now Markoff and Mitnick. Not a bad little show....
.... AWAY, AWAY
- site for what looks like an interesting film on the Confederate flag debate. Be sure to check out the video clip.
Code Rush Documentary
Did anyone get to watch the Netscape documentary on PBS. In my area, it aired at 2am. I fell asleep trying to catch it...