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Documentary (genre)

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  • Side By Side: A History of Digital Moviemaking

    Side By Side Oct.  23, The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 322-3228, thebijoutheatre.com Does digital technology spell the end of good taste, fine art and high-quality movie-making? Has the old-fashioned process of exposing emulsion-...
  • Garrison Leykam Wants You to Try Something New

    Garrison Leykam Wants You to Try Something New
    When Garrison Leykam was challenged last year to enroll in a New York City standup-comedy class, Leykam didn't just agree to the terms, he made a documentary about his experience. The challenge came when comedy teacher Stephen Rosenfield appeared on...
  • Briefly In Education

    District hires facilities director Ted Doughty Jr. was named director of facilities, grounds and construction at Laguna Beach Unified School District. His background is in general construction, school maintenance, operations and facilities, according to...
  • Mailbag: Apodaca column is right on target

    Re. "Apodaca: Flipping traditional classrooms on their ear," (Sept. 16): I am passionate about education and our youth. After continuing to pour billions into education, the U.S. and California continue to fall further behind. Patrice is on the target....
  • 'Detropia' finds beauty in the ruins ★★★ 1/2

    'Detropia' finds beauty in the ruins ★★★ 1/2
    Cross "Detroit" with "dystopia" and you get "Detropia." But the oddly beautiful documentary made by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady is subtler and richer than its blunt title suggests. Now in a week's run at the Siskel Film Center, "Detropia" should be seen...
  • Virgen: 'Touchdown Newport' very entertaining

    Virgen: 'Touchdown Newport' very entertaining
    There are sure to be plenty of memorable moments produced during and after the viewing of the documentary, "Touchdown Newport," about the 1970 Newport Harbor High football team. Probably none can be as poignant and heartwarming as what occurred at Lido...
  • Laugh Riot: Cartoonist, Puppeteer and Word Painter Wayne White Thumbs His Nose at the Art World

    Beauty Is Embarrassing Opens Sept. 28 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org Wayne White says “fuck” a lot. He paints the word “fuck” a lot, too. White, the subject of the excellent and...
  • PBS Documentary Pulls the Mask Off of Lucha Libre, Mexico's Wrestling Obsession

    PBS Documentary Pulls the Mask Off of Lucha Libre, Mexico's Wrestling Obsession
    Tales of Masked Men Friday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m., PBS   Here in the United States, we have a pretty strong appetite for spectacle. And we've got our share of ritualized violence. We've been known, on occasion, to hold simplified dualistic moral...
  • Bad Medicine: A Documentary Looks at Health Care in the U.S.

    Escape Fire Saturday, September 29, 7:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT; for Information/Tickets call (203) 438-5795; ridgefieldplayhouse.org  Called by The Village Voice “An ‘Inconvenient Truth’ for...
  • "Seeds" social gaming app seeks to make micro-lending fun

    "Seeds" social gaming app seeks to make micro-lending fun
    On October 5th, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival will be kicking off at the Showplace Icon Theater on Roosevelt Road. Showcasing films that "heighten public conciousness" of social issues, one of the festival's featured screenings...
  • Andrew Bird needs you

    Andrew Bird needs you
    When he takes the stage at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Monday, Oct. 8, Andrew Bird no doubt will present himself as the man his audience has come to see: a classically trained musician whose go-to instrument is the violin; an adventurous songwriter with a...