Which film will win “best doc” at the Oscars this year?
The folks over at DocGeeks favor The Invisible War and Searching for Sugar Man. Find out why.
Here are Anthony Kaufman’s picks, hot off of the ReelPolitik press, so to speak.
You know I love the “top” lists! Here’s a hint.
“What will hydropower development mean for the citizens of the Mekong River? A new film, ‘Mekong’, produced by Douglas Varchol and developed with support from the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food as well as IUCN and Sida explores this question.” — The NonProfit Press
Meet SnagFilms Filmmakers: A Fashion Photographer Goes on the Hunt for a Beautiful Model in ‘Mr. Lucke’
(SnagFilms is the parent company of Indiewire.)
Sit down this weekend and watch Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? Only available on SnagFilms for the next couple of weeks, Heist takes an in-depth look at the economic collapse, tracing its origins to a 1971 secret memo titled “Attack on American Free Enterprise System.” Heist is part of our “Snag the Vote” series leading up to the election.
Also, don’t miss Harlan County, USA, an Oscar-winning documentary classic that everyone should see. Harlan County, USA tells the story of striking coal miners of Eastern Kentucky. The filmmaker, Barbara Kopple, and her team spent three years with the mining community and their families. It is truly an honor to have this documentary in our library.