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The Docs of New York November 2005
We devote this issue to the sights, sounds and smells of the Big Apple: New York-based filmmakers talk about what it is that makes NYC the center of gravity.
- As Los Angeles is synonymous in our minds with the film industry, New York, although with less fanfare, is the predominant center of cable--and,
- No other city rivals New York's love affair with the movies. No city looks quite so beautiful on film. From the dawn of film history, New York was
- Is New York City really the center of independent documentary filmmaking, or does it just seem that way? Short answer: it is. Sorry, to those of you
- You hear about an incredible retrospective of early American avant-garde film at your local museum, you mark it on your calendar, you promise
- Almost anyone in docs will tell you: Albert Maysles is a giant of generosity, full of humor about the human race. My friendship with him began in the
- One could say that a well-made documentary provides viewers with "the next best thing to being there." While the cyber age allows us to operate more
- The first place one thinks of when considering of New York City is Manhattan. Why not? It has the most amazing skyline on the planet. What can
- Swaying palms, oversized sunglasses and Blackberrys galore... You guessed it: I was at the Los Angeles Film Festival, held in June and organized by
- Walking toward the new IFC Center in the West Village, I passed the site of the old Bleecker Street Cinema, one of the mainstays of independent
- It all started with a lie. It was perpetuated in the post-9/11 cauldron, when, after the shock, devastation and grief, the conspiracy theories began
- On Hurricane Katrina, reporting and docmaking.
- A review of 'A New History of Documentary Film,' by Jack C. Ellis and Betsy A. McLane.