Tag Archives: Documentary Film

INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Documentary Filmmakers Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar Dish on ‘Junk Food News’

Documentary filmmakers Christopher Oscar, left, and Doug Hecker. Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar:Documentary filmmakers on media,civil liberties, and ‘Project Censored‘ “The corporate rules are simple: tell the news the way you’re told to tell the news or ratings will decline … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Documentary Filmmakers Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar Dish on ‘Junk Food News’

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FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

How to Survive a Plague:The remarkable story of ACT UP Panic spread slowly. Rock Hudson’s death gave the disease a public face, but took us no closer to the cause. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | April 10, … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anne Lewis’ Documentary About Anne Braden Is ‘Gem of a Film’

Filmmaker Anne Lewis on Rag Radio in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, February 22, 2012. Photo by William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis,co-director of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot By Rag … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anne Lewis’ Documentary About Anne Braden Is ‘Gem of a Film’

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

Searching for Sugar Man: The Sixties surface, again Rodriquez is himself a Sixties survivor. His songs capture the mood of the late 1960s and the early 1970s. They reflect the anger, the aspirations, and the despair of the era. By … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

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FILM / William Michael Hanks : ‘Anne Braden: Southern Patriot’

Anne Braden: Southern Patriot:A film by Anne Lewis and Mimi Pickering By William Michael Hanks | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2012 “The meaning of life is in that struggle which human beings have always been able to do … finish reading FILM / William Michael Hanks : ‘Anne Braden: Southern Patriot’

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FILM / Ron Jacobs : Scott Noble’s ‘The Power Principle’

Scott Noble’s ‘The Power Principle’(American Empire: The Feature Film) A remarkably detailed, clearheaded, and engrossing study of how the United States power elites created the mess we find ourselves in. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | June 13, … finish reading FILM / Ron Jacobs : Scott Noble’s ‘The Power Principle’

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Lamar W. Hankins : Documenting Flawed Forensics and the Willingham Execution

Scene from Joe Bailey Jr. and Steve Mims’s Incendiary: The Willingham Case. Image from Truly Indie.Rick Perry and the Texasdeath penalty smokescreen Incendiary: The Willingham Case, a documentary film. It is both riveting and sickening to watch how, in Texas, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Documenting Flawed Forensics and the Willingham Execution

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FILM / William Michael Hanks : Turk Pipkin’s ‘Building Hope’

Turk Pipkin’s Building Hope:A story of how little it takesto make a big difference By William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / June 1, 2011 Building Hope is the third of a trilogy of films by Austin-based filmmaker Turk … finish reading FILM / William Michael Hanks : Turk Pipkin’s ‘Building Hope’

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FILM / William Michael Hanks : Jamie Johnson’s ‘The One Percent’

Documentary film:Jamie Johnson’s The One Percent is arevealing statement about wealth in America By William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / April 28, 2011 Jamie Johnson has a conscience if he can keep it. He is heir to one … finish reading FILM / William Michael Hanks : Jamie Johnson’s ‘The One Percent’

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Lamar W. Hankins : Natural Gas and the Perils of Fracking

Light my fire. Images from the documentary film, Gasland.The perils of fracking:Protecting our waterfrom natural gas production By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2011 Anyone who drinks water has a stake in the production of … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Natural Gas and the Perils of Fracking

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FILM / Robert Ovetz : Looking for an ‘Honest Man’

Looking for an ‘Honest Man’:The self-destruction of R. Budd Dwyer By Robert Ovetz / The Rag Blog / March 2, 2010 [Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer. Directed by James Dirschberger; Co-Produced by Matt Levie & James Dirschberger. … finish reading FILM / Robert Ovetz : Looking for an ‘Honest Man’

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Tom Miller : Phil Ochs: Sensitive in a Parking Lot

Phil Ochs in New York in 1965. Still image from Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune / First Run Features.Phil Ochs: Sensitive in a parking lot By Tom Miller / The Rag Blog / February 28, 2011 Show me a … finish reading Tom Miller : Phil Ochs: Sensitive in a Parking Lot

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