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Crip Camp – Review

James LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham’s documentary Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution traces the origins of a transformative movement back to a camp for the disabled, just down the road from Woodstock, called...
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Talking About Trees – Review

69 years ago, the inaugural issue of Cahiers du cinéma featured as its cover star Sunset Blvd. Suhaib Gasmelbari opens his documentary Talking About Trees along the same lines, as its subjects – a gang of...
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For the Birds – LFF 2019 Review

Despite its flippant title, For the Birds is a difficult watch. The documentary centres on Kathy Murphy, a rural New Yorker whose decades-long, all-consuming hobby of raising barnyard fowl has raised...
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Danny – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 Review

What is one spurred to do when facing their own mortality? Co-directors Aaron Zeghers & Lewis Bennett evoke this question throughout Danny: a flawed, if immensely personal, 50-minute documentary compiled...
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Dead Good – Review

While there seem to be no taboo subjects left in 2019, the tranquil opening shot of Rehana Rose’s documentary immediately teases out UK society’s collective discomfort around the business of death....