Gun crime and its consequences are the subject of When Claude Got Shot, a brilliantly wide-ranging and nuanced examination of a topic that all too often lives in black and white simplicities.
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Using tapes of the FBIs initial conversation with Winner as well as access to her family and experts in the field, Kennebeck’s film is a forcefully constructed argument and a reclaiming of a character from the public space.
History is made not only by what we record but how we record it. From Goya’s War Sketches to the mobile phone footage of George Floyd’s murder, the medium can – to quote Marshall McLuhan – be the message.
Part road movie, part character portrait, Jack’s Ride depends a great deal on the quiet charisma of its subject.
As with Claude Landzmann’s Shoah, there is a tangible sense that you could almost scratch the screen and see into the past.
As with wrestling itself, it feels besides the point to wonder about how real and how staged the documentary itself is.
The three curated films offer female-centric views of the world and are full of imagination and ultimately love.
Narrated by Luca Zingaretti – known to world audiences as Inspector Montalbano – Verdelli’s film is a conventional portrait with featured testimonials from contemporaries
The theme of ordinary people carrying out the atrocities of the Nazi regime has paradoxically been done to death and, yet with the mother of fascists once more pregnant, in urgent need of another telling.