Black History Month 2014: EYES ON THE PRIZE

This year, I had intended to read The “Autobiography” of Martin Luther King for Black History Month, however, the winter has really depressed my energy levels and I really balked at the idea of reading a book, as ridiculous as that sounds (well, I did just finish WAR & PEACE; perhaps there’s a relation). I …

I <3 Docurama Films

Valentine’s Day can be a total bummer; I screened LR10314 all the way thru without stopping, taking notes, and this proved quite a decent idea. I’ve been watching my rough cuts in sections and sequences and acts, and taking this time to see it as a whole-so-far was good. So, upon completing that, I hung …

The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia

Last year I rented an acclaimed documentary whose trailer had completely sold me, on a topic I’m passionately curious about.  I learned very little from it.  Cannibal Warlords of Liberia changed how I viewed warfare and war makers; the world; the history of the world; the Third World; the First World; and documentary cinema.  It’s …