Posts Tagged: documentaries

Sound & Vision: Nathan East

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Legendary bassist Nathan East talks about playing with the pros, from Barry White to Daft Punk, about his new solo album and documentary, and about teaching musicians to play the instrument he loves.

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“Medora” Screening Coming to San Francisco

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On November 18th, San Francisco’s Roxie Theater will be screening Medora, the gripping basketball documentary that dazzled critics at SXSW. Directed by Davy Rothbart, founder and editor of FOUND Magazine, the film chronicles a high school basketball team from Medora, Indiana. Watch the economically devastated community rally behind their long shot Medora Hornets in what Academy […]

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Bay Area Documentary Screenings

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Two fascinating screenings coming up in the Bay Area: First, Besa: The Promise, a documentary about the experiences of Jewish Albanians safeguarded by Muslims during World War II, presented alongside the modern journey of photographer Norman Gershman and Rexhap Hoxha, a Muslim-Albanian who must return a set of books lost during the holocaust. Besa, directed […]

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Sunday Politics

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A new documentary paints Italy as “a democracy of boobs (in all senses).” How does one “explain the gay” in terms of evolution? (via The Daily Dish) “That’s not what countries think of when they go to war.” Why no one ever cleans up the environmental mess they make after sending their citizens off to […]

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