Category: Documentary

Michael Moore: Sicko

Documentary purists may not agree with the way Michael Moore manipulate his footages to put forward his liberal political views. However, hardly anyone disagrees that Michael Moore is gifted at telling non-fictional stories. After all, he won an Oscar with “Bowling for Columbine”. I attended a documentary masterclass by Alan Rosenthal some years ago. He is the author of the […]

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Food Inc

YOU’LL NEVER LOOK AT DINNER THE SAME WAY AGAIN The quote on the documentary film’s poster can’t be more apt. It underlines how I feel after watching the documentary. This is exactly what a good documentary should set out to achieve. You may not agree with the filmmaker but a good documentary makes you question life. And no, I am […]

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The Silk Road (NHK)

The Silk Road by NHK is one of my favourite documentary series. I actually prefer the Mandarin version as the Chinese narrator is superb. Episode 1 is embedded above. For thousands of years, the fabled Silk Road, as travelled by Marco Polo, was the link between the people of Europe and the vast riches of mysterious China. Spanning the deserts, […]

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Home – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Home – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of […]

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