“Football does not build character. Football reveals character.” Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary for 2012, Undefeated is a close-up look at the trials and tribulations of a high school football team in Memphis. Apart from focusing on a few key players, the real star of the film is really their coach, Bill Courtney. An inspiring personality, Courtney [...]Read more ›
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Intriguing documentary feature which won 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary. If you are like me and did not fully understand how the financial crisis in 2008 came about or why so little are accounted for, this is for you. From Wikipedia: In five parts, the film explores how changes in the policy environment and banking practices helped create the [...]Read more ›
From Wikipedia: March of the Penguins (French: La Marche de l’empereur) is a 2005 French nature documentary film. It was directed and co-written by Luc Jacquet, and co-produced by Bonne Pioche and the National Geographic Society. The film depicts the yearly journey of the emperor penguins of Antarctica. In autumn, all the penguins of breeding age (five years old and [...]Read more ›
From Wikipedia: Winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, the film is a call to action to halt mass dolphin kills, change Japanese fishing practices, and to inform and educate the public about the risks, and increasing hazard, of mercury poisoning from dolphin meat. I have watched the documentary film and not being an activist of any [...]Read more ›