Category Documentary

Penguins

They are funny, harmless, immediately recognizable. They live in a hostile world and their purpose in life is to find a partner, reproduce and live with the family for the rest of their days. With these characteristics of a family animal, to which is added the phisique du rôle as a star of the silent, it is not surprising that the penguin is among the most beloved animals in the cinema. Whether it’s documentaries, live action films or animation, the black and white livery of the bird that doesn’t know how to fly has always been synonymous with tenderness, determination and success at the box office, from Mary Poppins to Penguins, the last born of Disneynature expected soon at Cinema. But it is the early 2000s that marked the beginning of the era of the cine-penguin, with the 2001 documentary The migrant people by Jacques Perrin and especially with the hit La marcia dei pinguini (2005) by Luc Jacquet, Oscar in 2006 as best documentary, followed in 2017 by The March of the Penguins – The call...

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The Inventor- Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

“Inventor” is the story of Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos...

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Fahrenheit 11/9

While the city of New York was already celebrating Mrs. Clinton, and despite the trumpeted preference of three quarters of Americans for the democratic program, on November 9th 2016 a publicly racist, classist and misogynist man was elected president of the United States of America and privately ambiguous named Donald Trump...

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Black Mother

From red-light districts to lush rainforests, the film is a loving and lyrical ode to Jamaica and its people, a visual poem that is both a heartfelt love letter and a street prayer...

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Hail Satan?

Apparently, this is an organized group of worshippers of Satan, who made parents throw children’s games Dungeons & Dragons and play records in the 1980s to expose hidden messages...

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Rocketman

It is the eternal problem of musical biopics: is it possible to have a 100% sincere portrait, in the highs as in the bass, when is it a band mate or a relative of the protagonist of the biography to produce or co-produce? In fact in cases where the image that emerges from the musician is anything but sweetened – like Jimi: All Is by My Side on Jimi Hendrix – the production is forced to renounce the rights to the original songs of the artist...

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Andre the Giant

Mythical Wrestling wrestler, showman, film actor, André the Giant was a figure literally bigger than life and entered the collective imagination, at least in the Western one...

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Survivors Guide To Prison

A documentary that analyzes the penitentiary system of the United States of America telling the life of Bruce Lisker who spent twenty-six years in prison for a crime he never committed...

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All eyez on me

All Eyez on Me accounts the life and inheritance of Tupac Shakur, including his ascent to superstardom as a hip-bounce craftsman, on-screen character, artist and dissident, and in addition his detainment and productive, questionable time at Death Row Records...

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Stone Barn Castle

In 2007, the actor Oscar winner Adrien Brody fell in love with a partially burned stone barn tucked away in the north woods of upstate New York, who reminded him of an old European castle. Trying to realize the dream of a lifetime, in having a place in the country, it has decided to risk buying this charming inn, but dilapidated. Adrien has dealt the elaborate restoration of the property for seven years, transforming it into a magical place to share with family and friends...

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