Weiner and The Other Side alternately inspire winces and gasps, awkward laughter and real shock. By confrontation, they reframe the relationship between documentary cinema and its audience.
The distributor will release the documentary, the latest film by Gianfranco Rosi (Sacro GRA) this fall.
Robert Greene’s Kate Plays Christine follows actress Kate Lyn Sheil as she prepares for a new role: a real news reporter who killed herself on the air in the 1970s. But this is not your typical documentary character study.
In this week’s episode, Daniel and Christopher are joined by Kristy Puchko (Cinema Blend; PopCrush) to discuss Lotfy Nathan’s ’12 O’Clock Boys,’ which is one of the most critically acclaimed and honored docs of 2014 so far. Somehow the three of us are united in not thinking it’s such a great film, though it is definitely one with a lot to discuss.