This interview with Shawney Cohen originally ran on the Documentary Channel Blog during Hot Docs 2013, which opened with the director’s film ‘The Manor.’ That doc is now streaming on Amazon, so we’re reposting the feature here with permission.
This year’s nominees for the top Cinema Eye Honors award include ‘20,000 Days on Earth,’ ‘Citizenfour,’ ‘Life Itself,’ ‘The Overnighters’ and ‘Verunga.’
Florian Habicht’s documentary of Pulp, perhaps England’s most modest rock ‘n’ roll band, is simultaneously a concert film, a biographical portrait, and a survey of working class identity.
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.