New documentary releases on dvd for March 2014

ART LIVES: BOTTICELLI’S DRAWINGS FOR THE DIVINE COMEDY (E)   £16.99
Film about Florentine Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli focusing on his illustrations for Dante Alighieri’s ‘Divine Comedy’.  (In English and German)
ART LIVES: PIERRE SOULAGES – BLACK LIGHT (E)   £16.99
Offers an insight into French artist Pierre Soulages work and his creative processes.
(In English, German, French)
ART LIVES: GOYA (E)   £16.99
Art critic Robert Hughes presents this documentary about Spanish painter Francisco Goya featuring contributions from experts. (In English and German)
ART LIVES: JULIO GONZÁLEZ (E) £16.99
Barrie Gavin travels from Paris to Barcelona and finally onto the Riviera as he follows in González’s footsteps and discusses the sculptor’s life and work. (In English and German)
ART LIVES: KURT SCHWITTERS – THE SCHWITTERS SCANDAL (E) £16.99
The programme takes a look at Kurt Schwitters. work and his controversial life.
(In English and German).
THE BIG MELT (PG) 2013    WALLACE, M/COCKER, J        £19.99
Martin and Jarvis direct this documentary about the history of the steel industry in Sheffield. The film features silent footage from the BFI National Archive with a music soundtrack by Cocker, who is accompanied by some Sheffield musicians.
FIRE IN THE BLOOD (E) 2012   GRAY, DYLAN MOHAN   £12.99
Film  tells  the story of how Western governments and pharmaceutical companies may
have contributed to the deaths of more than ten million Africans suffering from AIDS during the 1990s by blocking access to low-cost medicine.
THE GREEN PLANET (E) 2012    HAFT, JAN   £17.99
Film about forests and the animals and  creatures that inhabit them.
A HISTORY OF DANCE ON SCREEN (E) 1914    . MORITZ , REINER E    £19.99
Dance and the media in the 20th and 21st centuries and how they have influenced each other. The film includes interviews and archive footage of dancers and choreographers and features, among others, Alvin Ailey, Pina Bausch, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova and Roland Petit.
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE (E) 1912    FRANCE,  DAVID      £12.99
Oscar-nominated documentary following the plight of activist groups ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) and TAG (Treatment Action Group) to find and provide a treatment for HIV/AIDS during the epidemic of the 1980s.
JOURNAL DE FRANCE (E)   2012   FRANCE DEPARDON, R/NOUGARET, C £17.99
Film-maker and photographer Raymond Depardon and his collaborator Claudine Nougaret journey around France over the course of six years capturing the country on camera.
L’IMAGE MANQUANTE/MISSING PICTURE (12) 2013  RITHY PANH IN FRENCH  DVD – £15.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
Academy Award-nominated documentary detailing the horrors of the Cambodian genocide which occurred under the Pol Pot dictatorship of the late-1970s.
PLOT FOR PEACE (PG) 2013    AGULLO, C/JACOBSON,M       £17.99
The film tells the untold story of the French businessman Jean-Yves Ollivier who was instrumental in the release of Nelson Mandela.
PRAY FOR JAPAN (E) 2012     LEVY, STUART J.     £15.99
Documentary exploring how Japan has fared in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated the country’s eastern coast in 2011. Shot over a period of five weeks, the film examines how the community spirit of the victims has enabled them to work towards rebuilding their livelihoods and their families.
TEENAGE (12A) 2013        WOLF,  MATT    £17.99
Documentary about the emergence of the ‘teenager’ at the turn of the 20th century.
A WORLD NOT OURS (E) 2012        FLEIFEL, MAHDI        £14.99
Director Mahdi Fleifel  spent much of his childhood in the Palestinian refugee camp
Ain el-Helweh. before moving to Denmark with his family, but has returned on many occasions. From a young age he has been capturing life at Ain el-Helweh by recording a video diary in which he talks to those who reside there including his friend Abu Eyad.

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

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