New documentary releases – summer 2018

 

78/52 (E) 2017 PHILIPPE, ALEXANDRE O. £5.99
American documentary examines Alfred Hitchcock’s famous shower scene in the film ‘Psycho’ . Industry experts from actors to producers examine the effects on modern cinema today and the controversy following the release of the film.

A SYRIAN LOVE STORY (15) 2015 MCALLISTER, SEAN £15.99
Filmed over five years, the documentary follows Amer and Raghda, two former political prisoners who communicated with each other through a hole in their cell wall and eventually fell in love.

Now, after 15 years, Amer and Raghda have escaped their native Syria to secure a future for their two young children. However, being under great stress, Raghda’s mental health begins to suffer.

EVEN WHEN I FALL (12A) 2017 MCLARNON, K/NEAL, S £15.99
Over 6 years this documentary tells the story of Saraswoti and Sheetal, who as children, were sold to an Indian circus. Now rescued, the two women use their circus skills to perform all over the world and use storytelling to spread awareness about trafficking.

 

FILMWORKER (15) 2017 ZIERRA, TONY £13.99
A look at the life and career of actor Leon Vitali and his working relationship with film director Stanley Kubrick.

FIRST WORLD WAR: AN HISTORICAL INSIGHT (E) 2013 (5027035019178) £19.99
Based on the book by Hew Strachan, the series covers all aspects of the war and takes a detailed look at how the conflict affected people from all corners of the globe.

I, CLAUDE MONET (E) 2018 GRABSKY, PHIL £12.99
Based on 2000 letters written by Monet, this British documentary charts the life and career of French painter Claude Monet.

THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR (15) 2017 BUIRSKI, NANCY £17.99
In 1944, 24-year-old African American woman Recy Taylor was kidnapped and raped by a group of white men. The men were never convicted, however Recy continued to speak out about her ordeal and became a symbol for the US Civil Rights movement.


THAT SUMMER (PG) 2017 OLSSON, GÖRAN £13.99
The film charts the making of the documentary film ‘Grey Gardens’ in 1975, which in turn records the life of an eccentric mother and daughter living together in East Hampton, New York.

Previously unseen footage captures Andy Warhol, sister of Jackie Onassis Lee Radziwill and artist Peter Beard as they capture the ladies’ finest moments in their quirky home.

THROUGH LOTTE’S LENS – THE STORY OF THE HITLER ÉMIGRÉS (E) 2018 BRITTEN, TONY £12.99
Told through the portal of Austrian portrait photographer; Lotte Meitner-Graf, we find out about ‘Hitler Émigrés’, the refugees – mainly Jewish who escaped the Nazi regime in the 1930s and found refuge in the UK.

WESTWOOD – PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST (15) 2017 TUCKER, LORNA £14.99
With exclusive interviews and archive footage this documentary showcases the
life and career of fashion designer Vivienne Westwood

 

 

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