NEW DOCUMENTARIES RELEASES ON DVD FOR JUNE 2017

 

JERRY GARCIA AND THE U.S. COUNTERCULTURE (E) 2017 £15.99
Documentary focusing on the American counterculture movement of the 1960s.
LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD (PG) 2016 KRAYENBUHL,S/OELBAUM, Z £15.99
Tilda Swinton voices this documentary of Arabist Gertrude Bell, often referred to as the female Lawrence of Arabia. She held extraordinary power in the British Empire due to her knowledge and contacts in the Middle East but seems to have been written out of history.

Guardian review – https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/apr/21/letters-from-baghdad-review-gertrude-bell-tilda-swinton-iraq

FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD (15) 2014 GOODWIN, PAUL £17.99
Documentary profiling the award-winning British comic 2000AD. After the first edition was published in 1977, the comic quickly became one of the most popular science fiction publications and went on to inspire countless films and television shows including ‘RoboCop’ (1987) and ‘Alien’ (1979).

This documentary features interviews with the comic’s creator Pat Mills and writers Neil Gaiman and Dave Gibbons as they explain why 2000AD is held in such high regard.

MINUTE BODIES (U) 2016 STAPLES, S/REEVE, D DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £19.99 The film is a tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker F Percy Smith. Smith worked in the early years of the 20th century, developing various cinematographic and micro-photographic techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action.

OLIVER STONE’S UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (E) 2012 4 DVDS £29.99
Academy Award-winning film-maker Oliver Stone directs and narrates this documentary series in which he presents an unconventional look at the actions of the United States of America in the 20th century.

The episodes are: ‘World War II’, ‘Roosevelt, Truman and Wallace’, ‘The Bomb’, ‘The Cold War: 1945-1950’, ‘The 50s, Eisenhower, the Bomb and the Third World’, ‘JFK: To the Brink’, ‘Johnson, Nixon and Vietnam: Reversal of Fortune’, ‘Reagan, Gorbachev and the Third World: Revival of Fortune’, ‘Bush and Clinton: Squandered Peace – New World Order’ and ‘Bush and Obama: Age of Terror’.

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

Some New Documentary DVD Releases

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CITY OF GOLD (18) 2015 GABBERT, LAURA £19.99
A documentary about Los Angeles renegade foodie and cult icon Jonathan Gold.
DO I SOUND GAY? (15) 2014 THORPE, DAVID £17.99
When the Brooklyn filmmaker started to wonder why some gay men have
stereotypical gay voices, he set out on a physical and emotional journey to find out the real reasons behind why his voice sounds gay.
DRESSED AS A GIRL (18) 2015 ROTHBART, COLIN £15.99
British documentary which follows a group of drag artists. Filmed over
five years, the film provides an insight into East London’s drag scene by profiling some of its most famous characters .
FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD (15) 2014 GOODWIN, PAUL £15.99
Film about the science-fiction comic ‘2000AD’ which was first published
in 1977 and went on to inspire countless films and television shows including ‘RoboCop’ and ‘Alien’.
GRIZZLY MAN (15) 2005 HERZOG, WERNER £15.99
Documentary from acclaimed director Werner Herzog which explores the life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell.
HUNTED (PG) 2015 £25.99
Latest David Attenborough wild life series.
LOOKING FOR LOVE (15) 2015 SHABAZZ, MENELIK £15.99
A look at the world of dating in contemporary Britain’s black communities.
OLDER THAN IRELAND (E) 2015 FEGAN, ALEX £12.99
30 Irish men and women over the age of 100 are interviewed and reflect on the key moments of their lives and discuss the true meaning of their journeys.
PRECINCT SEVEN FIVE (15) 2014 RUSSELL, TILLER £15.99
The film chronicles the corrupt practices of East Brooklyn’s 75th Police precinct in the 1980 during the city’s crime and crack cocaine epidemic.
UNBRANDED (15) 2015 BARIBEAU, PHILLIP £15.99
Documentary following four college graduates as they embark upon a journey of self-discovery and travel 3000 miles on horseback across the American West.
THE WOLFPACK (15) 2015 MOSELLE, CRYSTAL £17.99
Document of the Angulo family who kept their 6 boys prisoners in their small New York apartment. The boys became curious about the outside world and began recreating to recreate it from movies that they were allowed to watch including ‘Reservoir Dogs’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’.

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries