Wednesday Aug 20
The Japan Times
In the ethnographic realm of the senses: An interview with Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor
You may think you know what a documentary film is - "Life as it is," as Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov once put it - but you probably haven't seen any documentaries like the ones being produced by the filmmakers at Harvard University's experimental Sensory Ethnography Lab.
Review: "Manakamana" a sensorally rich ferrying to Hindu temple
High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana.
Celebrating the Art of Documentary
Still from Robert Greene's 'Actress' , the closing-night film for 'Art of the Real' Just as the history of cinema is filled with questions and contestations - did the LumiA re brothers invent motion pictures, or does the Edison company's kinetoscope deserve the credit? - so too is the history of documentary.
This breathtaking chronicle follows an ever-surprising group of modern-day cowboys as they lead an enormous herd of sheep up and then down the slopes of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana on their way to market.