Bill Meyer: Celebrating its 10th year anniversary, the DOC NYC Film Festival has now become the largest documentary film festival in the US.
Ed Rampell: The film starkly portrays how monstrously cruel the “peculiar institution” of slavery truly was and demolishes the despicable, odious notion that humans can be owned by others.
Bill Meyer: Since the advent of docudramas, mockumentaries and biopics, the question is raised whether a documentary is more truthful that an acted film.
Ed Rampell: Was she coerced, brainwashed or a willing participant in the extremists’ violent crimes, which included shootouts, bank robberies and so on?
Ed Rampell: This heartwarming documentary takes an insider look at a compelling crisis that seems to be mushrooming across Los Angeles far beyond the confines of Skid Row: Homelessness.