SHOAH
1985, IFC Films, 606 min, Dir: Claude Lanzmann

Hailed as a masterpiece by critics upon its release and now considered one of the greatest documentaries ever made, SHOAH is Claude Lanzmann’s monumental epic on the Holocaust and features interviews with survivors, bystanders and perpetrators in 14 countries. The phenomenally powerful film forgoes historical footage and instead features intimate interviews that seek to “reincarnate” the Jewish tragedy, while visiting places where the atrocious crimes took place. Lanzmann stated at the time of the initial release, “Making a history was not what I wanted to do...I think that the film, using only images of the present, evokes the past with far more force than any historical document.”


SOUTH OF THE BORDER
2009, Cinema Libre Studio, 78 min, Dir: Oliver Stone

There’s a revolution under way in South America, but most of the world doesn’t know it. Oliver Stone embarks on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media’s misperception of South America. In casual conversations with the presidents of Brazil, Argentina and Cuba among many others, Stone gains unprecedented access and sheds new light upon the exciting transformations in the region. "Feisty, entertaining..." - Time Out London. "...a necessary tilt at US media paranoia..." - Jonathan Romney, The Independent.


FESTIVAL
1967, MLF, 98 min, Dir: Murray Lerner

Director Murray Lerner Oscar-nominated documentary chronicles all the major artists at the Newport Folk Festival from 1962 to 1966. Includes Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan, Judy Collins, Johnny Cash, plus blues legends Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Howlin' Wolf, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and many more!


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