Top of the Docs #45 – Los Angeles Plays Itself

From stairwells to suburbs and beyond, Los Angeles quite literally is cinema, and Thom Andersen’s Los Angeles Plays Itself sets out to prove it.

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Top of the Docs #42 – Can’t Get You Out of My Head (2021)

Renowned for his breadth of research and incisive analysis, Curtis’ documentaries usually focus on an aspect of history, exploring its cultural, social and political impacts.

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Top of the Docs #36 – LFF Special: ‘Time’ (2020)

Garrett Bradley, a first-time filmmaker, brings us perhaps the most damning indictment of the system yet, with her film Time.

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Top of the Docs #29 – ‘Rebirth of a Nation’ (2004)

Perhaps the most innovative exploration of the film has been DJ Spooky’s live performance remix of the film, Rebirth of a Nation.

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Top of the Docs #25 – Counter-Charge

Welcome to Top of the Docs, Flip Screen’s hub for all things documentary. This weekly column takes a look at the crème de la crème of non-fiction media, with each month tending to focus on a particular theme. The theme for this month is video games! Gender roles within video games are a tricky thing.…

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Top of the Docs #12 – Yung Lean Please Be My Yung Love

Yung Lean is many things. Rapper, songwriter, producer, he’s a man of many talents. However, in Julia Mellen’s Yung Lean Please Be My Yung Love, he is elevated above all of that. He becomes simply a symbol, an outlet for emotion.

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