Top of the Docs #30 – ‘Present.Perfect.’ (2019)

The popularity of live streaming in China, something which Present.Perfect. explores to fascinating effect.

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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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Top of the Docs #11 – The Decline of Western Civilisation Parts I-III

This week, Top of the Docs turns to Penelope Spheeris’ trilogy The Decline of Western Civilisation, which might be the most comprehensive look at counter-culture in America translated into film.

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Top of the Docs #8 – ‘Kenny’: When Sports, Locality, and Politics Meet

Two things define Liverpool as a city: music and football. The two fill up all conversation about the city, with the latter even being a defining feature of being scouse: are you a Liverpudlian, or an Evertonian? A red or a blue?

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Top of the Docs #7 – ‘Losers’ (2019) Puts Sport on the Sideline and Shines a Spotlight on Humanity

Directed by Mickey Duzyj, Losers is a Netflix produced docuseries that focuses on the human side of sport, making it extremely accessible to everyone, regardless of previous sporting knowledge.

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