Tag: Documentary films

Capturing the Killer Nurse: A Documentary on Serial Killer Charles Cullen’s Crimes

Based on the 2013 true-crime book by Charles Graeber (“The Good Nurse”), ‘Capturing the Killer Nurse’ is a new Netflix documentary detailing the insane act of Charles Cullen who admitted to killing between 30 and 40 of his patients whilst working as a nurse, but the actual number would be a few hundred.   Tim […]

A documentary about Japanese renowned photographer, Daido Moriyama

“The Past is Always New, The Future is Always Nostalgic: Photographer Daido Moriyama” is the title for the documentary feature about the Japanese legendary photographer who transcends art, fashion, and design, and is loved and respected all over the world. The film is a close-up portrait of Moriyama Daido’s life and memories. His work has […]

‘I Am Heath Ledger’ – Celebrating the Life of a True Artist

The documentary I Am Heath Ledger introduces you to many facets of this wonderfully gifted actor who has left an everlasting impact in his short life. Yes, this documentary on Heath Ledger will for sure make you emotional while reminding you of some of his finest performances. It was on 22 January 2008 (aged 28) that […]

Gleason (2016) – A Story of Strength, Love and Life

This post is going to be very personal. The movie Gleason documents the life of sports personality (former NFL star) Steve Gleason who was diagnosed with ALS – also known as motor neuron disease (MND) – which has no definite cure in medical science. This is indeed heartrending to see someone in such condition as […]

13th (2016) – Documentary Film Review

The documentary film 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, starts with a piece of US President Barack Obama’s speech: “The United States is home to 5% of the world’s population but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Think about that.” 13th focuses on the very fact and issues about that, while the title of the film is derived […]

An Award-Winning Indian Short Film – ‘City’s Step Child’

Indian short film City’s Step Child and the Dump Hill Dreams by director Pranab K Aich has won yet another international award in the category of short films of the Ministry of the Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic at the International Festival of Sustainable Development Films. City’s Step Child is a multiple international award-winning […]

Documentary Film – Living on One Dollar (2013)

Living on One Dollar is an award-winning film that has been called “A Must-Watch” by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus. The film highlights the issue of poverty, scarcity of food, water, and other basic necessities to such an extent that it might be emotionally draining for many. The documentary film follows the journey of four friends (Chris […]

‘Last Train Home’ (2009) – A Terrific Chinese Documentary

Each year in China more than 130 million migrant workers travel home for the New Year’s holiday—the one time they’ll reunite with family all year. This is the world’s largest human migration. Keeping the said fact as the subject of this documentary, Chinese Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan with ‘Last Train Home’ captures a mass exodus of human […]

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