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Hollywood (1980)
The history of Hollywood Studios throughout the silent age of films.
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The silent age of European films. This a good companion piece to Hollywood.
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The series tries to provide a comprehensive look at cinema, including places that have less interesting film histories. Mark Cousins focuses a little too much on the careers of less important filmmakers, like Baz Luhrmann, who he gets to interview, instead of more important directors. This is a good introduction to cinema.
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This is an ongoing French documentary series about film directors.
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Most mainstream moviegoers tend to think that film criticism is basically a matter of telling you which movies you should see, not trying to direct or redirect how you think about them. There’s a little in this documentary that contradicts this premise, but not a lot.

That said, this movie is a lot of fun. And you should see it. - Jonathan Rosenbaum
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One of the best essay films ever made on a cinematic subject... adroitly combines biography, history, film theory, and philosophical reflection. Muybridge's photographic studies of animal locomotion in the 1870s were a major forerunner of movies. - Jonathan Rosenbaum
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A TV series by Mark Cousins, the creator of The Story of Film, about directors talking with him about scenes in their movies.
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Side by Side (2012)
A documentary about the debate between recording digitally or on film.
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Martin Scorsese's documentary about the controversial director of A Face in the Crowd and On the Waterfront. Elia Kazan named names of Communist actors. Martin Scorsese helped Kazan secure an honorary Oscar for his career, and many people refused to applaud because of his actions.
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A documentary about Andrei Tarkovsky.
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A documentary about Samuel Fuller.
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Nicholas Ray wanted to make a final film before dying from cancer.
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A documentary about the Soviet director Aleksandr Medvedkin.
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Brando (2007)
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Posted: 4 years, 5 months ago at Apr 23 11:18
Hi. Through the Olive Trees is not a documentary. Here some recommendations:

Hollywood (1980)
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987)
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995)
Bergman Island (2004)
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)
Lightning Over Water (1980)
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)
Two in the Wave (2010)
Posted: 4 years, 2 months ago at Jul 1 16:10
Hello again. I'm flattered that you thanked me in this list's description and then I felt that I should do more for this list and so I did some reasearch and found these interesting titles:

Joy of Madness (2003)
Sodankylä Forever (2010)
The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl 1993
Tales from the Script (2009)
Cinerama Adventure (2002)
Double Dare (2004)
Jackie Chan: My Stunts (1999)
The Pixar Story (2007)
Les plages d'Agnès (2008)
Strictly Background (2007)
Billy Wilder Speaks (2006)
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1989)
L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot (2009)
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth (2001)
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995)
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen (2004)
Fog City Mavericks (2007)
A Constant Forge (2000)
This Filthy World (2006)
Woody Allen: A Documentary



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