Tag Archives: Documentary Film

JONAH RASKIN :
FILM | Watch this movie: Dorothy Dickie’s LNS

‘Under the Ground: The Story of Liberation News Service’ is definitely worth seeing. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | January 12, 2021 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Let’s cut to the chase. Under the Ground, the new 80-minute documentary … Continue reading

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THORNE DREYER :
FILM | Exciting documentary about Liberation News Service premieres January 11

‘Under the Ground: The Story of Liberation News Service’ includes interviews with Austin-based underground veterans. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2021 NOTE: This article was updated at 10:20 a.m. (CT), January 12. We had originally … Continue reading

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Allen Young :
FILM | Two new films about Roy Cohn
review his decades of villainy

Roy Cohn is best known for being the right-hand man to Sen. Joseph McCarthy. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | June 11, 2020 NEW YORK, N.Y. — On June 19, Home Box Office (HBO) will release an informative … Continue reading

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Allen Young :
FILM | ‘Planet of the Humans’

This documentary film delivers powerful negative vibes. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | May 6, 2020 ROYALSTON, Mass. — Two old adages are perfect for analyzing the controversial new environmental documentary film, Planet of the Humans. One saying … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
‘Under the Ground: The Story of Liberation News Service’

Dorothy Dickie has documented a significant and nearly-forgotten chapter of our history. ? By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 24, 2020 AUSTIN — Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Dorothy Dickie is completing production on an exciting 80-minute documentary film … Continue reading

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | Michael Moore’s ‘Where to Invade Next’ is the best film of the young 21st century!

It’s funny, brilliant, and bursting with terrific and practical ideas; don’t miss this treasure! By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | May 11, 2016 I loved the Oscar-winning documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, but I consider Michael Moore’s finest … Continue reading

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When
She’s Angry’

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 21, 2016 Event: Screening of ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Dates: Saturday, April 2, 2016, 7-9 p.m. Where: Faith Presbyterian Church Address: 1314 East Oltorf, Austin, TX 78704 Admission: Suggested donation … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | New documentary about the Black Panthers screens in Austin

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 Event: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” What: Film showing Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Time: 7:30 p.m. Where: The Marchesa Hall and Theatre Address: 6406 North IH35 … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Documentary film about ‘The Rag,’ Austin’s pioneering underground newspaper, to screen in September

The showing will be followed by an open meeting to start planning a 2016 Rag reunion and celebration. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 17, 2015 Event: “The Rag: Austin Underground Press 1966-1977” What: Film showing and … Continue reading

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2015 Event:  Screening of ‘Black Out’ What: Documentary on gentrification in Austin Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Time: 7 p.m. Where: UT-Austin Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium 1.402 Address: … Continue reading

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Bringing It Home: A Night With Hemp,’ at the Alamo South Lamar

Event: Bringing It Home: A Night with Hemp When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Presented by: The Texas Hemp Industries Association Featuring: Screening of documentary film, Bringing It Home Where: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Address: 1000 South Lamar Blvd., … Continue reading

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Lamar W. Hankins :
FILM | Oscar-winning ‘Citizenfour’ documents one citizen’s sacrifice for our liberty

Laura Pointras tells Snowden’s story in an engaging account that is both enlightening and unsettling. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Citizen Four is the name used by 29-year-old Edward Joseph Snowden when he … Continue reading

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