Category Archives: documentary

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)

As the title suggests, Paradise Lost 3 is the third in a trilogy of films by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky for HBO. They have been telling the story of the West Memphis 3, three young men who were arrested for the … Continue reading

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Roadmap Genesis (2015)

Nolan Lebovitz is a filmmaker and a Rabbi. At one point in his life he made suspense thrillers. But, once becoming a father, he began to question his vocation. After deciding that he would rather do his part to make … Continue reading

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Project Nim (2011)

In her early work with chimpanzees, Jane Goodall concluded that chimps represented all that is good about humanity. But as she continued her work, she witnessed an unbelievable amount of chimp-on-chimp violence. And she realized that chimps represented the bad aspects of … Continue reading

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Undaunted: The Early Life of Josh McDowell (2011)

Josh McDowell is a well known Christan author and speaker. His credentials are endless, but he is mostly known for his bestseller More Than a Carpenter. In this new project, the film Undaunted, McDowell takes viewers on a very personal journey back … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin Played Here (2014)

So did they or didn’t they? A great documentary does two things. It tells a story, sometimes a story that no one else is willing to tell. And it answers a question. Filmmaker Jeff Krulik sets out to tackle both in Led … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2012)

As the title suggests, Paradise Lost 3 is the third in a trilogy of films by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky for HBO. They have been telling the story of the West Memphis 3, three young men who were arrested for the … Continue reading

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The Captains Close Up (2013)

Close Up is a 5-episode mini series follow-up to William Shatner’s 2011 documentary The Captains. Directed and featuring William Shatner, the original captain, Captain James T. Kirk, the short films profile the Star Trek captains: Sir Patrick Stewart (Next Generation), … Continue reading

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Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)

Carol Channing is possibly one of the most beloved performers of our time. With three Tony Awards and one Oscar nominations, Channing has left a mark on the stage and on the screen. The documentary Carol Channing: Larger Than Life … Continue reading

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Motel Families (2011)

Tonight in Youth Group we viewed the film Motel Families.  This film was produced by Ashland Supportive Housing.  The film captures the stories of families living in motels in Ashland.  Some of lost their jobs.  Some can’t get a job … Continue reading

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Religulous (2008)

I rented Bill Maher’s film Religulous (2008) this weekend.  Maher, who grew up with a Roman Catholic father and a Jewish mother, interviews a wide source of people from various faith traditions.  In this documentary, Maher tries to find answers … Continue reading

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