Tag: Documentaries

Film

The death of DVD

In the last decade society has shifted from having DVD’s lining the shelves of TV cabinets and bookcases, to streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime dominating the film and television industry.  DVDs were a phenomenon when they were first invented and changed the shape of both the television and film industries. Unlike CD’s, the…

Film, OldVenue

Farewell Wanderlust

Despite photography being one of the most accessible art forms, documentaries about photographers are practically non-existent.  John Maloof’s 2013 award-winning Finding Vivian Maier has illuminated why.  A cranky hoarder, her photos were a method of control.  Through Maloof, Maier’s signature intimate style of obsessively constant street portraiture is revealed to be an outlet for lonely…