Tag Archives: Documentary

Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Documentary

 

“Mary J. Blige The London Sessions” is a behind-the-scenes look at Mary J. Blige recording her 13th studio album in London, ‘The London Sessions’. The legendary R&B singer worked with Sam Smith, Disclosure, Naughty Boy, Emeli Sandé and a handful of others over a ten-day period to produce the album. Blige introduced the documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival…from the Tribeca description:
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The Man Who Turned Paper Into Pixels

 

Created by Adam Westbrook and Delve.TV, “The Man Who Turned Paper Into Pixels” is a short video essay that explores the little-known contribution to the modern world of computers by Claude Shannon. According to the film’s description, “Computers are everywhere and control almost every aspect of our lives.” So where did the idea for modern computers come from? Find out in six minutes. More from the Delve.tv description of “The Man Who Turned Paper Into Pixels”:
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The Legacy of Maya Angelou – Words, Music, Films, Books

 

The legacy of Maya Angelou is as remarkable as her poetry. She has received more than 50 honorary degrees during her lifetime. She was nominated in 1972 for a Pulitzer Prize for her screenplay – the first written by an African American woman to be filmed – for the film “Georgia, Georgia”. The breadth, depth and meaning of words has been amplified by the world-acclaimed literary voice of Angelou who died 5/28/2014 at the age of 86. She is also revered globally for her commitment to civil rights.
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Interview with Jean Luc Godard During Cannes 2014

 

“Interview With Jean Luc Godard at Cannes 2014” features a personal and intimate discussion with the legendary filmmaker about his philosophies, career and his new film “Adieu au Langage” (Goodbye to Language), which has just premièred at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, winning the Jury Prize in a rare tie with Xavier Dolan. Godard did not attend Cannes, but the filmmaker’s presence was all around with the premiere of his first foray into 3D. Godard delivered a personal video letter the Cannes organizers apologizing for his absence.
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Muscle Shoals

 

“Muscle Shoals” documents the history of one of the greatest recording studios in the U.S. and the artists who recorded there. Located on the shore of the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence of the ‘Singing River’ as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals changed the world and sold millions upon millions of copies.
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