Filmed Music

Music documentaries rarely make it to the multiplex.  Last year brought in a couple of rare music doc hits, but their success may have had less to do with music than with the irresistible allure of beautiful women with appetites for destruction, i.e., Amy Winehouse and Nina Simone.  So what are the odds of a documentary about grandmas in Lithuania …

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Pocha – Manifest Destiny

You’re either a criminal or you’re not.  You’re either good or you’re bad.  Which are you? But life, as lived, is never so cut and dried.  No one is all one or another – and the complexity is portrayed brilliantly in the new film Pocha (Manifest Destiny) directed by Michael Dwyer, screenplay by Kait McLaughlin.  Northern Baja residents who see …

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