Show Notes

Politics is the theme this week as we discuss election and political documentaries, review KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE, and Bart interviews David Modigliani of RUNNING WITH BETO.


Group Review Documentary:

KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (2019) / USA (Director: Rachel Lears / Producers: Rachel Lears, Robin Blotnick, Sarah Olson)

Now playing on Netflix


Film Featured in Interview Portion:

RUNNING WITH BETO (2019) / USA (Director: David Modigliani / Producers: David Modigliani, Rebecca Feferman, Greg Kwedar, Rachel Ecklund, Nancy Schafer, Michelle Modigliani)

Now playing on HBO


Other Films Mentioned:

American Dharma / 2018 (Director: Errol Morris)

American Factory / 2019 (Directors: Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar)

The Brink / 2019 (Director: Alison Klayman)

The Eternal Jew / 1940 (Director: Fritz Hippler)

Fahrenheit 9/11 / 2004 (Director: Michael Moore)

Fahrenheit 11/9 / 2018 (Director: Michael Moore)

The Legend of Cocaine Island / 2018 (Director: Theo Love)

Man with a Movie Camera / 1929 (Director: Dziga Vertov)

Run Like the Devil / 2018 (Director: Steve Mims)

Street Fight / 2005 (Director: Marshall Curry)

Time for Ilhan / 2018 (Director: Norah Shapiro)

Triumph of the Will / 1935 (Director: Leni Riefenstahl)

Weiner / 2016 (Director: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg)

This Changes Everything / 2018 (Director: Tom Donahue)

Where?s My Roy Cohn? / 2019 (Director: Matt Tyrnauer)



03:00 - Intro conversation about immigration documentaries

15:40 - Group review of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE

25:13 - Bart interviews David Modigliani of RUNNING WITH BETO

44:20 - Doc Talk


Links to reviews/interview by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:







Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Editing by Christopher Llewellyn Reed

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)