Show Notes

This week we explore documentaries where the filmmaker is an integral part of the story, review Unrest (a personal film by Jennifer Brea who filmed her own onset and struggle with M.E.), and have an interview with the director of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Group Review Documentary:

UNREST (2017) / UK, USA (Director: Jennifer Brea, Producers: Jennifer Brea, Lindsey Dryden, Patricia E. Gillespie, Alysa Nahmias)

Available to stream on Amazon / iTunes / Google Play and (Netflix starting January 15, 2018)

Film Featured in Interview Portion:

BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY (2017) / (Director: Alexandra Dean, Producers: Alexandra Dean, Adam Haggiag, Katherine Drew)

Other Documentaries Mentioned:

Bowling for Columbine / 2002 (Director: Michael Moore)

Where Will We Invade Next / 2016 (Director: Michael Moore)

Shermans March / 1985 (Director: Ross McElwee)

Icarus / 2017 (Director: Bryan Fogel)

Strong Island / 2017 (Director: Yance Ford)

Human Flow / 2017 (Director: Ai Weiwei)

Murder Mouth / 2011 (Director: Madeleine Parry)

Forks Over Knives / 2011 (Director: Lee Fulkerson)

Kedi / 2017 (Director: Ceyda Torun)

List of US Theaters exhibiting film (turns out there are a bunch in LA!):

Hammer to Nail Links by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:


8:30 - Group Review of UNREST

20:45 - Bart Weiss interviews Alexandra Dean of BOMBSHELL

32:38 - Doc Talk



Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)