Show Notes


This week we talk about systemic racism, the rodent problem in Chris?s hometown of Baltimore and RAT FILM. We also have an interview with Erik Ljung, the director of BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP.

Group Review Documentary:

RAT FILM (2016) / (Director: Theo Anthony / Producers: Sebastian Pardo, Riel Roch Decter)

Available to stream on Amazon / iTunes / Google Play

Film Featured in Interview Portion:

THE BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP (2017) / (Director & Producer: Erik Ljung)

Other Documentaries Mentioned:

F for Fake / 1973 (Director: Orson Welles)

Medium Cool / 1969 (Director: Haskell Wexler)

Milhouse / 1971 (Director: Emile de Antonio)

Point of Order / 1964 (Director: Emile de Antonio)

Outfoxed / 2004 (Director: Robert Greenwald)

The Brainwashing of my Dad (Director: Jen Senko)

Trapped (Director: Dawn Porter)

Abortion Stories Women Tell (Director: Tracy Droz Tragos)

Misconception (Director: Jessica Yu)

Starving the Beast (Director: Steve Mims)

Nobody Speak (Director: Brian Knappenberger)

Quest (Director: Jonathan Olshefski)

Nanook of the North (Director: Robert J. Flaherty)

Jim & Andy (Director: Chris Smith)

Long Shot (Director: Jacob LaMendola)

Miracle on 42nd St (Director: Alice Elliot)

Cuba and the Cameraman (Director: Jon Alpert)

The Real Story Behind the "Charm City" Baltimore Nickname:

Hammer to Nail Links by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:

Rat Film Review

Interview with Theo Anthony (Director of Rat Film)

The Blood is at the Doorstep Review

Interview with Erik Ljung (Director of The Blood is at the Doorstep)


11:52 - Group Review of RAT FILM

29:00 - Christopher Llewellyn Reed interviews Erik Ljung

47:05 - Doc Talk

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Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)

Music from Rat Film by Dan Deacon