Man on Wire

Man on Wire is a 2008 British-American biographical documentary film directed by James Marsh . The film chronicles Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York’s World Trade Center . It is based is Petit’s book, To Reach the Clouds , released in paperback with the title Man on Wire . The title of the film is taken from the police, which was last done for almost one hour. The film is crafted like a film , presenting rare footage of the preparations for the event and still photographs of the walk, alongside re-enactments (withPaul McGill as the young) and present-day interviews with the participants, including Barry Greenhouse, an insurance executive who served as the inside man. [4]

Man on Wire in the World Cinema Documentary Competition [5] at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival , where it won the Grand Jury Prize : World Cinema Documentary and the World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary. [6] In February 2009, the film won the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film, the Independent Spirit Awards , and the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature .

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Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine is a 2002 American documentary film written, produced, directed, and narrated by Michael Moore . The film explores what Moore suggests are the primary causes for the Columbine High School massacre on April 20, 1999, and other acts of violence with guns. Moore focuses on the massacre took place and some common public opinions and assumptions about related issues. The film also looks into the nature of violence in the United States.

A significant international success, the film brought to the international film festival, The Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature , the Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature , a special 55th Anniversary Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival , [2] and the César Award for Best Foreign Film . [3] The film is considered one of the greatest documentary films of all time . [4] [5] [6] [7]

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Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams is a 1994 American documentary film directed by Steve James and written by James and Frederick Marx , with Kartemquin Films . It follows the story of two African-American high school students in Chicago and their dream of becoming professional basketball players.

Originally intended to be a 30-minute short film produced for the Public Broadcasting Service , it would be a film and 250 hours of footage. It premiered at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Audience Award for Best Documentary. Hoop Dreams is the most recent documentary film for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing . [2] Despite its length (171 minutes) and unlikely commercial genre, it has been widely acclaimed and grossed over $ 11 million worldwide. It is often considered as one of the greatest documentary films of all time.

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Man with a Movie Camera

Man with a Movie Camera ( Russian : Человек с кино-аппаратом ( Chelovek s kinoapparatom ), Ukrainian : Людина з к ноапаратом ( Liudyna z Kinoaparatom ) – sometimes calledA Man with a Movie Camera , The Man with the Movie Camera , The Man with a Camera , The Man with the Kinocamera , or Living Russia ) [1] – is an experimental 1929 Soviet silentdocumentary film , directed by Dziga Vertov and edited by his wife Elizaveta Svilova .

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