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Streaming Documentary Review | A Poem is a Naked Person

A Poem is a Naked Person (kanopy.com) is a free-form style documentary recording singer-songwriter Leon Russell in his recording studio in northeast Oklahoma. There are fascinating scenes of Russell performing with his band, with some appearances from other acclaimed musicians. This film captures the easy-going life Russell and his friends live by to influence their …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Amy: The Tragic Story of Amy Winehouse

A wonderful insight to the life of a superstar taken too soon. Amy documents the late jazz singer’s meteoric rise to fame through home videos, concerts, and personal interviews with close friends, family, and record producers. The interviews narrate the film while trying to navigate through the many struggles and issues Amy herself tried to …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Cosmopolis

http://byu.kanopystreaming.com/video/episode-5-cosmopolis-1918-1931 Cosmopolis is a documentary focusing on the economy, society, and culture found in New York City following World War I and spanning until 1931— essentially the Roaring Twenties and its downfall. It discusses in specifics the reasons behind the idealistic mindset of the twenties, as well as the cause of its abrupt and unpleasant …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Live From Bethlehem

http://byu.kanopystreaming.com/video/live-bethlehem This documentary tells the story of the Ma’an news organization, which is based in Bethlehem and run by Palestinians.  The other news sources available in the area are Israeli.  The Ma’an network is trying to tell an unbiased story of the conflict in Jerusalem.  They do this through translating and broadcasting the Israeli news, …

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Streaming Documentary Review | A Hard Day’s Night

http://byu.kanopystreaming.com/video/hard-days-night This humorous film follows Paul, John, George, and Ringo of the Beatles on a silly, fictional adventure on their way to perform. On their way to a show the band encounters screaming fans as well as adventures trying to deal with Paul’s mischievous grandfather. They also engage in their own high-jinx along the way. …

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