masters of documentary archive 2005

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Image: Dennis O'Rourke's Landmines - a Love Story

Great documentaries that prove that nothing is stranger, or more fascinating, than real life.

Masters of Documentary is a bi-monthly screening event celebrating films from acclaimed documentary filmmakers from around the globe.

The program features some of the finest achievements in documentary filmmaking and examines the diverse creative approaches to this form: from the ethnographic films of Jean Rouch and Trinh T. Minh-Ha to the stylised works of Errol Morris and Werner Herzog.

the laughing club of india + india cabaret

Masters of Documentary presents Mira Nair's The Laughing Club of India and India Cabaret.

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dream girls + shinjuku boys

Masters of Documentary features Kim Longinotto's Dream Girls and Shinjuku Boys.

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werner herzog eats his shoe + lessons of darkness

Masters of Documentary features the German born director Werner Herzog.

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the thin blue line

Masters of Documentary features Errol Morris and his acclaimed documentary The Thin Blue Line.

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trinh t. minh-ha

Masters of Documentary presents a profoundly personal film exploriing the role of Vietnamese women historically and in contemporary society.

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jean rouch

Masters of Documentary focusses on legendary ethnographic filmmaker Jean Rouch, with screenings of Les Maîtres Fous and Chronique d'un été.

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