BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 140: “THAT GUY DICK MILLER” DOCUMENTARY WITH ELIJAH DRENNER & ELLE SCHNEIDER

“That Guy Dick Miller” is the new documentary that examines one of the last great character actors, Dick Miller. Known for his work in “Gremlins,” and his collaborations with Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, and many more, we get to see what makes Hollywood’s leading “that guy” tick, courtesy of filmmakers Elijah Drenner and Elle Schneider, direct from SXSW 2014 on BYOD…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 139: “HARMONTOWN” DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 SXSW WITH NEIL BERKELEY

“Harmontown” is the new documentary that follows the cross country staging of the podcast of the same name. Dan Harmon and his supporting crew of comedic masterminds are featured in the doc that goes behind the production, and shared with BYOD direct from SXSW with clips, the trailer and explanation courtesy of director Neil Berkeley…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 138: “FOR NO GOOD REASON” – RALPH STEADMAN DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL

Ralph Steadman has been one of the most striking and instantly recognizable artists of the last 100 years, and “For No Good Reason” is the documentary that illustrates his ascent and impact…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 137: “LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND,” SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA DOCUMENTARY WITH CHRISTIAN LARSON

Swedish House Mafia decided to break up at the height of their success, and they filmed a documentary about their final world tour, made by director and collaborator Christian Larson. We look at the film (with trailers and clip footage) and discuss the impact of the group and capturing the last tour for a global audience…



Posted on March 26, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 136: “THE IMMORTALISTS” – DOCUMENTARY ON REVERSING AGING WITH SCIENCE

“The Immortalists” is the documentary on aging and how we are fighting the process, as exemplified by the work of two very different scientists. A brilliant odd couple (Bill Andrews and Aubrey de Grey) are on a crusade to end aging as we know it, while they bring humanity to the struggle against mortality and deterioration of the human body…



Posted on March 19, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 135: “UKRAINE IS NOT A BROTHEL” – FEMEN DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 SXSW

“Ukraine Is Not a Brothel – The FEMEN Story” is a new documentary that shows protests in Ukraine that have taken a bold, new post-feminist dimension of nudity to highlight the sexual oppression and exploitation experienced by so many Ukraine women…



Posted on March 19, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 134: “PRINT THE LEGEND,” 2014 SXSW AWARD WINNER

“Print The Legend,” the new documentary on the 3D printer phenomenon and the vast implications of the invention from weaponry to copyright, won a special recognition for storytelling and editing at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival…



Posted on March 13, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 133: “VESSEL” – ABORTION IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS DOCUMENTARY, 2014 SXSW AWARD WINNER

“Vessel,” the new abortion documentary that takes us to sea with Dr. Rebecca Gomperts as she sails through legal loopholes to provide women with medical service to end their unwanted pregnancies, premiered at the 2014 SXSW Festival, and won a special award…



Posted on March 13, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 132: “THE GREAT INVISIBLE,” 2014 SXSW GRAND JURY PRIZE DOCUMENTARY

“The Great Invisible,” the documentary on the gulf oil spill, won the 2014 SXSW Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, and we talk to director Margaret Brown about the stunning film that illuminates the lives of those affected by the disaster…



Posted on March 12, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 131: “AMERICAN HARDCORE,” “LOST ROCKERS” AND SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL WITH PAUL RACHMAN

“American Hardcore,” “Lost Rockers” and “Zoe Rising” documentary director Paul Rachman joins BYOD to share clips, trailers, and the stories behind his incendiary and inspirational doc films. We also discuss the creation of the Slamdance Film Festival, and how the fringe mission has expanded to become one of the most vital venues for new cinema in the country…



Posted on March 6, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 130: “LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON” – EAST TEXAS CHURCH BURNINGS DOC WITH FILMMAKERS

Looking at the shocked community, meditative pastors, and the suspects who would take responsibility for the flames, filmmakers Theo Love and Bryan Storkel sit down with BYOD to share their film with clips, the trailer, and penetrating insight on the world’s only documentary talk show…



Posted on February 28, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 128: “FACING FEAR” AND “PRISON TERMINAL: THE LAST DAYS OF PRIVATE JACK HALL” – DOC SHORTS OSCAR NOMINEES

“Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall” director Edgar Barens guides us through the prison hospice experience of Jack Hall, while “Facing Fear” director/producer Jason Cohen and film subject Matthew Boger share Matthew’s experience as a victim of a hate crime who has made an unlikely and heartfelt reconciliation with his attacker…



Posted on February 20, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 127: “CAVEDIGGER” AND “THE LADY IN NUMBER 6″ – DOC SHORTS OSCAR NOMINEES

The evocative cave sculptures of Ra Paulette are featured in “Cavedigger,” and director Jeffrey Karoff guides us through his film ahead of the Oscars, as producer Nick Reed discusses the bittersweet and lyrical story of “The Lady in Number 6,” which shares the story of Alice Sommer, the world’s oldest surviving Holocaust survivor and her world of music…



Posted on February 18, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 126: 2014 OSCAR NOMINEE DOCUMENTARY ROUNDTABLE

All five 2014 Best Documentary Oscar nominees join BYOD to discuss their films and the lessons learned from making some of the best docs of the year…



Posted on February 13, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 125: 2014 SUNDANCE DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL, PART THREE: “LOVE CHILD,” “FED UP” AND “THE LION’S MOUTH OPENS”

“Fed Up,” “Love Child” and “The Lion’s Mouth Opens” are all documentaries that are previewed here from their 2014 Sundance Film Festival premieres…



Posted on February 9, 2014 by

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