BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 154: “LLYN FOULKES ONE MAN BAND” DOCUMENTARY WITH TAMAR HALPERN

We discuss the manic talent and volatile creativity that caused Foulkes to abandon his success as a visual artist, end a marriage, and go on a continuing creative bender for decades in this uncensored BYOD interview that highlights the film and the mystery that is Llyn Foulkes…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 153: “MALA MALA” – PUERTO RICO TRANS AND DRAG DOCUMENTARY ROUNDTABLE

Featuring the artists who make up the focus of the film, as well as stories of their experience as cross-dressing and transgendered artists in Puerto Rico, we look at the film and trailer in this interview direct from the Tribeca Film Festival premiere on BYOD…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 152: “FARMLAND,” “INHERITANCE,” “THE LAST DAYS” AND MORE WITH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR JAMES MOLL

Documentaries “Farmland,” “The Last Days,” “Inheritance,” “Running the Sahara,” and more are discussed with James Moll, who shares clips, trailers and explanation about his engaging and moving films…



Posted on May 9, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 151: “BEYOND THE BRICK” – LEGO DOCUMENTARY WITH FILMMAKERS

Filmmakers Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson join BYOD direct from the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of the film and present their homage to LEGO with the film footage and plenty of insightful conversation on their movie that builds where the blocks leave off…



Posted on May 7, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 150: “AMANDA FUCKING PALMER ON THE ROCKS” DOCUMENTARY WITH AMANDA PALMER AND ONDI TIMONER

Shared by Amanda Palmer herself and director Ondi Timoner, the episode examines Kickstarter, crowd-funding, punk-cabaret, and the notion of “Do-Shit-Ism”…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 149: “GARNET’S GOLD” DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

A near-death experience, quest for gold, and the evolution of a very unique documentary are all discussed with BYOD direct from the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 148: “VIRUNGA” DOCUMENTARY ON CONGO AND NATIONAL PARK

This week’s BYOD looks at “Virunga,” the documentary on Congo’s UNESCO world heritage national park that is under threat from oil companies…



Posted on April 30, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 147: “THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO” – DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

“The Search for General Tso,” the documentary that explores the mystery behind the ubiquitous Chinese food menu item, is shared direct from the Tribeca Film Fest with director Ian Cheney…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 146: “POINT AND SHOOT” – MATTHEW VANDYKE IN LIBYAN REVOLUTION DOCUMENTARY

“Point and Shoot,” the documentary that looks at Matthew VanDyke and his participation in the Libyan revolution, is featured on BYOD…



Posted on April 24, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 145: “SILENCED” – WHISTLEBLOWER DOCUMENTARY WITH THOMAS ANDREW DRAKE, JESSELYN RADDACK AND JAMES SPIONE

Whistleblower documentary “Silenced” sheds light on government secrets and the legal war being waged to protect them…



Posted on April 23, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 144: “1971″ – FBI BREAK-IN DOCUMENTARY WITH JOHANNA HAMILTON AND BETTY MEDSGER

In 1971 the FBI offices at Media, Pennsylvania were broken into and secrets such as COINTELPRO, government spying, and assassination came to public light. The activists who executed the break-in have revealed themselves after over 40 years, and they are discussed with “1971″ documentary director Johanna Hamilton and film subject, Betty Medsger. Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, Anonymous, and the rest of the current wave of whistleblowers, the importance of Media, Pennsylvania, and costs of exposing the government’s dark arts are shared with the movie trailer, for BYOD from the 2014 Tribeca Film Fest…



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BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 143: “KOCH BROTHERS EXPOSED,” “OUTFOXED” AND MORE WITH ROBERT GREENWALD

In a conversation punctuated by clips and trailers from his highly influential films, we talk about the political impact of documentary, as well as the artistic decisions that go into making social messages emotional for a larger audience in this uncensored BYOD interview hosted by Ondi Timoner…



Posted on April 16, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 142: “THE LEGEND OF SHORTY” – EL CHAPO CARTEL DOCUMENTARY

As much an examination of the drug war as a search for a narco kingpin, “The Legend of Shorty” is shared by co-director Angus MacQueen with footage and insight as to how they filmed the search for Guzman, direct from the film’s 2014 SXSW premiere, on BYOD…



Posted on April 9, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 141: “SONG FROM THE FOREST” – AMERICAN AMONG THE PYGMIES DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 SXSW

Filmmakers Michael Obert and Alex Tondowski share their documentary with BYOD with trailer footage and more on BYOD live from the 2014 SXSW Festival…



Posted on April 9, 2014 by

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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