BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 93: “CODE BLACK,” “MY STOLEN REVOLUTION” FROM 2013 LA FILM FEST

BYOD comes from the LA Film Fest and brings “Code Black” and “My Stolen Revolution,” plus a conversation with festival senior programmer, Maggie Mackay…



Posted on June 27, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 92: “LEVITATED MASS,” “HYPE!,” “SCRATCH,” “SURFWISE” AND MORE WITH DIRECTOR DOUG PRAY

“Levitated Mass” documentary maker Doug Pray joins BYOD to discuss his films “Hype!,” “Scratch,” “Surfwise” and more in this friendly career retrospective of his documentaries…



Posted on June 20, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 91: “AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY,” CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER GRACE LEE BOGGS DOC WITH DIRECTOR GRACE LEE

Grace Lee Boggs is one of the great unlikely civil rights pioneers of America. Chinese-American, she has spent years among the disenfranchised communities of Detroit espousing direct citizen action to improve society, and her story is told in the documentary, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY by director, Grace Lee, who joins BYOD to discuss the film and the moving story behind the chronicle of an American treasure…



Posted on June 13, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 90: WORLD OF WONDER ON “PARTY MONSTER,” “BECOMING CHAZ,” “IN VOGUE” AND MORE

Sharing the footage and stories behind their films. Randy and Fenton are as dynamic in the studio as the elaborate outsiders they immortalize in their craft…



Posted on June 6, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 89: PUSSY RIOT DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS, “PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER”

“Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer,” is the new documentary to show the roar and oppression of Moscow’s, Pussy Riot. Imprisoned for their confrontational performances against the church and criticism of the state, the free speech phenomenon is shown by filmmakers Maxim Pozdorovkin and Mike Lerner through clips and interview with Ondi Timoner & BYOD…



Posted on May 30, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 88: “VIVA CUBA LIBRE: RAP IS WAR” – ILLEGAL CUBAN HIP HOP DOC

In a small town outside of Havana, the young Cruz brothers are beaten and sentenced to prison for five years for listening to Cuban underground rappers, Los Aldeanos. VIVA CUBA LIBRE follows the intermingled stories of the Cruz brothers and the music that they love…



Posted on May 23, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 87: 2013 HOT DOCS FEST – “FINDING THE FUNK,” “THE WINDING STREAM” AND “EXPEDITION TO THE END OF THE WORLD”

“Finding The Funk,” “The Winding Stream,” and “Expedition To The End Of The World” are all shared on Hot Docs special episode 2 of BYOD…



Posted on May 16, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 86: 2013 HOT DOCS FEST – “WILLIAM AND THE WINDMILL,” “THE MANOR,” “LIFE AND CRIMES OF DORIS PAYNE”

BYOD visits the Hot Docs festival to share three of the most talked-about films that are coming out…



Posted on May 9, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 85: “MANHUNT,” THE SEARCH FOR BIN LADEN HBO DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR GREG BARKER

MANHUNT shows the true story of the pursuit of Bin Laden. Dir. Greg Barker shares the film with clips and in depth discussion on his HBO documentary, as well as his films GHOSTS OF RWANDA and SERGIO…



Posted on May 2, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 84: “AMERICAN WINTER,” HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS JOE AND HARRY GANTZ

“American Winter,” the acclaimed HBO documentary showing the lives of families struggling to survive in America, is shown and talked about with directors, Joe and Harry Gantz. They go into the “great recession,” and the process of filming the stories of families that are honorably struggling…



Posted on April 25, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 83: “DEAR ZACHARY” – FILMING A FRIEND’S LIFE AND DEATH STORY, WITH DIRECTOR KURT KUENNE

Kurt Kuenne joins BYOD to talk about “Dear Zachary” and shows clips of it to highlight the process of turning a letter to his lost friend’s son into a feature documentary that was a call to action. Kurt also talks about the process of creating his elegy to drive-in movies, “Drive-In Movie Memories” and speaks at length about his ideas and influences in filmmaking…



Posted on April 18, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 82: “THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON,” “REAL ROCKY” AND “THE DUDE” DIRECTOR JEFF FEUERZEIG

One of the great explorers of non-fiction cinema, Jeff Feuerzeig joins BYOD to discuss going beyond verité to get the stories of Daniel Johnston, Chuck Wepner and Jeff “The Dude” Dowd…



Posted on April 11, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 81 – 2013 SXSW DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL PART 3: “12 O’CLOCK BOYS,” TOUBA,” “THE OTHER SHORE”

In the third installment of our BYOD episodes from SXSW, Ondi speaks with the filmmakers behind “12 O’Clock Boys,” “Touba,” and “The Other Shore,” while featuring footage from these new, hotly anticipated doc films!



Posted on April 4, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 80 – 2013 SXSW DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL PART 2: “WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS,” “THESE BIRDS WALK,” “TPB-AFK”

We continue bringing the brightest shining docs from SXSW 2013 with profiles on three films and interviews with their makers. “We Always Lie To Strangers,” “These Birds Walk,” and “TPB-AFK” are all featured…



Posted on March 28, 2013 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – 2013 SXSW DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL PART 1: “THE NETWORK,” “OUR NIXON,” “I AM DIVINE”

Our SXSW Doc Specials kick off with “The Network,” “Our Nixon” and “I Am Divine”–and we feature footage from all the films as well as interviews with their makers. We also speak to SXSW Film Fest producer Janet Pierson about the process of putting the program together for the rocking celebration of film…



Posted on March 21, 2013 by

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