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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features 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 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 77: “THE CARTER” (LIL’ WAYNE DOC) AND “THE UPSETTER” (LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY) DIRECTOR ADAM LOUGH

Adam Bhala Lough walks us through the Lil’ Wayne doc he made, “The Carter,” and shares the controversy that comes with getting intimate with Lil’ Wayne. We see clips from his films and also get to preview “The Upsetter,” about certified legend of Jamaican music, Lee “Scratch” Perry…

Posted on March 14, 2013 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 76: “KOCH,” ED KOCH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR NEIL BARSKY

Former reporter Neil Barsky joins BYOD to discuss his new bio doc on former Mayor of New York City, “Koch”…

Posted on March 7, 2013 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 75: OSCAR-NOMINATED DOC “5 BROKEN CAMERAS” WITH CO-DIRECTOR GUY DAVIDI

Guy Davidi has gone from being a largely unknown Israeli anarchist to Academy Award nominated director in a short time. His recent work, “5 Broken Cameras,” was co-directed with Emad Burnat and offers an intensely up-close account of the ongoing conflict between Palestinians and Israelis…

Posted on February 28, 2013 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 74: SUNDANCE 2013 SPECIAL PT. 4: “GOD LOVES UGANDA,” “SALMA,” “THE SUMMIT,” “SOUND CITY,” “THE SQUARE” AND “WHO IS DANI CRISTAL?”

BYOD is back at Sundance for the last installment of our four Special Episodes…

Posted on February 21, 2013 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 73: SUNDANCE 2013 SPECIAL PT. 3: “WHEN I WALK,” “RUNNING FROM CRAZY” AND “AFTER TILLER”

Three doc films are featured from their Sundance debuts, showing the wild scope of the fest…

Posted on February 14, 2013 in Bring Your Own Doc, Features by

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