An amazing 30-minute documentary about the life and work of Diane Arbus:
“Freaks was a thing I photographed a lot. … They made me feel a mixture of shame and awe. There’s a quality of legend about freaks. … If you’ve ever spoken to someone with two heads, you know they know something you don’t. Most people go through life dreading they’ll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They’ve already passed their test in life. They’re aristocrats.”
“Lower Manhattan’s 60 Hudson Street is one of the world’s most concentrated hubs of Internet connectivity. Set in the dense, mixed-use neighborhood of Tribeca, the building’s nondescript brick exterior conceals several network interconnection facilities where huge amounts of data are exchanged. This short documentary peeks inside, offering a glimpse of the massive material infrastructure that makes the Internet possible.”
(Via Laughing Squid)
Ed Wood was born 87 years ago today…
This is an episode of Son of the Incredibly Strange Film Show hosted by Jonathan Ross.
(via Dangerous Minds)
Microworld: William Shatners psychedelic 1976-Minidoc about Microprocessors
Before Brian De Palma became a movie director he made documentaries. This one is called “The Responsive Eye” and chronicles the Museum Of Modern Art’s 1965 exhibition of Op-Art…
A documentary about electric guitars. Starring Jack White, Jimmy Page and The Edge…
Guardavo un documentario sull’Est europeo su Rai Uno stamattina e c’era una parte su Andy Warhol. Intervistavano un suo cugino cecoslovacco. Il signor Varhola raccontava: “Mia zia ci scrisse che in America Andy faceva il pittore, ma noi abbiamo sempre pensato che fosse imbianchino”.