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Documentary Meetup Favorites

Al
cinemAL
Chicago, IL
Post #: 33
It was a great Meetup at Mad River about documentaries, and here's a recap of the favorite documentary films and directors of the Meetup attendees:

Brad: "Shoah", Frederick Wiseman
Heather: "Between the Folds"
Belinda: "Crazy Love", "Hoop Dreams"
Ken: "Titticut Follies", "Helvetica", "The Gleaners & I"
Al: "Capturing the Friedmans", Errol Morris
Rob: "Land of Silence and Darkness", Werner Herzog
Annette: "Capturing the Friedmans", "Objectified", "Brother's Keeper", the "Up" series
Tina: "Buena Vista Social Club"
Suzi: "The River", "Gimme Shelter", "Cave of Forgotten Dreams"
Peter: "Stevie"
Alen: "Night Mail", "Nanook of the North", John Grierson
Seth: "Inside Job", "The King of Kong"
Linda: "Honest Truths" (about the ethics of documentary filmmaking)
Stan: "When We Were Kings" (and "Exit Through the Gift Shop" was his choice for *worst* documentary).

Feel free to add your favorite documentary choices to this list!
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