Author Archives: Charlotte

Top 15 Documentaries of 2009

1. Antoine
(Laura Bari, Canada, 2009) – website – trailer

As usual I couldn’t stick to convention and pick 10 or 20, but this is the list that just appeared when I began writing down the documentaries I’ve loved most this year. I know there are some big films missing but there are a few that I [...]

Burial & Four Tet – Moth

It was kinda inevitable that I would love this as it’s Four Tet, but his collaborations can be a bit hit and miss. This, however, is perfect and is definitely one of my favourite songs this year. Nevermind the incredible video. Watch it, love it.
Bring on the next Four Tet album.

50 Documentaries of the Decade

Last week Paste declared their 25 Documentaries of the Decade. To be honest it was a bit of a disappointingly obvious list, in terms of safely including most of the biggest docs of the decade. Every film on their list is a great documentary but there were also a great amount of other films that [...]

Final Doc/Fest Recap

I had planned on blogging every day from Sheffield but almost from the moment I woke up on Friday morning I was run off my feet. Thank god for the hotel breakfast as it kept me going through the day. Weirdly it’s difficult to grab something to eat as you run around the festival and [...]

Sheffield Doc/Fest

This year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest kicked off on Wednesday with the DFG’s DocDay, which is a great event for aspiring 16-19 year old filmmakers. I was asked to go along and mentor a group for the second half of the day. It was a really great session and the quality of their film ideas was incredibly [...]