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12-06-2004, 05:47 AM
I’m sure everyone has their favorites documentaries, and I’m guessing
that most of them would be well-known ones such as “Fahrenheit 911”
or “Schindler’s List”. About a month ago though, I caught a film at the
Hamptons Film Festival that really moved me and was hoping to make it a
point of discussion here. It’s called “The First Amendment Project”.
Has anyone heard or seen this movie before?

In short, it exposes a case in which the Fox News Channel tried to stop
the publication of a book that exposed the wrongdoings of major news
organizations. Fox lost the case. Now, it might seen pretty simple, but
to think about how many people these news channels influence daily, and
then to see how they are trying to limit what people know and hear
about them, is pretty frightening.

I’m not an actress, director or anything associated with the film, but
I am an advocate of exposing the truth, and this film does just that.
In case you are interested, you can google.com the film to learn more,
or if you want to see if for yourself, I know that Court TV bought the
rights to air it next Tuesday (12/7) at 10pm.


12-06-2004, 05:54 AM
Sounds great I'll check this out.

12-06-2004, 11:03 AM
I dont think Schindler’s List is a documentary.

12-06-2004, 10:22 PM
I remember I was like 13 years old when I saw ¨Michael Collins¨ and still, it made a big impression in me.
And recently, like half a year, ¨Gandy¨, it was very late at night but I just couldn´t stop watching, its an exelent movie.

12-07-2004, 10:24 AM
I like anthony head's documentaries but where legends of witches, vampires and werewolves etc really come from and that documentary about string theory.

12-16-2004, 09:36 PM
Wim Wenders has made ALOT of brilliant documentaries

his most famous -Buena Vista Social Club

Don't Come Knockin' (2004)
Land of Plenty (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0382357/) (2004)
"The Blues" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0287198/) (2003) (mini) TV Series (episode "The Soul of a Man")
The Soul of a Man (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0368287/) (2003)
U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0376288/) (2002) (V) (video "Stay (Faraway, So Close!)")
Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0304808/) (2002) (segment "Twelve Miles to Trona")
Viel passiert - Der BAP-Film (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0241034/) (2002)
... aka Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film (International: English title)
The Million Dollar Hotel (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120753/) (2000)
Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
... aka Buena Vista Social Club (France)
Willie Nelson at the Teatro (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255700/) (1998)
The End of Violence (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119062/) (1997)
... aka Am Ende der Gewalt (Germany: informal literal title)
... aka Am.Ende.der.Gew@lt. (Germany)
Lumière et compagnie (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113718/) (1995)
... aka Lumière and Company (International: English title)
... aka Lumiere y compañía (Spain)
Gebrüder Skladanowsky, Die (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113151/) (1995)
... aka A Trick of the Light
... aka Brothers Skladanowsky
Al di là delle nuvole (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114086/) (1995)
... aka Al di là delle nuvole (Italy)
... aka Beyond the Clouds (USA)
... aka Jenseits der Wolken (Germany)
... aka Par-delà les nuages (France)
Lisbon Story (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110361/) (1994)
... aka Lisbonne Story
... aka Viagem a Lisboa (Portugal)
In weiter Ferne, so nah! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107209/) (1993)
... aka Faraway, So Close! (USA)
Arisha, der Bär und der steinerne Ring (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109149/) (1992)
... aka Arisha, the Bear and the Stone Ring
Bis ans Ende der Welt (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101458/) (1991)
... aka Until the End of the World (UK) (USA)
... aka Jusqu'au bout du monde (France)
Red Hot and Blue (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100246/) (1990) (TV)