Peter Middleton and James Spinney began with a relatively modest, if challenging, objective: to render cinematic the blind experience of snowfall. Years later, the result is their remarkable film Notes on Blindness, which premiered at Sundance and screened at festivals across the country (including SFIFF, where I was fortunate enough to catch it), picking up awards and accolades along the way.More
Watching She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, director Mary Dore’s perfectly agreeable and accomplished 2014 documentary about the birth of the modern women’s movement in the U.S., it’s hard not to feel there’s something staid about the proceedings. More
She's Beautiful When She's Angry
A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971.
Directed by: Mary Dore
Produced by: Pamela Tanner Boll, Abigail Disney, Mary Dore, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Elizabeth Driehaus, Nancy Kennedy, Gini Reticker
Rita Mae Brown
In 1980, the British theologian John Hull began to lose his eyesight permanently. Having struggled with vision problems his whole life, the process had irrevocably started toward total blindness. More
Notes On Blindness
A beautiful grappling with life, bodies, and spirit.
Directed by: Pete Middleton, James Spinney
Produced by: Mike Brett
Dan Renton Skinner