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Jennifer Merin

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jennifer Merin

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Documentary Impact: The Ongoing Influence of 'My Neighbor, My Killer' Created: Monday, April 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Why 'My Neighbor,My Killer, filmmaker Anne Aghion's compelling Rwanda genocide documentary has such great impact and influence.
    • Filmmaker Interview: Anne Aghion On Filmmaking and 'My Neighbor, My Killer' Created: Monday, April 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      In this exclusive one-on-one interview, filmmaker Anne Aghion discusses the making of My Neighbor, My Killer, her highly acclaimed and impactful documentary about the Rwanda genocide, and why she considers nonfiction filmmaking to be an important and socially formative art form.
    • Springtime Documentaries Created: Sunday, April 06, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Spring sports. Spring getaways. Gardening. Wardrobe Changes. End of the school year. These springtime concerns are all the subjects of intriguing documentaries. Celebrate the change of seasons by w...
    • Unraveled - Movie Review - 2011 Created: Sunday, April 15, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Filmmaker Marc Simon follows convicted fraudster Marc Drier as he prepares to leave his posh East Side pad for the less comfortable environment of prison.
    • Documentaries About Sex Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Documentaries About Sex, Sexuality, Romantic Relationships and Human Reproduction
    • Documentaries About Musicians Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      An annotated list of documentaries about musicians -- the famous, the infamous and those who deserve more attention. Whose your favorite?
    • 20 Feet From Stardom - Movie Review - 2013 Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      20 Feet From Stardom - Review of the 2014 Oscar-winning documentary
    • Anti-War Documentaries Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      A list of anti-war documentaries.
    • To Kill or Not to Kill: Ten Documentaries About Genocide Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Top Ten List of Documentaries about Genocide cover the Holocaust, as well as mass killings in Rwanda, Darfur, Chile, Cambodia and elsewhere in the world. They also expose philosophies and organizat...
    • The Best Hybrid Documentaries Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      This is an annotated list of hybrid documentaries in which narrative filmmaking techniques -- reenactments, special effects, animation and other such elements -- are used effectively to deliver sto...
    • Hybridization, Documentary Hybrid Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      A Definition of Hybridization as Used to Describe Documentary Films
    • Particle Fever - Movie Review - 2014 Created: Sunday, March 16, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014
      Particle Fever takes you inside the Large Hadron Collider to see what happens when subatomic particles collide at the speed of light. BANG on!
    • Documentary Film Festival Calendar Created: Saturday, January 04, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
      A list of 26 top documentary festivals in the USA, Canada and Europe, with links to festival Websites, 2014 schedules, and overviews.
    • Documentaries About Heroic Women Created: Sunday, March 02, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014
      Watch these inspiring documentaries and honor their subjects on International Women's Day on March 8, 2014.
    • The Fruithunters - working experience Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      The Fruithunters - work experience
    • I was called Wonder Woman Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      I was called Wonder Woman - documentary in Progress
    • African Adoptions Issues Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      African Adoptions Issues
    • "WORKED TO DEATH" Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      "WORKED TO DEATH" project
    • Liverpool Cathedral Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      Liverpool Cathedral project
    • ReelAbilities: Disabilities Film Festival Created: Sunday, March 02, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014
      An overview of ReelAbilities Film Festival, the annual multi-city themed film festival that tells the stories of and addresses the circumstances, needs and concerns of disabled people. The disabled community is the nation's largest minority group, and is comprised of people of all ages, ethnicities, religious beliefs and economic circumstances.
    • Documentaries About The Movies Created: Saturday, March 01, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014
      A List of Ten Documentaries About The Movies, Movie Makers and the Movie Business.
    • Documentaries for Black History Month - Week Four Created: Sunday, February 23, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014
      Watch these documentaries during week four of Black History Month 2014 for compelling profiles of individuals who've made a difference and changed the course of history -- or have brought us to new...
    • Afternoon of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq - Movie Review - 2013 Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014
      A wonderful and affecting profile of beloved prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq whose career suddenly ended at age 27, when she got polio.
    • Documentaries for Viewing During Black History Month 2014 - Part Three Created: Monday, February 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014
      These documentaries for Black History month, week three, explore and reveal various aspects of black culture and lifestyle through personal stories.
    • Tim's Vermeer - Movie Review - 2013 Created: Monday, October 14, 2013 Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014
      Inventor Tim Jenison sets out to prove that Johannes Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch master, had more than skills. He had tools! Read on....
    • Documentaries for Viewing During Black History Month 2014 - Part Two Created: Thursday, February 06, 2014 Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014
      Documentaries are a good way to celebrate Black History Month. This is part two of a one-a-day list of documentaries for celebrating Black History Month 2014. Enjoy!
    • Documentaries for Viewing During Black History Month 2014 - Part One Created: Saturday, February 01, 2014 Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014
      A one-a-day list of documentaries for Black History Month, week one. Covering a wide range of achievers, accomplishments and ongoing issues.
    • Oscars 2014 Final Five Documentaries, My Choices and Top Ten Created: Saturday, December 07, 2013 Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014
      My choice of five nominees for the 2014 Oscar for Best Feature-Length Documentary, picked from the Academy's fifteen-film shortlist.
    • WE LOVE IMPUNITY - Nick Fraser on 'The Act of Killing' Created: Saturday, January 11, 2014 Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014
      Noted documentaries expert and BBC Storyville Commissioning Editor Nick Fraser comments on 'The Act of Killing,' directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.
    • The Grounded - Movie Review - 2014 Created: Sunday, January 12, 2014 Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014
      Filmmaker Steve Kroschel uses his own experiences, anecdotes from others and experts' comments to show the healing powers of 'grounding' or 'earthing'
    • My Thoughts About The Cinema Eye Honors 2014 Winners Created: Sunday, January 12, 2014 Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014
      This 2014 Cinema Eye Honor for Best Documentary was presented to 'The Act of Killing.' I think a better choice would have been 'Captain Phillips,' a truth-based narrative film that doesn't even lay claim authenticity or representation restricted to fact. Here's why...
    • Nick Fraser - Documentaries at About.com Contributing Writer Created: Saturday, January 11, 2014 Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014
      Bio for Nick Fraser - Documentaries at About.com Contributing Writer

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