Dogwoof Global are attending the Rome Film Festival from Oct 20 - 24.
CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY
A film by Matt Tyrneaur (Valentino: The Last Emperor)
In 1960 Jane Jacobs’s book The Death and Life of Great American Cities sent shockwaves through the architecture and planning worlds. This inspiring film chronicles the legendary writer and urban activist’s battle to save historic NYC neighbourhoods from the draconian redevelopment plans of ruthless power broker Robert Moses.
"Excellent" ★★★★ - NOW Toronto
Saturday 22nd Oct - 09:00 AM - Screen Moderno #5
2016 I USA I 92' I HD
World excluding UK, North America, Benelux, Scandinavia, Australia and New Zealand
RICHARD LINKLATER - dream is destiny
A film by Louis Black / Karen Bernstein
An unusual look at a fiercely independent style of filmmaking that arose from Austin, Texas in the 80s/90's and how Linklater's films sparked a low budget movement in the US and around the world.
'The doc Linklater's one-of-a-kind career deserves' - The Hollywood Reporter
ROME FILM FESTIVAL SCREENINGS:
Friday 14th Oct - 22:30 PM - Auditorium Parco della Musica, SalaPetrassi
Saturday 15th Oct - 14:00 PM - MAXXI
Friday 14th Oct - 09:00 AM - Teatro Studio
2016 I USA I 93' I HD
World excluding UK, North America, Hong Kong, Italy & Japan
VERSUS: THE LIFE AND FILMS OF KEN LOACH
A film by Louise Osmond
Versus is a funny, provocative and revealing account of the life and career of one of Britain’s foremost filmmakers, Ken Loach, as he turns eighty and looks back at over fifty years of filmmaking. The film also follows the making of I, Daniel Blake - the second Palme D'Or winning film from Ken Loach.
"A fitting and satisfying tribute" ★★★★ - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
"Excellent" ★★★★ - The Independent
2016 I UK I 93' I HD
World excluding UK, France, Germany, Aus & NZ, Switzerland, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong, Portugal & Turkey, world in-flight
AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY
A film by Jeff Feuerzeig
New York magazine’s October 2005 issue sent shockwaves through the literary world when it unmasked wunderkind JT LeRoy, who captivated icons and luminaries internationally. It turned out LeRoy didn’t exist. He was dreamed up by 40-year-old punk rocker and phone sex operator, Laura Albert.
''Laura Albert, the real author behind fabricated sensation JT LeRoy, tells her side of the story in Jeff Feuerzeig’s endlessly riveting documentary'' ★★★★ - The Guardian
"Extraordinary footage" ★★★★ - The Telegraph
"Wonderful" ★★★★ - The Financial Times
2016 I USA I 110' I HD
World excluding UK, North America, Scandinavia, Australia & NZ, Japan and Israel
A film by Ashish Ghadiali
From supporting the Bosnian Mujahideen to being imprisoned in Bagram and Guantanamo, from the rebel training camps in Syria to the prison cells of Belmarsh in Britain, Moazzam Begg has experienced a generation of conflict. This is his first-hand account, a chronicle of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West.
"A documentary of great clarity and gravitas" ★★★★ - The Guardian
★★★★ - The Irish Times
2016 I UK I 96' I HD
World excluding UK