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Film Review: MAIDEN

Emotionally exhilarating. MAIDEN is a documentary about Tracy Edwards, the first woman to skipper a yacht with an all -female  crew in the Whitbread Around the World Ocean Race during the 1989 sailing season. MAIDEN is so fascinating that I … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Maiden” Proves Itself Brutal, Uplifting and Inspiring 

Maiden (Alex Holmes) 3 out of 4 stars. We’re living in an era of film that ushers in both the documentary as a genre and the experiences of women as narrative focal points. Alex Holmes’ Maiden sets out for both … Continue reading

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s Top Picks for AFI DOCS 2019

Just over a month ago, I published my interview with AFI DOCS director Michael Lumpkin and now it’s time to give my must-see recommendations for this year’s festival. AFI DOCS is an annual showcase of documentary cinema in Washington, DC. … Continue reading

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Chris Reed’s Top Five Documentaries from TIFF 2018

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was founded in 1976, as the Festival of Festivals, and adopted its current name in 1995. It is held annually in September and is often a venue (along with Telluride) for the films that … Continue reading

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