‘The First Wave’ Captures the Raw Emotion of New York City’s Early Response to the Pandemic (Review)

‘The First Wave’ Captures the Raw Emotion of New York City’s Early Response to the Pandemic (Review)

A courageous gut-punch. That’s the best way to describe Matthew Heineman’s recently released documentary The First Wave. We have been in the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year and nine months, so traveling back to March 2020 feels like a lifetime ago. Viewers will feel this when watching this documentary, so one can only imagine how it feels for the medical professionals on the frontlines who have been in this from the start. Highlighting the great job done by the medical professionals, The First Wave shows us the raw emotion of the early days in the pandemic that must been seen by everyone in order to understand what these heroes have been going through.

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‘The Rescue’ Dives into the Exhilarating Story that We Thought We Knew (Review)

‘The Rescue’ Dives into the Exhilarating Story that We Thought We Knew (Review)

When it comes to the stories that make the biggest headlines, we assume the big news outlets are reporting most of the information accurately. Thankfully, however, documentaries play a big role in developing the entire story from start to finish, making the stories we thought we knew even more captivating, jaw-dropping, or unheard of. National Geographic’s The Rescue is another story we thought we knew, but the entire story is even more unbelievable thanks to the remarkable work, findings, and research by filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, who also made the 2018 Oscar-winning documentary Free Solo.

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the smalls: Forever is a Long Time – A Fascinating Look at Western Canada’s Iconic Rock Pioneers [Review]

the smalls: Forever is a Long Time – A Fascinating Look at Western Canada’s Iconic Rock Pioneers [Review]

From Crowsnest Films, director/writers Trevor Smith, John Kerr, cinematographer Sean Smith and editor Ken Filewych, comes the documentary the smalls: forever is a long time. The film is playing in select theatrical showings across Canada with a home release pending.

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the smalls: Forever is a Long Time Documentary Theatrical Screening Hits Lethbridge Movie Mill April 22-23

the smalls: Forever is a Long Time Documentary Theatrical Screening Hits Lethbridge Movie Mill April 22-23

From Crowsnest Films, director/writers Trevor Smith, John Kerr, cinematographer Sean Smith and editor Ken Filewych, comes the documentary the smalls: forever is a long time. The film is playing in select theatrical showings across Canada but is scheduled to hit Lethbridge at The Movie Mill  for two nights: April 22-23 at 9:30 PM.

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