OKGazette.com - Documentary http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-94-1-documentary.html <![CDATA[Biker Fox - Now available on-demand, <i>Biker Fox</i> documents the bizarre, meme-worthy life of Frank P. DeLarzelere III.]]>

“Tulsa’s misunderstood motivational cyclist” is an understatement.

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<![CDATA[Jodorowsky's Dune - David Lynch's <i>Dune</i> famously flopped in 1984, but according to a new documentary, the real story is how movie madman Alejandro Jodorowsky tried to do it first. ]]> More than a few books exist on the topic of the greatest movie never made, and more often than not, they include visionary director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s proposed adaptation of Dune. Other incredible examples fill the pages — i.e. James Cameron’s Spider-Man, Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon — but the aborted journey of Frank Herbert’s cult sci-fi novel to the big screen is the only one to earn its own documentary feature about what might have been.]]> <![CDATA[Tim's Vermeer - In the fascinating <i>Tim’s Vermeer</i>, a man seeks to replicate a Vermeer masterpiece through mirrors and lenses.]]> The question of what makes art has fueled debate ever since prehistoric man began etching on the walls of caves, or at least ever since college students began frequenting coffeehouses. Tim’s Vermeer, a documentary by the magician duo Penn & Teller, doesn’t exactly shed light on the definition of art, but it does contribute to the conversation by examining that arcane place where art and technology intersect.]]> <![CDATA[Muscle Shoals - The musical greatness of a nondescript Alabama town is explored in the documentary Muscle Shoals.]]>

Muscle Shoals

7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

415 Couch Drive

okcmoa.com

236-3100

$7-$9

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<![CDATA[Blackfish - A whale of a tale — and unfortunately true — is told in this engrossing and emotional documentary that'll have you rethinking any plans to visit SeaWorld.]]>

Blackfish
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$7-$9

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<![CDATA[Narco Cultura - Crimes and rhymes collide in this disturbing and powerful documentary about the celebratory culture spawned by Mexico's drug war.]]>

Richi Soto is a busy man. As a crime scene investigator in Juárez, Mexico — aka the murder capital of the world — how could he not be?

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<![CDATA[Grave secrets - What are you doing on Halloween? A documentary on Night of the Living Dead is coming to get you, Barbra.]]>

Birth of the Living Dead / Night of the Living Dead
7:30 p.m. Thursday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
free-$9

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<![CDATA[Silent no more - A 93-year-old Native American film is finally ready to debut at film festivals and on Blu-ray.]]> Everything about the silent film The Daughter of Dawn indicated it would never be seen again. ]]> <![CDATA[Skull World - It’s not necessarily connected to the funny bone.]]> I’m of two minds about the documentary feature Skull World, now available on VOD: On one hand, its subject is not your ordinary, everyday guy who’s been doc’d to death. On the other, why encourage him? ]]> <![CDATA[The Arrested Development Documentary Project - As appetizing as a frozen banana in December.]]> Thanks to Netflix, we are mere days away from being able to bite into Arrested Development’s long-awaited, never-thought-it-would-happen fourth season. In the meantime, you might be inclined to consume The Arrested Development Documentary Project as an appetizer, seeing as how the documentary is now available on demand from FilmBuff.
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<![CDATA[Burn - For a gripping documentary that humanizes firefighters, it’s ‘Burn,’ baby, ‘Burn.’]]> Burn
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday
Moore Warren Theatre
1000 Telephone, Moore
detroitfirefilm.org
$15-$20
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<![CDATA[Happy People: A Year in the Taiga / The Gatekeepers - Two new documentaries have little in common in subject, but share excellence in quality.]]> Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$6-$8

The Gatekeepers
daily, ongoing
AMC Quail Springs Mall 24
2501 W. Memorial
755-2466
amctheatres.com
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<![CDATA[West of Memphis - The documentary chronicles a shocking and sickening miscarriage of justice.]]> Critics of our criminal justice system don’t have to search far for nightmare scenarios of wrongful convictions. From cases of false confessions to exonerations through DNA testing, the past few decades are rife with tales of injustice that would give even Kafka the willies.]]> <![CDATA[TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay — Away from Keyboard - The torrent site’s founders get a legal lesson IRL.]]> I first heard of The Pirate Bay when a friend told me about this site where he had just downloaded and watched Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle — then in theaters — at the comfort of his own home.

It hardly seemed worth the trouble. Obviously, I’m in the minority, as the site claims more than 25 million active users worldwide, who share movies, music, video games and other copyrighted works via torrent files.
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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Castle - A real-life slice of chess pie.]]> At I.S. 318 junior high in Brooklyn, N.Y., the “geeks are the athletes,” and Brooklyn Castle is the story of how these inner-city kings and queens fight to keep their standings.]]> <![CDATA[Beauty Day - Before ‘Jackass,’ there was Cap’n Video.]]> Don’t feel stupid: I didn’t know who Ralph Zavadil was, either. After all, we can’t be faulted for living in Oklahoma City instead of Ontario, Canada. Ultimately, it makes no difference, because Beauty Day, the documentary about the man, is a fun viewing nonetheless. That’s because there’s something about watching stunts of bodily harm that holds universal appeal.]]> <![CDATA[Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel - An icon of fashion gets the spotlight in a new documentary.]]> Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$5-$8
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<![CDATA[Orbit(film) - Exploring our solar system planet by planet is the omnibus film, an avant-garde project of astronomical proportions.]]> Orbit(film)
7:30 p.m. Thursday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$5-$8

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<![CDATA[The Right to Love: An American Family - A documentary follows one gay couple’s fight for ‘The Right to Love.’]]> Just handfuls of hours ago, as part of Election Day, the Senate gained its first openly gay senator. Even to a heterosexual male like me, the win of Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin is an encouraging step that our country is slowly starting to accept that we aren’t all alike, that differences should be celebrated, rather than feared. ]]> <![CDATA[Searching for Sugar Man - One sweet rockumentary.]]> This is a golden age of documentaries, and I don’t mean the propagandistic variety via Michael Moore or 2016: Obama’s America. Given the pervasive timidity and lack of imagination in Hollywood today, film buffs are well advised to take stock of documentaries, where the most gripping stories are being told.]]>