FDL Movie Night: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

By: Monday February 20, 2012 5:00 pm

We are honored to have Joe Berlinger back with us just days before the Oscars, where Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory his latest film (directed with Bruce Sinofsky) is nominated for Best Documentary. Paradise Lost 3 follows the case of the West Memphis Three and demonstrates the immense power of film to right wrongs and bring about change.

 

West Memphis 3 Freed! Johnny Depp, Eddie Vedder, Joe Berlinger Are There

By: Saturday August 20, 2011 6:00 pm

The West Memphis 3– Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr.– were released from prison yesterday in Arkansas after serving 18 years in prison for the stabbing murders of three elementary-aged boys.

CRUDE Documentary Ruling: Sources, Most Footage Protected

By: Saturday July 17, 2010 6:00 pm

Thursday the Court of Appeals issued a largely positive order in the case of CRUDE documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger who had been ordered by a federal judge to turn over 600 hours of unused documentary footage to energy giant Chevron as part of the lawsuit discussed in the film.

Chevron Threatens “Crude” Director’s First Amendment Rights, 200 Filmmakers Protest

By: Friday May 14, 2010 1:40 pm

Joe Berlinger, the director of Crude–and our guest on Movie Night in August 2009–has been ordered by a federal judge to turn over 600 hours of unused documentary footage to energy giant Chevron as part of the lawsuit discussed in the film

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