Write Another Chapter of “Saradise Lost”? – After Watching Broomfield’s “You Betcha!” – Nah

By: Sunday January 27, 2013 6:45 am

The announcements at the end of last week, broken first at Malia Litman’s blog, that Sarah Palin would not be renewing her contract with FOX News, didn’t surprise many. It certainly didn’t surprise me.

It did drive Palin back into the news for a few brief hours, though. She even made it to the top of Twitter for about six hours. It may be the last time she’s able to do that.

 

Dual Palin Docs: Doppleganger Views of Sarah to Hit Screens

By: Sunday June 12, 2011 6:00 pm

Movies-goers and politics junkies will have their eyes-a-poppin’ when The Undefeated hits theaters July 15th. Directed by Tea Party activist Stephen Bannon, the documentary features numerous Palin supporters giving rah-rahs about the former Alaska governor

Meanwhile, guerrilla filmmaker Nick Broomfield has a Palin pic in the can. In the past, he’s skewered Courtney Love in Kurt & Courtney, raised more than a few questions in Biggie & Tupac, and profiled Margaret Thatcher, dominatrixes, and serial killer Aileen Wuornos.

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

GRITtv: Meet the OEA

By: Tuesday May 20, 2008 1:50 pm

Can you imagine a world where the government cares about and enforces fuel efficiency? Meet the OEA, via The Freedom From Oil campaign. And tune in later for the full hour with a roundtable discussion on faith and politics, and an interview with the filmmaker behind Battle for Haditha.

GRITtv Interview: Nick Broomfield’s Battle for Haditha

By: Tuesday May 20, 2008 9:29 am

I recently had a chance to sit down with filmmaker Nick Broomfield, and Iraq war veteran and actor Elliot Ruiz to talk about their new film Battle for Haditha.

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