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Sup Doc Podcast Ep 61 Now Available

Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen discuss “Detropia” with comedian/actor Ahmed Bharoocha. Listen to the podcast on iTunes. Listen to the podcast on the Sup Doc website.

“Letters From Baghdad” profiles the female Lawrence of Arabia

Source: Variety. After the misfire of biopic “Queen of the Desert,” it was clear that intrepid traveler and influential Arabist Gertrude Bell, reductively known as “the female T.E. Lawrence,” needed her reputation rescued from Werner Herzog’s ill-advised effort. In...

Mini-Doc: The Secret Science Behind What Makes Things Cool

The Atlantic writes that although trends might seem completely random, there are well-documented patterns to what becomes popular. A 20th century industrial designer, Raymond Loewy, who created some of America’s most iconic looks, developed a theory of coolness that...

Netflix doc “Laerte-se” unpacks the pain and bliss of transitioning

Source: The Daily Dot. In the Netflix documentary “Laert-se,” comic strips depict the inner workings of a Brazilian cartoonist as she comes to terms with her gender identity. The device serves two purposes: Informing the audience of artist Laerte Coutinho’s thoughts,...

Oscilloscope acquires fireworks documentary “Brimstone & Glory”

Source: Variety. Oscilloscope has bought North American rights to Viktor Jakovleski’s documentary “Brimstone & Glory” for release later this year. The film focuses on the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico, a 10-day celebration of San Juan de Dios,...