Sight & Sound Magazine’s First Documentary Film Poll – Winners Announced

Documentary Pic 1The results of the BFI’s Sight & Sound magazine’s first ever poll to decide the world’s greatest ever documentaries are now in. The winner of the title of Greatest Documentary goes to Dziga Vertov’s extraordinary silent film Man with a Movie Camera (1929), shot in the cities of Odessa, Kyiv and Kharkiv. Vertov created a film of dazzling beauty and bewitching complexity, which unleashed the camera in a teasingly surrealist fashion to capture everyday life in a unique and hugely influential way. Continue reading “Sight & Sound Magazine’s First Documentary Film Poll – Winners Announced”

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Matt Monro

Matt Monro FIAffectionate tribute to ‘the singers’ singer’. Matt Monro was regarded as Britain’s Frank Sinatra and enjoyed an international signing career with chart topping albums and sell out concerts around the world. The programme includes interviews with his widow Mickie, his daughter Michelle and his son Matt Monro Jr. Continue reading “Matt Monro”

Morecambe and Wise

Morecambe and Wise FISpecial two-part documentary paying tribute to Britain’s favourite comedy duo. The programme tells the story of the pair’s rise to stardom and their progression onto television, where they became the nation’s favourite for over a decade. Contributions include interviews with Eric’s widow, Joan and their son, Gary. Continue reading “Morecambe and Wise”