German producer/actress Pille documents the impressive attempts of a drought-stricken W. African community to be sustainable, with beautiful cinematography and a slice-of-life narrative.
THIS WAS HASANKEYF. Dir. Tommaso Vitali. 2015. 120min. Documentary. Hasankeyf, Turkey.
The product of a year spent researching a stunning trove of historical memory along a curve of the Tigris River in SE Anatolia, and the concerns for a future in which this valley will be flooded by water from the Ilisu Dam.
BARD IN THE BACKCOUNTRY. Dirs. Cindy Stillwell and Tom Watson. 2015. 58min. Documentary. Montana.
A behind-the-scenes look at the actors and crew of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks on tour, as they cover over 6,500 miles to perform in rural towns through the vast state of Montana.