DocEdge 2011: The People vs. George Lucas

The People vs. George Lucas USA / UK | 2010 | Dir. Alexandre O. Phillipe | English | 93 mins. A would-be thesis on the cult of Star Wars, Alexandre O. Phillipe’s 93-minute exploration of the boundaries of fandom feels, for its first half hour, like an extended trailer—but, happily, it eventually congeals into something like an actual film. The documentary is mix of interviews—both … Continue reading DocEdge 2011: The People vs. George Lucas

DocEdge 2011: David Wants to Fly

David Wants to Fly Austria/Germany/Switzerland | 2010 | Dir. David Sieveking | German, English & Hindi | 96 mins. In 2006, David Lynch wrote a book, Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness and Creativity, about the artistic benefits that can be reaped from a practice he has been engaged in since 1973: Transcendental Meditation (TM). In this feature-length exposé, David Sieveking, a German amateur filmmaker … Continue reading DocEdge 2011: David Wants to Fly