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Film: Mormon True Crime, Sesame Street, Climate Change

Apr 30, 2021 • View in browser
There’s a wide array of new films to see this week. We have reviews on a series of existentialist Swedish vignettes, a TV show about bombings in Mormon country, a documentary about the origins of Sesame Street, and much more. Enjoy!
– Dan Schindel, Associate Editor for Documentary

Absurdist Scandinavian Musings on Loneliness
The Killings That Raised Questions About Mormon History
"Liborio" Affirms the Force of Mythology and Collective Faith
Deep in the Forest, Scientists Succumb to Religious Rapture
A Documentary About How We Got, How We Got to Sesame Street
From "Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue"
From "Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue"
Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of the trailer for Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue, the latest documentary by Jia Zhangke, one of the premier chroniclers of China’s rapid development.
After being shut down for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum of the Moving Image is reopening with new programming on the big screen.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting an online video tribute to the beloved street vendors of LA.
This week’s streaming roundup brings together movies to watch about climate change, to inspire both urgency and activism in the viewer.
Have you ever been curious about how a Japanese typewriter works? If you have, then your prayers have been answered! Check this out:
A rare Japanese Toshiba typewriter
A rare Japanese Toshiba typewriter
See you in the theater again, whenever you’re comfortable going back!
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