Cinequest 2008 Documentaries—Mardik Martin

Some excellent documentaries are on tap at this year’s Cinequest in San Jose.’s Richard von Busack wrote at length about This Dust of Words and Sputnik Mania. I would recommend getting in line early for Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood, which shows March 2 and 4 at the festival. This chronicle of the life of one of new [...]

Cinequest 2008—Let the Coverage Begin‘s extensive coverage of Cinequest 2008, running Feb. 27–March 9 in downtown San Jose, can be read here. We’ve got reviews of a big chunk of the films—features, documentaries and shorts—showing at the festival, just about everything that would actually play in our DVDs (some global agency, maybe the U.N., needs to put an end [...]