Tag: Documentary

The case that put Aunt Becky behind bars has come to Netflix

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Directed by Chris Smith, known for his work on the documentaries “Tiger King” and “Fyre,” “Operation Varsity Blues” tells the sordid tale of the 2019 college admissions scandal primarily through reenactments. There are also interviews with everyone from co-conspirators to bystanders in the field of higher […]

#FreeBritney trends after release of Spears documentary

Photo courtesy of Eva Rinaldi, Flickr The #FreeBritney movement began in 2019 after the podcast “Britney’s Gram” expressed concern for the safety of Britney Spears. On Feb. 5, The New York Times released the documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” which gives an in-depth look at the heartbreaking struggles the pop star […]

Berrie Center features Kelly Dolak in faculty film series

Photo by Emily Melvin Ramapo’s Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts will be hosting a virtual Faculty Film Series every Tuesday in February. The event will showcase four Ramapo professors' feature films.  On Feb. 2, the first Tuesday viewing featured Associate Professor Kelly Dolak’s 2017 documentary “Loyalty Code.” Students […]

Fyre Festival documentaries highlight wrongdoings

Photo courtesy of Fyre Fraud, Wikipedia “Fyre Festival” is back in the news as two documentaries, “Fyre” on Netflix and “Fyre Fraud” on Hulu, explore what went wrong when it came to creating the greatest music festival failure in history. The festival was set to take place over two weekends […]

American Meme looks at social media influencers

Photo courtesy of Meghan Roberts, Wikipedia “The American Meme,” a documentary initially released in April and recently put on Netflix, takes on four different major personalities: Paris Hilton, Josh Ostrovsky, Brittany Furlan and Kirill Bichutsky. It also offers insight into the transgressive world of being an influencer and public figure […]