Best Documentary Movies of 1973
The World at War
The World at War (1973â€“74) is a 26-episode British television documentary series chronicling the events of the Second World War. It was produced by Jeremy Isaacs, was narrated by Laurence Olivier, and includes a score composed by Carl Davis.
Charles Bukowski is filmed going to a poetry reading in San Francisco.
Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970 is a 1972 documentary directed by Emile de Antonio. It covers American art movements from abstract expressionism to pop art through conversations with artists in their studios. Artists appearing in the film include Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Helen Frankenthaler, Frank Stella, Barnett Newman, Hans Hofmann, Jules Olitski, Philip Pavia, Larry Poons, Robert Motherwell, and Kenneth Noland.
Sound of the City: London 1964-73
Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene. Interviews with rock artists and London's hippies and flower children.
In Search of Ancient Mysteries
An examination of mysteries of the ancient world and their connection to the possibility that aliens visited Earth.
Sanrizuka - Heta Village
Shinsuke Ogawa documentary about the life of the farmers in Heta Village opposing their resettlement due to the construction of Narita Airport.
Across This Land with Stompin' Tom Connors
Stompin' Tom performs live at the Horseshoe Tavern on Queen St. in Toronto.
Let the Good Times Roll
Documentary of a 1950s rock and roll revival show, with split-screen editing to rival Woodstock.
The Promised Land
During the socialist government of Marmaduke Grove in 1932, a group of villagers decide to take some land in the area of ??Palmilla. Almost like a mythical journey, problems arise when seated and in a position to bring the socialist ideal in the population. Everything becomes more complicated with rumors that the reactionary forces have overthrown the socialist government. A movie that because of the coup was not released in Chile and was only terminated by Littin in exile in Mexico.
Erotikus: A History of the Gay Movie
The film, narrated by "LA Plays Itself" director Fred Halstead, begins by looking at the muscle magazines and films of the late 1940s-early 1960s, then at the softcore films of the late 60s and the boundary-pushing and legal-testing which allowed these to evolve into hardcore loops and then features.