“The fact that Alma Harel is still stuck in music video director mode makes for an interesting new breed of documentary.”
“Har’el, who cut her teeth directing music videos, intimately documents Bombay Beach’s remarkable community, while creating a haunting meditation on the broken American Dream.”
Last Resort Remains an Oasis of Dreams “The movie, which won a best documentary prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, looks and feels like a fever dream about an alternate universe. Suffused…
The beautiful desolation of “Bombay Beach” makes it difficult to describe as a documentary. Alma Har’el’s directorial debut takes a nonfiction setting and displays its haunting qualities in poetic terms. The small,…
10TH TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNERS
A Rhythm in Its Ear and a Song in Its Heart
You know Werner Herzog – he speaks about poetic truth. I think he’s right.