Senain Kheshgi
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Season 04 | Episode 28

Senain Kheshgi

Documentarian

Documentarian Senain Kheshgi takes us through a few of her favorite documentaries.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

American Movie (1999)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
The French Connection (1971) – Dennis Lehane’s trailer commentary, Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary
Grey Gardens (1975)
Salesman (1969)
Real Life (1979)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
Seven Up! (1964)
Don’t Look Back (1967)
Primary (1960)
The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Reds (1981)
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2020 best-of list
High School (1968)
Hospital (1970)
Titicut Follies (1967)
Harlan County, USA (1976)
Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Mississippi Masala (1991)
India Cabaret (1985)
The 400 Blows (1959) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
Bicycle Thieves (1949) – Dennis Cozzalio’s Muriel Awards column
Shoeshine (1946)
Citizen Kane (1941) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Day For Night (1973) – Neil Labute’s trailer commentary
Sherman’s March (1986)
Capturing The Friedmans (2003)
I Think We’re Alone Now (2008)
The Mole Agent (2020)
The Act of Killing (2012)

Other Notable Items

Walter Hill
Walton Goggins
The Majority
Mark Borchardt
Mike Schank
The Maysles Brothers
D.A. Pennebaker
Albert Brooks
An American Family TV series (1973)
The Loud family
The Death of a Salesman play by Arthur Miller (1949)
Jackass TV series (2000-2002)
Michael Apted
The Up series
John F. Kennedy
Bob Dylan
Frederick Wiseman
Turner Classic Movies
Serial podcast series (2014- )
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV series (2000-2015)
Don’t F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer TV miniseries (2019)
The Real Housewives TV franchise
Tiger King TV miniseries (2020)
Nicolas Cage
Barbara Kopple
Agnès Varda
The Criterion Channel
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Mira Nair
Christopher Doyle
Wong Kar-wai
François Truffaut
Italian neorealism
PBS
Eyes on the Prize TV miniseries (1987)
Henry Hampton
Martin Luther King Jr.
Philly D.A. TV miniseries (2021)
HBO
Larry Krasner
The Wire TV series (2002-2008)
POV
Independent Lens
Ross McElwee
Siskel and Ebert
Andrew Jarecki
Richard Hankin
The Sundance Lab
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst TV miniseries (2015)
Robert Durst
Tiffany Darwish
Joshua Oppenheimer
The Academy Awards

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