Running Time: 51min
Category: Soiree Series
Through five seasons at HBO, the Emmy-winning Vice Weekly has produced impactful short-form documentaries on key issues affecting our world – and discovering extraordinary people focused on sustainable solutions to seemingly impossible problems.
What makes Vice stand apart? Cinema-quality visuals and non-conventional editing that drives narratives forward compellingly. Yet, while some theatrical feature documentarians spend years working to achieve similar effects, the Vice team produces upwards of 60 short documentary films every season.
Join showrunner Tim Clancy for three hand-picked episodes that showcase the power of the Vice style as only the big screen can. An in-depth discussion with Clancy on Vice’s methods, motives and more will follow the screening.
CHINA’S GHOST TOWNS
China’s policies have led to a real-estate investment boom that quickly went bust – leaving entire cities uninhabited.
FUTURE OF FIREARMS
As fears of restrictive governmental policies evaporate and America’s firearms market plateaus, gun-rights advocates look for new ways to sustain themselves — with some surprising results.
Six years of civil war has left most of Syria, a country once known for its ancient cities, in ruins. Yet Bashar al-Assad’s grip on power has not diminished – what will life continue to be like under his rule?