Wow - fantastic. Watch This Film. This is a film with the structural rigor of James Benning coupled with the exploratory nature of a Chris Marker video essay. It is...
The Past is a Foreign CountryIn April 1989, a body floats down the Colorado River with a bullet wound in the back of its head. That body is John H. Jenkins, rare book and historical document dealer. He had been at the epicenter of one of the largest document-forgery scandals in Texas history and his death (legally ruled suicide) is...Start your free trial to watch
The doubly exotic world of Texana and its colorful collectors is enticing, and the new footage is prettily shot. But not only are the facts of the case presented in...
Potentially fascinating mystery with only-in-Texas characters and subtext. Arch and pretentious narration mars this documentary experience for the viewer.