• Tokyo Olympiad, Blood on the Moon and When the Daltons Rode: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations

    5 days ago - By Filmmaker Magazine

    Ever since the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, the International Olympic Committee has commissioned films of the games to be produced in collaboration with their host countries; though many of them are relatively traditional sports documentaries, there are a handful - such as the experimental anthology film Visions of Eight, which chronicles the 1972 Summer Olympics via segments by Arthur Penn, Milos Forman, John Schlesinger, and other major directors - that are cinematically significant even for viewers who couldn't care less about anything athletic. The best of the Olympic films that I've...
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