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DP/30 @ Sundance 2012: The House I Live In, documentarian Eugene Jarecki

Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Documentary.

2 Responses to “DP/30 @ Sundance 2012: The House I Live In, documentarian Eugene Jarecki”

  1. sanj says:

    this guy is a really good speaker …one of the best probably next to Charlize Theron.

    too bad he couldn’t make a 13 part series for pbs / bbc or hbo …cause that stuff goes on repeats and people will find it ..

    i remember Mike Moore doing sicko movie – trying to
    change the healthcare system. i’m not sure where that
    went .. people stopped talking about that.
    will people stop talking about this ?

    maybe he should have waited for tiff 2012 and
    got best documentary oscar nomination.

    the house i live in – not the greatest title – cause
    there’s a song with same title – plus it looks like a home improvement show plus youtube search suggests “the skin i live in” movie …

    would like to see another dp/30 where he talks about regular movies ….

    DP – you have to put more descriptions on the youtube channel so people can find it by keyword .

  2. sanj says:

    “Latin American leaders have joined together to condemn the U.S. government for soaring drug violence in their countries, blaming the United States for the transnational cartels that have grown rich and powerful smuggling dope north and guns south.”

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/latin-american-leaders-assail-us-drug-market/2011/12/16/gIQAjyy63O_story.html

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