arlin

programmer person, distributor guy, occasionally makes a thing. emphasis on docs.

Favorite films

  • Hoop Dreams
  • American Movie
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Welfare

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  • A Dedicated Life

    ★★★★

  • The Spiritual Boxer

    ★★★½

  • The Quince Tree Sun

    ★★★★½

  • Righting Wrongs

    ★★★★

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  • Mercury 13

    Mercury 13

    ★★★

    men: we’re going to space damnit! well beat those damn ruskies with only the most qualified astronauts!

    qualified women: wazzaaapppp

    men: eww you’re gonna get your period

    ☝️not hyperbole

  • Central Park

    Central Park

    ★★★★½

    like always, a film about many things, but here what stuck out most in this document of curated nature was an examination of copies/simulacra and frequently their inadequacies. this starts early with the guy mirroring the EMT to help out his overdosed friend, recalled sometime later by the park mime, and continues throughout; souvenir stands instead of peace movements (this might've been my favorite bit), private philanthropy instead of public funding, fried chicken instead of mississippi, quilts instead of loved…