City Paper is not for tourists
Silverdocs is winding to a close, but there’s still a lot of good stuff to catch. As always, look to our complete coverage of the fest for more details.
Here are some of today’s highlights:
Carmen Meets Borat, which profiles a 17-year-old who tells what it was like when her village was accosted by Sacha Baron Cohen. 4:15 p.m. Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo, a look at Oklahoma’s rodeo-as-rehabilitation program. 4:30 p.m.
Sacred Places, which digs into the dearth of African cinema. 7 p.m. The September Issue, R.J. Cutler’s sneak peek into Anna Wintour’s den as she and her staff prepare Vogue‘s biggest issue of the year. 7:15 p.m. Best Worst Movie, Michael Stephenson’s documentation of the phenomenon of the terrifically bad Troll 2, a B movie in which he starred that’s now reached cult status. 8:45 p.m.; a screening of Troll 2 follows.
21 Below, Samantha Buck’s intimate profile of a Buffalo, N.Y., family dealing with issues of illness, teen pregnancy, and race. 9 p.m.
Soul Power, footage of the three-day concert that preceded Muhammad Ali and George Foreman’s famed 1974 Rumble in the Jungle, featuring James Brown, Bill Withers, B.B. King, and the Spinners. 9:45 p.m.