via GreenCine, although I should be reading Indiwire more regularly anyway. We all should. Howard Feinstein pays homage to First Run/Icarus on the distributor's 25th anniversary. "Now officially hip, documentaries are gaining more and more converts among aficionados of fiction."
I know what you're thinking. Hasn't Greg made started a series of Slacker-meets-ż la recherche du temps perdu documentary-like narrative short films? Riiight. As if. You're actually thinking, so what's showing at the Anthology this Saturday at 3:30?
Why, it's the theatrical premiere of La Commune (Paris 1871), Peter Watkins' critically praised, six-hour epic docudrama. J Hoberman rated it the best film of 2002.
[Update: After reading Hoberman's review of La Commune, I think you should stay to the end. Why does it feel like I'm trying to direct everyone away from my museum tour?]