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      This Is Not a Movie

      Released Oct 16, 2020 1h 46m Documentary List
      100% Tomatometer 22 Reviews Journalist Robert Fisk risks his life to get firsthand accounts of countries devastated by war. Read More Read Less

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      Richard Whittaker Austin Chronicle There is raw power in Fisk meeting the same man he saw getting thrown off his rightfully owned land 25 years ago, and going back to see the rental property constructed on his home. Rated: 4/5 Oct 21, 2020 Full Review Mark Jenkins Slant Magazine The documentary adroitly demonstrates that Fisk is still motivated by the boyish curiosity that drew him to journalism. Rated: 3/4 Oct 19, 2020 Full Review Robert Abele Los Angeles Times However one ultimately feels about Fisk's reportorial compass, "This Is Not a Movie" presents a necessary, thought-provoking portrait of a dedicated truth-seeker. Oct 16, 2020 Full Review Dan Schindel Hyperallergic A challenge to multiple misguided assumptions the establishment makes about both journalism in general and reporting on West Asia more specifically. Nov 17, 2020 Full Review James Croot [Yuang] Chang captures an impressive portrait of the man who spent five decades chronicling the complex and sometimes chaotic political and human situation in the Middle East. Rated: 4/5 Nov 5, 2020 Full Review Peter Sobczynski For anyone still willing to believe that journalism is a force of genuine good in an increasingly convoluted world despite the constant barrage of attacks it receives from all sides, The is Not a [Movie] is well worth viewing. Oct 22, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Journalist Robert Fisk risks his life to get firsthand accounts of countries devastated by war.
      Yung Chang
      Anita Lee, Allyson Luchak, Nelofer Pazira, Ingmar Trost
      Yung Chang
      Production Co
      National Film Board of Canada, TINAM, Sutor Kolonko
      Original Language
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Oct 16, 2020, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Feb 23, 2021
      1h 46m
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