Domestic Violence
First screened in August 2014
Director: Frederick Wiseman. Cast: Documentary about the perpetrating and policing of domestic violence around Tampa, Florida, centering on the work of protection and rehabilitation undertaken at a facility called The Spring.

Twitter Capsule: Heroically non-editorializing style yields nuance and complexity on a topic often ignored or reductively grasped.

VOR:   Every virtue typical of Wiseman, plus a rare profiling of a practice or concept, not "just" an institution. Not an ounce of pandering, yet a more mobilizing document is hard to conceive.

Photo © 2001 Zipporah Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A

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