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Interview: Survivors speak out in Kirby Dick’s shocking War

The career of documentarian Kirby Dick begins with aspects of individual sexuality, in films like 1986's Private Practices: The Story of a Sex Surrogate and 1997's Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist .
Invisible no more
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 06, 2012

Review: The Invisible War

A few years ago, documentarian Kirby Dick read an article about rape among the troops and was shocked to see that no one had made a movie on the subject.
Kirby Dick's documentary on rape in the military
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 06, 2012

The Provincetown International Film Festival honors three indie icons

How do you know you're at the 14th annual Provincetown International Film Festival (June 13-17) and not some other cinephilic shindig?
Triple edged
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 22, 2012

Gay deceivers

The California State Supreme Court just upheld Proposition 8, denying gay people the right to marriage. This should disabuse the complacent of the illusion that the religious right has relinquished its death grip on America. So, too, should Kirby Dick's
Outrage isn't outrageous enough
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 05, 2009

For their eyes only

In 1990, the MPAA started giving out NC-17 ratings. Here are the lucky films to earn the honor.
The forbidden list of NC-17 rated films
By PAUL BABIN  |  September 14, 2006

You don’t know Dick

You’ve got to figure that a guy who makes a film about a performance artist who nails his penis to a board isn’t going to worry about getting a PG rating. Peter Keough interviews Kirby Dick (mp3) Rating the raters: Kirby Dick goes after the MPAA
Kirby on making an unrated film
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006


Rating the raters

I’m surprised that this close to the November elections neither party has opted for the tried-and-true tradition of scapegoating Hollywood indecency for easy votes. You don't know Dick: Kirby on making an unrated film. By Peter Keough
Kirby Dick goes after the MPAA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006

What's up, doc?

I’d heard that Full Frame is the best-programmed documentary festival in America, and it might just be.
The Full Frame Film Festival
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 18, 2006