Three Documentaries by Marina Zenovich

Three Documentaries by Marina Zenovich

3 Episodes

Specializing in portraits of powerful and often controversial figures, Marina Zenovich (ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND, ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED) began her career with these three idiosyncratic documentaries, which range from a candid look at the struggles of American independent filmmakers in the 1990s (INDEPENDENT’S DAY) to a self-reflexive exploration of her own fascination with a French politician turned convicted criminal turned actor (WHO IS BERNARD TAPIE?) to an offbeat portrait of Tallinn, Estonia, as it prepares to host the Eurovision Song Contest (ESTONIA DREAMS OF EUROVISION!).

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Three Documentaries by Marina Zenovich
  • Independent’s Day

    Episode 1

    Directed by Marina Zenovich • 1998 • United States
    Starring Jay Chandrasekhar, Tom DiCillo, Steven Soderbergh

    In the 1990s, Park City, Utah, was the epicenter of the American independent film industry, the place where dreams were both made and crushed. In this revealing documentary, director Mar...

  • Who Is Bernard Tapie?

    Episode 2

    Directed by Marina Zenovich • 2001 • United States
    Starring Bernard Tapie, Marina Zenovich, Claude Lelouch

    Well, officially Bernard Tapie was a French self-made business tycoon, political player, and media personality whose spectacular rise and scandal-ridden fall from grace captivated a nation....

  • Estonia Dreams of Eurovision!

    Episode 3

    Directed by Marina Zenovich • 2002 • United Kingdom

    Every year, the nations of Europe face off in an epic pop-music battle known as Eurovision, with artists from each country attempting to outdo one another on a spectacular international stage. For this engagingly offbeat documentary, director M...