Category: Documentary

21.09.2015 that-good-dubai-yakuza-Inside-the-syndicate-cover Documentary
Japan’s Yakuza Documented by Belgian Photographer Anton Kusters

Made up of approximately 50,000 members, Japan’s Yakuza gang forms one of the largest criminal networks in the world. In 2009 Anton Kusters, a Belgian photographer, was granted access inside this heavily guarded criminal community and what’s more impressive was that he was allowed to document his experiences for two years.

Made up of approximately 50,000 members, Japan’s Yakuza gang forms one of the largest criminal networks in the world. In 2009 Anton Kusters, a Belgian photographer, was granted access inside this heavily guarded criminal community and what’s more impressive was that he was allowed to document his experiences for two years. Kusters made a short documentary for The Economist titled Inside the Syndicate and it’s an informative exploration about the Japanese organisation...

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
14.09.2015 that-good-dubai-tribe-nyc-cover Documentary
‘Tribe’ Documentary Explores TRIBE NYC’s Love for ’90s Retro Fashion

How one Brooklyn-born crew holds on to old school hip-hop fashion. The members of New York City-based art and music collective TRIBE NYC were brought together by a mutual interest of self-expression that resonated with ’80s and ’90s fashion. ‘Tribe’

How one Brooklyn-born crew holds on to old school hip-hop fashion. The members of New York City-based art and music collective TRIBE NYC were brought together by a mutual interest of self-expression that resonated with ’80s and ’90s fashion. 'Tribe' Since founding the group in Brooklyn in 2012, the TRIBE’s six core members — King Kid Love, Manolo Mike, Chill, Prynce, Teddy and Paulie — continue to embrace styles influenced by ’80s music and ’90s rap videos...

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
21.07.2015 that-good-dubai-future-like-i-never-left-cover Documentary
Future ‘Like I Never Left’ Documentary

Going behind the scenes of Future’s promotion of his DS2 album, the film allows a unique and candid insight into the life of the successful recording artist and concludes his documentary series, Like I Never Left, with a compilation video tying all five segments together.

Going behind the scenes of Future's promotion of his DS2 album, the film allows a unique and candid insight into the life of the successful recording artist and concludes his documentary series, Like I Never Left, with a compilation video tying all five segments together.

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
13.07.2015 that-good-dubai-rubble-kings-cover Documentary
Rubble Kings Official Trailer

A new film charting the rise and fall of gang culture in New York City during the late ’60s and ’70s is set to be released later this month. Covering everything from the pitched battles and violence that dominated the streets of the Bronx, to an organic peace process and the consequent birth of hip-hop, Rubble Kings tells the story of how a few extraordinary people did the impossible and brought warring tribes together through music.

A new film charting the rise and fall of gang culture in New York City during the late ’60s and ’70s is set to be released later this month. Covering everything from the pitched battles and violence that dominated the streets of the Bronx, to an organic peace process and the consequent birth of hip-hop, Rubble Kings tells the story of how a few extraordinary people did the impossible and brought warring tribes together through music. Check out the trailer below and...

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
24.06.2015 that-good-dubai-i-d-cover Documentary
i-D Magazine: worn in Tembisa, Johannesburg

For the first in the i-D magazine Worn In series, they travel to downtown Johannesburg, where for the Skhothane, life is all about looking good and making money. As The Casa Novas and The Pro Italian Takers take it outside to the streets of Tembisa, director Pieter Hugo jumps in the middle as they battle it out wearing odd shoes, leopard print and gold grills, ritually wasting food and booze, in a battle to prove which group’s got the most cash.

For the first in the i-D magazine Worn In series, they travel to downtown Johannesburg, where for the Skhothane, life is all about looking good and making money. As The Casa Novas and The Pro Italian Takers take it outside to the streets of Tembisa, director Pieter Hugo jumps in the middle as they battle it out wearing odd shoes, leopard print and gold grills, ritually wasting food and booze, in a battle to prove which group's got the most cash. A Pieter Hugo and...

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
03.06.2015 that-good-dubai-boosie-badazz-cover Documentary
Boosie BadAzz: Touch Down 2 Cause Hell *The Documentary*

Boosie takes us behind the scenes to mark the release of Touch Down 2 Cause Hell, the Baton Rogue rapper has released a documentary that details his rise to fame, his prison time, his return home and the making of the album.

Boosie takes us behind the scenes to mark the release of Touch Down 2 Cause Hell, the Baton Rogue rapper has released a documentary that details his rise to fame, his prison time, his return home and the making of the album.

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
22.04.2015 asap Documentary
Documentary: A$AP Rocky – Purple Swag

With A$AP Rocky‘s new album At.Long.Last.A$AP out soon, now is a good time to reflect on the birth of A$AP Mob and how far they’ve come. In a new documentary with Complex, the likes of Rocky, A$AP Bari, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast, Chace Infinite and A$AP Ty Beats speak on how them formed and making a breakthrough from Harlem. Everything from the flow, video and production of “Purple Swag” is broken down…

With A$AP Rocky‘s new album At.Long.Last.A$AP out soon, now is a good time to reflect on the birth of A$AP Mob and how far they’ve come. In a new documentary with Complex, the likes of Rocky, A$AP Bari, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast, Chace Infinite and A$AP Ty Beats speak on how them formed and making a breakthrough from Harlem. Everything from the flow, video and production of “Purple Swag” is broken down.

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Posted by Flo in Documentary
02.02.2015 that-good-dubai-nyc-1981-cover Documentary
NYC, 1981: A Most Violent Year” Short Documentary

With over 120,000 reported robberies, the introduction of crack cocaine, and more than 2,100 murders, 1981 was indeed a violent year for New York City. Now comes a fantastic retrospect of New York City’s darkest days from the People who lived through it.

With over 120,000 reported robberies, the introduction of crack cocaine, and more than 2,100 murders, 1981 was indeed a violent year for New York City. Now comes a fantastic retrospect of New York City's darkest days from the People who lived through it. The bustling metropolis of the mid-20th century had now garnered a reputation for being riddled with crime and false hope. As a companion piece to the recently released J. C. Chandor-directed film A Most Violent Year,...

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
29.01.2015 that-good-dubai-noisey-atlanta-cover Documentary
Noisey Atlanta – EPISODES 1-3

Noisey Atlanta is a 10-part series documenting unprecedented access into the city’s rap scene. Hosted by VICE / HBO / Noisey’s Thomas Morton and directed by Andy Capper—the makers of Noisey Chiraq—the series stars artists like 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Migos, Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Jeezy, iLoveMakonnen, and also spends time with the new wave of super-producers like Mike Will Made-It, Metro Boomin, and 808 Mafia.

Noisey Atlanta is a 10-part series documenting unprecedented access into the city's rap scene. Hosted by VICE / HBO / Noisey’s Thomas Morton and directed by Andy Capper—the makers of Noisey Chiraq—the series stars artists like 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Migos, Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Jeezy, iLoveMakonnen, and also spends time with the new wave of super-producers like Mike Will Made-It, Metro Boomin, and 808 Mafia. When a rapper's rapping, you should be able to smell...

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Posted by Mike in Documentary
16.10.2014 that-good-dubai-adidas-originals-spezial-south-america-cover Documentary
SHOWstudio: adidas Originals x SPEZIAL Documentary Searches for Fabled Vintage adidas Shop in Buenos Aires

Adidas Originals travels to South America in search of one of the finest instances of vintage adidas at a shop in Buenos Aires as part of a new SPEZIAL documentary. This is a must watch for all collectors… Trefoil Paradise

Adidas Originals travels to South America in search of one of the finest instances of vintage adidas at a shop in Buenos Aires as part of a new SPEZIAL documentary. This is a must watch for all collectors... Trefoil Paradise Some legitimate adidas heads were all able to make the trip including Ian Brown, Robert Brooks and Mike Chetcuti — each hand-picked by Gary Aspden. Upon arriving in Argentina, the group link with Carlos Ruiz who has owned his shop for the last 34...

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