Florida’s mystical places and mythical stories have been well-documented. Here are my top 3 picks for short documentaries to lure you off the couch and out into the Sunshine State.
· “Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood:” Former Miami Herald reporter Oscar Corral follows iconic author Tom Wolfe as he researches Miami for his novel, “Back to Blood.” http://www.tomwolfemovie.com
· “Muck City:” ESPN explores football supremacy and why so many boys from Belle Glade, Pahokee and other places around Lake Okeechobee end up in the NFL. Here’s my favorite snippet on chasing rabbits in the sugar cane fields: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R_0FryVRNk
· “Big Cypress Swamp: the Western Everglades:” Amazing aerial views, stunning landscape scenes and interviews with photographer Clyde Butcher, Florida environmental crusader Nathaniel Reed and others who deeply care about Florida’s River of Grass make a strong case for preserving our swamp. http://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/festival/play/6741/jsSendInvitation.php