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Trailer Park: Descendents Documentary Makes All Of Our Days

Trailer Park: Descendents Documentary Makes All Of Our Days

July 12, 2013, Comments Off on Trailer Park: Descendents Documentary Makes All Of Our Days

There’s not a whole lot to say. I’m super ampted about this doc and that’s about all there is. RIGHT?! Here’s a cover of one of my favorite Descendents songs, and while the original can’t be beat…for obvious reasons I love this cover: And here’s the first song I heard from them, way late »

Puppetmaster: I Am Big Bird Documentary Will Probably Make You Weep

Puppetmaster: I Am Big Bird Documentary Will Probably Make You Weep

October 6, 2012, Comments Off on Puppetmaster: I Am Big Bird Documentary Will Probably Make You Weep

Once again I find myself on the receiving end of a documentary 1. about someone or something extraordinary (duh), 2. doing something that makes me cry like a baby. Normally it is because the documentary is about a horse. Or someone with a horse. Or about a horse that did something to someone. This »

Of Dolls and Murder Documentary Comes to Boston(ish)

October 17, 2011, 1 Comment on Of Dolls and Murder Documentary Comes to Boston(ish)

Talk about the dollhouse you wish you were a creepy enough kid to make! I’ve written before about the nutshells and the super intriguing documentary Of Dolls and Murder, about crime-scene dioramas documenting to the finest detail a real life murder mystery scene – all created at the hands of a crafty grandma.  No joke. The whole »

Art Docs (You’ve Never Heard Of) To Watch Right Now

Art Docs (You’ve Never Heard Of) To Watch Right Now

February 21, 2016, Comments Off on Art Docs (You’ve Never Heard Of) To Watch Right Now

While we love to celebrate docs of all kinds, it’s important for us to highlight achievements in documentaries that shed light on the artist and the process.  Here are some of our favorites, totally binge-worthy & you’ve probably never even heard of them, streaming art documentaries available now. Beltracchi: The Art Of Forgery Netflix »

Promising Lineup for 2014 Salem Film Fest

Promising Lineup for 2014 Salem Film Fest

February 11, 2014, Comments Off on Promising Lineup for 2014 Salem Film Fest

The Salem Film Fest is back this March 6-13th and the lineup is proving very exciting. If you didn’t know, the Salem Film Fest is the largest all-documentary film fest in New England and is run entirely by volunteers and sponsorship by business and individuals of all kinds.  In fact, the Junkyard sponsored two films »

PuppetMaster: Beauty Is Embarrassing

PuppetMaster: Beauty Is Embarrassing

May 3, 2013, Comments Off on PuppetMaster: Beauty Is Embarrassing

I am very fortunate to have friends with really awesome taste. Without them, I would have totally forgotten about this documentary: Beauty Is Embarrassing.  The doc follows the deliciously eccentric Wayne White and his career path from struggling cartoonist, to Pee-Wee’s Playhouse set designer and puppetmaster, to artist, to…all sorts of awesome things that you love »

The West Memphis Three, Henry Rollins, & An Anecdote Walk Into A Bar…

The West Memphis Three, Henry Rollins, & An Anecdote Walk Into A Bar…

March 21, 2013, Comments Off on The West Memphis Three, Henry Rollins, & An Anecdote Walk Into A Bar…

We were proud to sponsor West of Memphis at the Salem Film Fest this March, a documentary following the infamous trial of Damien Echols, Jesse Misskelley, and Jason Baldwin, known as the West Memphis 3.  These kids (men, now) were accused and convicted of murdering three young boys in the summer of 1993 despite »

In Depth with the Artist: Damien Echols

In Depth with the Artist: Damien Echols

March 7, 2013, Comments Off on In Depth with the Artist: Damien Echols

In 1993, three boys were murdered in the backwoods of West Memphis, Arkansas. Three teenagers were arrested and charged with performing the crimes as part of a satanic ritual. What followed was a nearly two decade long struggle that would spark intense debate over justice, society, and what actually happened WEST OF MEMPHIS. Damien »

Trailer Park: Salem Film Fest Special Edition

Trailer Park: Salem Film Fest Special Edition

March 7, 2013, Comments Off on Trailer Park: Salem Film Fest Special Edition

We are so excited to be a sponsor of Salem Film Fest this year, and the explosive growth (and attention!) it has experienced as of late makes it even sweeter! The Fest is an all documentary event and this year there are a few standouts that we want to highlight. Naturally, the first two »

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: JYA SPONSORS SALEM FILM FEST

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: JYA SPONSORS SALEM FILM FEST

March 4, 2013, Comments Off on SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: JYA SPONSORS SALEM FILM FEST

Junkyard Arts is extremely excited and proud to announce our sponsorship for Salem Film Fest in Salem Massachusetts. SFF has been one of our favorite fests for years because it is exclusively about the love of the documentary, and is the largest all documentary festival in New England. This is our first year as a »