This Is Not A Ball (2014)





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Over the past nine months Vik Muniz has traveled the world to find the meaning of the ball and our passion and innate connection to it, asking himself questions like Why do we play and why are we so drawn to the ball? Why is playing with the ball so powerful? Why are humans so compelled to connect? Follow him in his journey, which will be documented and will include monumental art pieces aimed to make a social impact in the lives of people that need it the most. (c) Official Facebook

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary
Directed By: ,
Written By: Juan Rendon, Vik Muniz
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Televisa Cine - Official Site

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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

An amiable if hopelessly scattered documentary about the significance of 'the ball' as both concept and object.

Full Review… | June 8, 2014
Top Critic

The film is certainly interesting, despite the fact that it's a glorified promotional video for Muniz's installations.

Full Review… | June 6, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

While the first third is promising ... the subsequent hour is scattershot.

Full Review… | June 5, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

There is a fantastic documentary within This Is Not a Ball, begging to burst onto the screen. As a result, the film is worth it for the touching moments, though more fully realized explorations on poverty and the means of escape it already exist.

Full Review… | June 12, 2014
Paste Magazine

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