Different Strokes Documentary of the Day

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Chris Birch made headlines last fall when he awoke from a stroke to discover he was no longer a straight, engaged-to-a-woman sports addict, but a flaming homosexual who quickly found a boyfriend and a job as a hairdresser. I Woke Up Gay, a new documentary about his, er, queerness, aired in the U.K. last night, and it has fueled the controversy over whether it's possible to become gay overnight. To no one's surprise, Chris, now Kris, is constantly confronted by people who aren't quite sure whether to believe his claim that his stroke "turned" him gay -- even his new boyfriend, Jak, is skeptical.

The 57-minute video can be found here.

[gawker]

Olympic Hopefuls of the Day

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The improbable story of the Iraqi national rowing team and its quest to qualify for London, as told by French filmmakers, is one of triumph over much more than a Tigris River once riddled with bodies. The newest episodes of Bagdad Galère have been released over the past few days.

[nyt]

Street Art Documentary of the Day

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From director Roger Gastman -- producer of Banksy documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop -- comes Wall Writers, a documentary about the early days of graffiti, including interviews with legendary graff writers Taki 183 and Cornbread.

Narration by cult film legend John Waters.

[animalny.]

Movie Trailer of the Day

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Movie Trailer of the Day: "Showrunners is a feature length documentary film about the fascinating world of television showrunners - the writers and producers of US television drama and comedy series. Featuring interviews with showrunners, actors, network execs, casting directors and many more. It is an in depth exploration of the making of modern American television."

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