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June 2, 2017 - LA Famous Landmarks: its signs

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In ‘Dicks’, filmmaker Max Joseph explored the trope of egomaniacal directors in Hollywood. Now, he's set his sights a little higher… 

In this tight, stylish documentary, Max explores the mythology of LA's most famous landmarks: its signs.
The result is a rich, evocative meditation of a city and its stories, and a stunning addition to Max's ever-growing canon of films.

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February 13, 2017 - Dicks

Part TED-talk, part “Don Quixote”, Max Joseph’s compelling new film “Dicks” asks whether you need to be a ‘dick’ (or an asshole, tyrant or Machiavellian douche) in order to be a great leader - or in Max’s case, a great film director.

Touching on urgent themes of fascism, narcissism, global politics, and gender equality, Max reflects on his own experiences writing and directing a studio movie (We Are Your Friends) and features interviews with filmmakers Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth), Peter Berg (Deepwater Horizon, Patriots Day), John Hamburg (Meet the Parents, I Love You, Man) and leading writers and thinkers on the sometimes related subjects of leadership, creativity and assholes.

Check out the trailer below and then head over to Max’s Vero profile to watch “Dicks” and discover a wealth of related content from Max and the contributors to the film.

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