Mina Hochberg

Mina Hochberg

Mina Hochberg is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn.

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Stacey Peralta's latest documentary—and three other new films—prove that blockbuster season can be smart

Mina Hochberg, Abe Streep, and Sam Moulton
May 9, 2012

In Broke, which screened as a work-in-progress at the Tribeca Film Festival, director Billy Corben explores the whys and hows of an all-too-familiar coda to a pro athlete's career

Mina Hochberg
Apr 30, 2012

Actor Chris Pratt recruited Fredric Golding to follow Washington state's Lake Stevens High wrestling team for five months and document their grueling training. This is what he saw.

Mina Hochberg
Apr 27, 2012

Knuckleball!, which premiered last Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival, traces the careers of pitchers R.A. Dickey and Tim Wakefield as they navigate the ups and downs of their marginalized society

Mina Hochberg
Apr 26, 2012

A new documentary short playing at the Tribeca Film Festival tells the story of Leonid and his pregnant wife, Lyudmila, a couple that lived just miles from the nuclear power plant when it went into meltdown

Mina Hochberg
Apr 25, 2012

A review of Benji, a documentary premiering this week at the Tribeca Film Festival that revisits the murder of a 1980s high school basketball phenom

Mina Hochberg
Apr 24, 2012

For the past five decades, 68-year-old Baltazar Ushca has made a living by harvesting glacial ice from the tallest mountain in Ecuador. His work is no longer needed, but he still gets up every morning to climb to 16,000 feet.

Mina Hochberg
Apr 23, 2012

In Bekoji, Ethiopia, running is more than just recreation. It's a kind of work, a way of earning money and of contributing to your family.

Mina Hochberg
Apr 20, 2012

In Paraiso Nadav Kurtz follows three Mexican immigrants as they make a living washing the windows of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers

Mina Hochberg
Apr 19, 2012

Scouring the country’s premier film festival for the best environmental and adventure documentaries

Mina Hochberg
Feb 7, 2012