The Final Member
First screened in October 2012
Directors: Zach Math and Jonah Bekhor. Documentary about the world's first penis museum, the Icelandic curator's desire for a human penis, and the competition between two men to help him complete his collection. Interview subjects include Sigurður Hjartarson, Páll Arason, Tom Mitchell, Dr. Pétur Pétursson, Jóna Sigurðardóttir, Reynir Hjartarson, Hjörtur Sigurðsson, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, Snúlla Sigurðardóttir, Ari Karlsson, Terry Gunnell, Sin Hastings, Dr. Shahar Tsabari, Dr. Emilia Carla Pace, Dr. Marci Bowers, Paula-Jo Husack, Mitchell Morris.

Twitter Capsule: Penis-museum doc a curio in itself, unexpectedly poignant about mortality and funny about...phallo-national pride?

VOR:   The kind of doc that bets the house on subject matter over style. That said, could have settled at just poking fun, and doesn't. Finds more in the tale than others might have.

Photo © 2012 Otis Jones Films Ltd.

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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