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Bringing Justice to the Table

November 24, 2014
FOOD CHAINS

An Eric Schlosser exec-produced food justice documentary puts agricultural workers in the spotlight.

Ana Lily Amirpour Bends Genres with her Iran-set Vampire Western

November 22, 2014
GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT

Shot in California but set in Iran, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT bridges horror movies and art cinema in lush black-and-white.

ACTRESS and the Act of Being

November 16, 2014

Fond of putting his family members in front of the lens, documentarian Robert Greene widens his scope slightly with ACTRESS, an intimate and layered study of his neighbor, Brandy Burre.

L’ASSENZA’s Jonathan Romney and the Antonioni Film that Got Away

November 14, 2014 | One Comment
LASSENZA

‘I think this story is deeply rooted in a tradition of nightmares,’ says Romney of his doppelgänger-and-cinephilia short.

Jon Stewart and ROSEWATER

November 13, 2014
ROSEWATER

Making an impact: Jon Stewart talks about his leave from The Daily Show to follow the Maziar Bahari story.

Opening DOORS with Michele De Angelis

October 28, 2014
DOORS SET

‘I think that horror coming from normality is much more horrifying than monsters or robots.’

Dario Argento: ‘I’m fascinated by recollection.’

October 27, 2014
DARIO ARGENTO SANDMAN INDIEGOGO

‘We are slave of our culture, our readings, our thoughts.’

Laura Poitras, CITIZENFOUR and You

October 24, 2014 | One Comment
CITIZENFOUR

Poitras speaks on her powderkeg CITIZENFOUR and the tension between liberty and security, law and secrecy.

The Art of Documentary: Hubert Sauper

October 15, 2014
WE COME AS FRIENDS

On controversy, colonialism and Sauper’s latest, WE COME AS FRIENDS: ‘Like the king’s jester. It is fine when he talks in court but it is not fine if he goes out to the people and has a microphone.’

Rob Nilsson Heads to the Border

October 10, 2014

The iconoclastic Bay Area filmmaker premieres his new nocturnal drama at the Mill Valley Film Festival and on Fandor.

Sam Green and the Empathy Machine

October 7, 2014
SAM GREEN

With THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS, Sam Green says, ‘I do believe art is an almost magical force.’

Nas, One9 and Time

October 6, 2014
TIME IS ILLMATIC

TIME IS ILLMATIC filmmaker One9 on why his Nas documentary is a response to the recurring nightmare that is Ferguson.