‘My films are called documentaries, but they’re maybe not the kind of journalistic work many people expect when they think about things like prostitution, big cities, manual labor.’
Will a Padilha-style beating be good for American cinema?
Another win for Jehane Noujaim’s THE SQUARE.
A “poetic ode to a bygone rural world.” Updated through 12/6.
He saw the documentary “as quintessential to the moral well-being of the universe.” Updated through 11/22.
Ross McElwee calls Pincus’s DIARIES “one of the most remarkable nonfiction films ever made.”
Benefiting from Steadicam shots in a film about artist Andy Goldsworthy’s work, RIVERS AND TIDES is more than just a documentary. It is ‘cinema.’
A first take on Seattle’s crowd-pleasing nearly month-long international festival turns up great music docs and a revitalized Shakespeare.
China’s historical transformation over the last 25 years unleashed a new kind of reality, and a new kind of filmmaking to go with it.
Deep dive into family history nets much more than a ‘home movie.’