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Daily | CITIZENFOUR Scores at Cinema Eye Honors 2015

January 8, 2015

Laura Poitras’s documentary wins four Nonfiction Film Awards.

The Art of Filmmaking: Les Blank

December 2, 2014

Food, music, culture and more. A timely Les Blank revisit.

POTUS in Focus: Penny Lane and OUR NIXON

September 16, 2014

Penny Lane, at play with primary sources and vivid soundscapes, brings Richard Nixon and staff to life.

Daily | NYFF 2014 Documentary Spotlight Lineup

August 19, 2014

Scorsese, Frederick Wiseman, Albert Maysles, Les Blank, Joshua Oppenheimer…

WHORES’ GLORY: Dennis Lim and Michael Glawogger, In Person at Pacific Film Archive

April 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

‘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.’

Rewind: ROBOCOP’s José Padilha, Truth and Daring

February 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Will a Padilha-style beating be good for American cinema?

Daily | IDA Documentary Awards 2013

December 7, 2013
The Square

Another win for Jehane Noujaim’s THE SQUARE.

Daily | Dominique Benicheti’s COUSIN JULES

November 27, 2013
Cousin Jules

A “poetic ode to a bygone rural world.” Updated through 12/6.

Daily | Peter Wintonick, 1953 – 2013

November 19, 2013
Peter Wintonick

He saw the documentary “as quintessential to the moral well-being of the universe.” Updated through 11/22.

Daily | Ed Pincus, 1938 – 2013

November 6, 2013
Ed Pincus

Ross McElwee calls Pincus’s DIARIES “one of the most remarkable nonfiction films ever made.”

Video: Steadicam Money Shots in RIVERS AND TIDES

September 13, 2013

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.’

Art and Endurance at Seattle’s 25-Day Fest

May 30, 2013

A first take on Seattle’s crowd-pleasing nearly month-long international festival turns up great music docs and a revitalized Shakespeare.