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On Midwifery and Moviemaking

May 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

Sara Lamm and Mary Wigmore talk about bringing a story about natural childbirth to life.

Daily | Albert Maysles, 1926 – 2015

March 6, 2015

The pioneering documentarian was 88. Updated through 3/24.

Daily | True/False 2015

March 5, 2015

The 11th edition of one of most important documentary festivals in the U.S. Updated through 4/25.

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.