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Kirsten Johnson has been a cinematographer and director since the 1980s. Her acclaimed films as a director include The Above (short, 2015)
Over the years, Jemma Desai’s writing, programming, research, and practice have intersected with institutional critique. Through investigating film
An interview with two organizers of the Archival Producers Alliance on how AI will shake up the nature of archival footage For the first decades of
World-renowned Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto’s work was deeply entwined with cinema. He was a prolific composer of movie scores, an occasional
Known for lensing candid portrayals of people often living on the margins of society, Midi Z, who now lives in Taiwan, is among Myanmar’s few
Softening the boundaries between fiction and nonfiction, the films of French-Canadian director Antoine Bourges are marked by their hybrid nature and
Documentarians Stephen Maing (2018’s Crime + Punishment) and Brett Story (2019’s The Hottest August) have wielded different observational filmmaking approaches to explore social and political issues in the United States, from the possibility of police reform to the psychogeography of the carceral state.
Seeking Mavis Beacon follows two fabulously charming e-girl detectives: director Jazmin Renée Jones and associate producer Olivia McKayla Ross, as
A revelatory portrait of psychics and their clients, Lana Wilson’s Look Into My Eyes is also an unexpectedly poignant love letter to the myriad artists and performers that fake it till they make it in NYC—as well as to the city itself. A few days prior to the film’s January 22 premiere at Sundance, Documentary was fortunate to catch up with the director.
As a clueless American not previously aware that “Gross National Happiness” is a measurable index in the Himalayan country of Bhutan, I did a double