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A report on the 14th annual Docaviv, the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival
In the midst of what seems to be endless global turmoil, it’s not surprising that the film program for this year’s Visions du Réel’s was on the sober
Moroccan filmmaker Asmae El Moudir (2020’s The Postcard ) grew up in a world in which images were forbidden. She had no childhood photos (save for one
We first meet our protagonists seated together on a brightly lit set, their figures visible in the gap between a pair of dark curtains. Two hands come
Amidst the ongoing genocide in Gaza, one of the IDFA’s most high-profile Palestinian films, Mohamed Jabaly’s Life Is Beautiful documents roughly seven
Featuring a strong relationship to essayistic, nonfiction filmmaking and artists’ moving images, the Open City Documentary Festival has carved a
Essential Doc Reads is our curated selection of recent features and important news items about the documentary form and its processes, from around the
August 15, 2021 marked the Taliban’s capture of the Afghan capital of Kabul, culminating a shockingly swift offensive that began in May. The Taliban
What is the responsibility of programmers when it comes to discerning whether a film deserves the platform and profile of a major festival? In a
Documentary filmmakers have been raising alarm bells about this year’s Sundance competition documentary Jihad Rehab for over a year, claiming it