Correspondent Lauren Wissot reports on a series of provocative testimonies to race, power, and culture at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.
The European far right is resurgent, and Holland’s Geert Wilders is the politician who just won’t quit.
Opioids are a subject of controversy in the US, and ‘Dr. Feelgood’ delves into the issue. We talked with the director about her experiences on the film and her thoughts on the pharmaceutical industry.
Film columnist Lauren Wissot talks to Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser about their latest project, Command and Control, which chronicles a horrific nuclear near miss.
The mystery of JT LeRoy is an enduring puzzle, but were fans tricked, or subjected to an experimental art piece?
The porn industry is a big place, and pioneers like Angie Rowntree are carving out a space of their own.
I first encountered the work of Eddie Kim and his EK Theater — comprised of students from the Pierrepont School in Westport, CT — over half a decade ago at The Brick Theater in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Until then I’d never heard of, much less conceptualized, what Kim has christened Machinima Theater (or “video game puppetry,” …
Lauren Wissot reviews some of the tantalizing offerings at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2016, including Hooligan Sparrow and Ovarian Psycos.
Lauren Wissot interviews Maybe Burke and MJ Kaufman about the Trans Theatre Festival, which features a stellar lineup of programming from trans artists and creators.
Lauren Wissot interviews Danish director Andreas Koefoed on his latest film: At Home in the World, premiering at Hot Docs in Toronto this month.