When a documentarian is an outsider, does that strengthen or weaken their storytelling?
Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press just hit Netflix, and it’s a timely cautionary tale about press freedoms and editorial independence.
Through original footage, documentarians cast a fresh look at the Reagan presidency, providing an intimate look at one of the most mythologised presidencies in history.
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?
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 Danish director Andreas Koefoed on his latest film: At Home in the World, premiering at Hot Docs in Toronto this month.
Film writer Mark Farnsworth discusses the documentary ‘Hitchcock/Truffaut’ and the legacies of these two giants of cinema.
A Space Program, directed by Van Neistat, documents the construction of the Tom Sachs installation Space Program 2.0: MARS, displayed at the Park Avenue Armory in 2012. Lauren Wissot talks to the director about his working relationship with Sachs, art, and propaganda.
Making its North American debut in the Metropolis section at DOC NYC, Thomas Wirthensohn’s beautifully crafted “Homme Less” follows the quintessentially eccentric New Yorker Mark Reay. At 52, the still dashing and debonair, former international model now strives to make a living as a fashion photographer and bit actor (the “Men in Black” franchise is …