Kitty Green’s latest film is as much about societal acceptance of sexual misconduct as it is about the indignities that many workers face in the office, especially younger women.
Susannah Gruder is a writer born and raised in Brooklyn. Her film criticism has been published in Reverse Shot, Bright Wall/Dark Room, MUBI Notebook, and IndieWire. She graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in English, and studied film at the Sorbonne in Paris.
Sundance’s Documentary Shorts Offer Brief but Powerful Glimpses Around the World
The festival’s program is especially robust this year, featuring films about the Hong Kong protests, abortion helpline volunteers, and more.
The Documentary Project That’s Followed the Same Subjects for Over 50 Years
63 Up is the latest installment in the Up series, which has revisited a set of British people every seven years since they were children, tracking their lives and development.
The Artful Amateurism of Home Movies
In MoMA’s first exhibition composed entirely of home movies, visitors are placed into the perspective of these amateur filmmakers, ever so often stumbling upon a choice moment of intimacy.
Grappling With the Final Stages of a Father’s Life
Aneta Bartos seeks to capture the surreal space of memory, blurring real and imagined worlds in order to represent that which is beyond fact or fiction.
Exploring the Isolations of Age, Disability, and Depression in Japan
A trio of documentaries playing at this year’s Japan Cuts festival tackle different facets of social alienation.
How a Great American Fashion Designer Rose and Fell Along with Disco
A documentary tracks the life and work of superstar designer Halston.
Other Music Remembers a Beloved New York Record Store
The new documentary tells the story of the music institution’s life — and death.