Recent protests have finally ousted longstanding local monuments to Rizzo. The 1978 documentary Amateur Night at City Hall draws out a history of resistance to his brand of white authoritarianism.
Abbas Fahdel’s documentary Bitter Bread turns a compassionate eye on the hardscrabble lives of migrants in Lebanon.
Kazuhiro Sôda, whose films are now streaming on OVID, is a key contemporary maker of observational cinema — a stripped-down aesthetic that immerses the viewer in the action unfolding onscreen.
Almost four years after her death, My Mother Laughs, the last book by the pioneering director, has been translated into English.
A new book chronicles the decade-long run of Weirdo, an oddball magazine founded by the comix world’s enfant terrible.
Richard Mosse’s video installation Incoming gives migrants anonymity while emphasizing their humanity.
It’s a blow to both the art and film worlds that there will be no more work from this tireless artist.
Khalik Allah’s Black Mother looks at maternity as a symbol, using it to understand various subjects in Jamaica.
For his debut film, Minute Bodies, musician turned director Stuart A. Staples has chosen to highlight an all but unknown British documentarian and naturalist.
At the Museum of the Moving Image’s First Look festival, audiences will get to see different sides of Sergei Loznitsa, who examines the past, the present, and where they intersect.
Marker’s The Owl’s Legacy presents a complex portrait of Ancient Greece in 13 episodes that revolve around single words.
Godard’s most recent film uses jagged visual and sonic cuts to connect to world and cinematic history.