The fact-and-fiction-bending documentary Crestone is an offbeat look at friendship and creativity.
Black Art, HBO’s documentary on Black visual artists, unwittingly demonstrates what a community gives up when it strives toward the mainstream.
Metrograph is streaming two shorts by the Senegalese director, as well as Laurence Gavron’s documentary about his process.
“I want us to confront our own biases and all the ways in which we enact power over others,” explained filmmaker Arafat Mazhar of his cautionary tale of technology and intolerance in Pakistan.
A new biopic of Fred Hampton has put the Panthers back in the spotlight. Learn more about them with these documentaries.
Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of Art21’s Haunting the West, a short film about Rakowitz’s artistic efforts to end the marginalization of West Asian art and history.
The HBO true crime miniseries The Lady and the Dale argues that it’s just as important to highlight trans outlaws in addition to role models.
In Lee Isaac Chung’s drama, immigration should be considered through the lens of displacement and diaspora, with its characters exhibiting resilience rather than assimilation.
The World to Come distinguishes itself from the recent spate of historical queer romances with poetic dialogue and a dreamy tone.
Rodney Ascher’s A Glitch in the Matrix surveys people who suspect that the world around us is an illusion.
This year’s virtual edition of the New York African Film Festival includes both experimental gems and several Oscar contenders.
These films explore Yiddish, sign language, and Noam Chomsky’s linguistic theories.