Gunda and Stray reveal how difficult it is not to romanticize the lives of other animals.
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s latest PBS series does a good job of telling the writer’s life story, but doesn’t probe his thornier aspects.
Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts works with the scant available details of the artist’s life to tell his story.
In a Hyperallergic exclusive, Lee muses on the aftermath of the Atlanta spa shootings and how the media imagines Asian Americans.
The new film festival Prismatic Ground has put together a terrific inaugural online slate, featuring Lynne Sachs, Bill Morrison, Fox Maxy, and more.
Friedland’s films conjure a sense of heightened, almost spiritual attunement to a body’s movements.
The underrated streaming platform is the only subscription-based home for these titles.
Darius Marder’s Oscar-nominated film is less about the Deaf community than about the process of losing a sense inextricably tied to one’s identity.
Lesotho’s Oscar submission This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection is a stirring look at resistance to injustice done in the name of “progress.”
The International Federation of Film Archives has devised the Programming Game, an easy way for curators, scholars, and fans to build a streaming series with free databases.
Dara of Jasenovac and Quo Vadis, Aida? take different tacts on filmic representation of war crimes.
With Untitled Pizza Movie, David Shapiro spotlights a slice of NYC life.