A host of documentaries exemplify ND/NF’s unconventional programming philosophy.
They Managed to Mess Up an Art Heist Movie
There must be a lesson in Vasilis Katsoupis’s film Inside about the vacuousness of the art market or the claustrophobia of exhibition spaces — I just don’t care.
MTV’s The Exhibit Is Back With an Inflatable Dolphin
Episode four, in which artists tackled themes of justice and injustice, was the most lifeless of the reality TV show so far.
MTV’s The Exhibit Needs a Cutthroat Judge
In episode three, the artists created works about the pandemic and bonded with each other, which is cute but doesn’t really make for good TV.
Cauleen Smith’s Drylongso Depicts a Bygone Oakland
Smith’s 1998 film exudes the DIY charm of a low-budget, first-time feature while keenly depicting the complexities of both race- and gender-related inequalities.
What Salamanders Tell Us About Our Future on Earth
A Common Sequence muses on the different ways that humans assess, categorize, understand, and often exploit the natural world.
Seeing Brooklyn Through Su Friedrich’s Lens
Today, screening in Manhattan in a partial retrospective of the queer filmmaker’s work, challenges us to look at what’s right in front of us.
Where Were South Asian Dancers in the Oscars’ “Best Song” Performance?
The ceremony’s rendition of the Indian Telugu-language song “Naatu Naatu” is indicative of under-representation across the industry, critics say.
Achingly Intimate Doc About Ukrainian Orphans Insists on Hope
A House Made of Splinters bears witness not only to children’s ongoing trauma, but to their enduring ability to seek out and sustain their own support networks.
Miami Film Festival Reveals South Florida’s Cinema Crisis
The art-house movie theaters that long served as the festival’s screening venues now face extinction.
Colorado Filmmakers Shine at Boulder International Film Festival
For its 2023 season, BIFF showed a total of 67 films, including an impressive 13 films by Colorado natives and four features from Sundance.
Artists Tackle Social Media in Another Meh Episode of The Exhibit
Also, one contestant attempted three oil paintings in seven hours. It went as well as you can imagine.