Patricio Guzmán combines reflection on the past, observation of the present, and hope for the future into an expansive vision of all the ideas he’s explored in his work.
With Moonage Daydream, director Brett Morgen sought to let Bowie’s music and philosophy hit in a whole new way, immersing audiences in an IMAX experience.
Although Latinos represent 18.7% of the United States’s population as of the 2020 census, only 3.1% of lead roles in television shows feature them.
Courtney Stephens’s documentary on women’s travels from the 1920s to ’50s presents not just personal glimpses into daily life a century ago but also documents of colonialism.
Documentaries about xenophobia, Black gospel music, and hazing are trenchant explorations of social issues in the South.
Director José María Cabral’s intention to bring a horrific history front and center is much needed for a massacre that remains a footnote in Dominican society.
His detailed images of microscopic aquatic creatures suggest a version of Surrealism’s dream realities.
From her personal writings, along with fragments of her work and recollections of friends and family, Loving Highsmith constructs a view of the author that is more intimate than most.
The director’s six-decade career was an ever-adapting project to examine cinema’s relationship to the other arts and its inherent aesthetic and moral responsibilities.
Laura Poitras’s All the Beauty and the Bloodshed follows Goldin’s fight against the Sacklers’ attempts to artwash their reputations as chief architects of the opioid epidemic in the United States.
With its recent 4k restoration, Daisies endures as a New Wave masterpiece and hyper-feminine smorgasbord of sensory pleasure.
Alternating between charmingly and cringingly unfashionable, George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing defies some orientalist tropes while falling prey to others.