A tender portrait of working class mothers, Through the Night makes plain the need to shift public dialogue on how caregivers are regarded.
Camden International Film Festival
In Maine, a Space to Spur Change in Documentary
The Camden International Film Festival chose “Power and Story” as the theme of its 15th edition.
What Happened When a Filmmaker Asked Black Women Whether They Feel Safe
Hyperallergic talks to artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary about her award-winning short The Giverny Document and negotiating power in film.
These Virtual Reality Films Are Blazing a New Trail in Storytelling and Art
Strap on a headset and find yourself on a flooding island halfway around the world or in the body of a Homeland Security interrogator.
Jill Magid’s Epic Quest to Unlock Luis Barragán’s Archives Is Now a Movie
The Proposal chronicles the artist’s attempts at accessing the architect’s archives, which famously involved exhuming some of his ashes.
A Movie Uncovers Unpublished Letters Written to Ms. Magazine in the 1970s
Yours in Sisterhood has people reading the letters aloud, musing on feminism now versus in the 1970s.
A Véritéble Weekend of Cinéma: A Film Festival in Maine
It is not surprising that the art crowd is at home on Maine’s coastline, where Hartley and Homer filled their canvases with crashing tides, and where Longfellow filled his mind’s chalice with classic verse, but I am compelled to wonder about what (if any) Maine connection has been forged by the documentary arts?