The Paul Rudd-narrated documentary series Tiny World takes an up-close look at Earth’s most diminutive denizens.
A Daunting Survey of the Global Housing Crisis
The documentary Push follows a UN official as she investigates the financialization of housing.
Fargo’s TV Adaptation Is a Folksy, Homespun Tale of Murder and Mayhem
The series has returned for a fourth season of pitch-black humor and quirky characters.
Using Strange Humor to Grapple With Loss
Jan Oxenberg grapples with the loss of her grandmother in Thank You and Good Night, a film that’s fallen into obscurity since 1991 but is now available to stream.
A Tribute to Latasha Harlins From Those Who Knew Her Best
A Love Song for Latasha is a “spiritual archive” of who Harlins was in life, rather than focusing on the circumstances of her death.
A Parade of Cakes Fit for Versailles
Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles is a look behind the scenes at the Met as an international team of chefs prepare an elaborate feast.
What Does Obama and Reagan’s Official Photographer Think About Trump?
In The Way I See It, former White House photographer Pete Souza recalls his time following two different presidents.
The Heartwarming Tale of a Man Who Befriended an Octopus
In My Octopus Teacher, filmmaker Craig Foster documents his unusual relationship with an octopus he met while freediving.
The Hostility of Gentrification in Black DC Neighborhoods
Residue, Merawi Gerima’s debut feature, depicts the impact of gentrification in an almost impressionistic, oblique way.
A Comedic Look at How Capitalism Has Warped Chinese History and Culture
In Jia Zhangke’s short film The Hedonists, finally available to stream, laid-off miners become theme park reenactors.
A Rom-Com Miniseries Made Entirely in Quarantine
Love in the Time of Corona is striking for looking like a normal production despite its constraints.
An Oscar-winning Director Sets Her Sights on the Failed US Hostage Rescue in Iran
Barbara Kopple’s Desert One chronicles the disastrous events of Operation Eagle Claw in 1980.