Documentaries about xenophobia, Black gospel music, and hazing are trenchant explorations of social issues in the South.
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.
The exhibition Porno Chic to Sex Positivity at the Museum of Sex traces how once-verboten depictions of sex became gradually acceptable in pop culture.
William Klein: YES, a career retrospective at the International Center of Photography, is good for aficionados and neophytes alike.
As the Uru-eu-wau-wau face continued incursion by Brazilian farmers, they take an active role in this documentary about them.
Arriving amid increased anti-Asian racism and continuing discourse about the inhumanity of its prison system, this documentary is a strong historical gut punch.
Playing at several film festivals this late summer, Ana Vaz’s It Is Night in America asks the viewer to take on unusual perspectives.
At first, simply watching people read In Search of Lost Time might seem dull; by the end, you’ll be itching to read or reread it yourself.
This year’s program celebrates the resilience and joy in worldwide struggles against erasure and confinement.
Isabel Castro’s Mija follows two daughters of immigrants breaking into the music business.
For years, Eye Filmmuseum’s Jan Bot has turned film fragments into digital experimental shorts. Now, with the project ending, those shorts will be archived via NFT.
The documentary has impressive access to contemporary art world figures, but comes up with no good solutions for the many problems it discusses.