While We Watched, now screening in NYC, follows journalist Ravish Kumar, whose critical but risky reporting counters India’s conservative party rule.
Chained for Life attacks traditional notions of what’s “normal” or “pleasant.”
The IFC Center is running the largest retrospective to date of Abbas Kiarostami’s work, and its short film program is full of the director’s masterfully rendered trademarks.
Depraved, a soulful indie take on Frankenstein, proves the perennial relevance of Mary Shelley’s monstrous creation.
78/52 is an in-depth look at the background, shooting, and lasting influence of one of film’s legendary horrors.
The new documentary David Lynch: The Art Life is an engrossing account of the artist’s early life, from childhood to film school.
Takashi Murakami has achieved a level of ubiquity that is unparalleled in the art world.
No Land’s Song, the latest documentary from Iranian filmmaker Ayat Najafi, follows a charismatic central character as she struggles to produce an all-women concert in Iran.
Out of the 55 artists represented at the 2010 Whitney Biennial, 26 were women. While that’s still less than half, it’s certainly better than the days when only one or two members of the “fairer” sex fought to be included. Lynn Hershman Leeson’s new documentary !Women Art Revolution, now playing at IFC Center, compiles interviews spanning 40 years that document the tumultuous battle women artists fought for proper representation in the world of galleries and museums.