These films illustrate both the undeniable threat of white supremacist capitalist patriarchy and the incomparable strength of Blackness.
The landscape of cinema has changed immeasurably in just 10 years. These 25 picks show how.
The 2010s were a seismic time for nonfiction filmmaking. Director Robert Greene considers how the craft has evolved, and continues to evolve.
We Can’t Even: Millennials on Film, a series of films at BAM about, by, and for millennials, is a rebuttal to the narratives that dominate the discourse around a generation’s priorities and perspectives.
The research group looks into the potential use of Sierra Bullets-manufactured bullets in Gaza, which prompted a response from the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights.
Laura Poitras is an excellent filmmaker.
Citizenfour director Laura Poitras has filed a lawsuit against the US federal government for “Kafkaesque harassment” she says she’s endured in airports and border crossings because of her work.
BERLIN — A spirit of “fearlessness and fuck-you” drove NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to make his identity public, explains reporter Glenn Greenwald in Laura Poitras’s documentary, Citizenfour.
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras’s documentary about Edward Snowden, premiered to a sold-out audience at the New York Film Festival on October 10.
Julian Oliver and Danja Vasiliev, two artists participating in Berlin’s Transmediale 2014 (January 29–February 2), had an artwork summarily disabled at the festival last month because the piece uses the same technology as the National Security Agency (NSA) to hijack cell phone information.