The newest feature from Leos Carax, a tempestuous romance between Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard, is gleefully strange and metafictional.
Inside The Viewing Booth, an Israel Supporter Reacts to Videos of the Occupation
Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’s documentary studies in real time how people rationalize and interpret the media they encounter.
How the Myth of Barack Obama Overtook the Man (and the Politician)
A new HBO film introduces a level of nuance to its depiction of the president that’s been sorely lacking in most portrayals.
Looking Back at the Misbegotten Woodstock ’99 Music Festival
The HBO documentary Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage views the event not just as one fiasco, but as an allegory for the Y2K era.
How Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Handles the Pressure of Competition
Garrett Bradley’s Netflix docuseries explores the tennis star as a vessel for other people’s love and aspirations.
Experimental Animation Gems by Suzan Pitt, Walerian Borowczyk, and More
Here are some cartoons outside the mainstream, from a mischievously psychosexual short to an allegory for post-WWII Europe.
The Story of La Veneno, Spain’s Badass Trans Superstar
The HBO Max series Veneno embraces all of the media personality’s colorful life, including the messier parts.
The Forgotten “Black Woodstock” of 1969
Summer of Soul, Questlove’s directorial debut, seeks to resurrect the memory of the Harlem Cultural Festival, a vital touchstone of Black music.
The Double-Crosses Don’t Stop Coming in the Noir Throwback No Sudden Move
Set in 1954 Detroit, Steven Soderbergh’s latest caper flick critiques capitalism and institutional racism as effortlessly as it piles on the twists.
At Third Horizon Film Festival, Caribbean Films Reflect on Layered Pasts, Presents, and Futures
Returning virtually this year, the annual Caribbean film festival offers a slate of rewarding films that revel in the intricacies of the region and its diaspora.
Jump in the Ring With These Wrestling Films
Explore lucha libre, Hollywood transformation stories, and more within the strange, compelling world of professional wrestling.
Three Playful, Inventive Films Streaming as Part of Made in LA
Through June 30, you can screen films by Alima Lee, Fox Maxy, and Maia Ruth Lee.