Dope is Death is a startling indictment of the American justice system and society at large. Superbly told, it's necessary viewing.
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Heartbreaking and elegiac, ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA is a majestic mosaic of life in a doomed world that should not be missed.
DocPoint 2021 has arrived! Here is my selection of 15 films you really shouldn't miss this year.
MAXIMUM HALLOWEEN is before us once again, as Night Visions delivers 26 awesome films for our entertainment. Here are five you really shouldn't miss!
Tender and kind, melancholy and optimistic, Kelly Reichardt's FIRST COW is a grand fable about beginnings and ends.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Chloé Zhao's NOMADLAND, Frances McDormand delivers a powerful and nuanced portrait of grief against a backdrop of a failing society.
Hysterically funny and deeply disturbing, the first film by comedy power duo Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe is a masterclass in satire.
Shalini Kantayya's eloquent and important documentary sheds light on the inherently biased world of technology and the people fighting to change it.
Harrowing and unbearably bleak, WELCOME TO CHECHNYA is a vitally important documentary about an issue that needs addressing right now.
I interviewed filmmaker Justin McConnell on his documentary CLAPBOARD JUNGLE and how to survive indie filmmaking today.