Documentary

  • The Least Bad Option

    Late-term abortions and the forces arrayed for and against them are the subject of a wrenching new documentary, After Tiller, which opens in New York later this month.

  • O Εισπράκτορας Χρεών

    Ο Shaun Smith είναι ένας πρώην τρομοκράτης που προσπαθεί να μπει στον σωστό δρόμο.

  • Julian Assange Isn't WikiLeaks

    With Julian Assange consigned to ambling between his lounge chair and his speaking balcony at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the fight for free information had gone a little quiet until Edward Snowden appeared and shook it all up again. Now, Assange...

  • Once Upon a Time, Brazil Protested with Psychedelic Rock ’n’ Roll

    The Tropicália movement only lasted a couple of years before it was clamped down on by the military. With the introduction of an extreme decree called Institutional Act Number Five, they jailed thousands of people, including leftists, activists, and...

  • The Loneliness of the Village at the End of the World

    Last year, director Sarah Gavron and cinematographer David Katznelson visited Niaqornat, a tiny village in Greenland, and made a documentary centered on the collision between the old and the new, and the residents’ struggle with climate change and...

  • Your Clothes Are Making Indian Cotton Farmers Commit Suicide

    In the same month that 125 Bangladeshi fabric workers died in a factory fire, a film aiming to expose the tragedy of unrestricted globalized fashion called 'Dirty White Gold' reached its fundraising target of $27,000. The film begins by examining the...

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  • Hanging Out with Chicago's Scrap Metal Collectors

    Scrappers suck on the industrial teat of the city and possess a sixth sense for anything metal and shiny. They're a bit like Magneto, except many of them have drug addictions that make them value heroin over their own teeth.

  • Snoop Lion's 'Reincarnated' Documentary Has a New Trailer

    We followed Snoop Dogg when he went to Jamaica last year on a spiritual journey. The full length film is coming out in February, but here's an extended theatrical trailer for now, featuring his latest release "Here Comes the King."

  • Ice Melter: A Q&A with the Makers of 'Chasing Ice'

    While a handful of researchers, scientists and naturalists have all watched enormous glaciers calve off into the oceans, no one seems to have the same intimacy with ice as James Balog and Jeff Orlowski.

  • 'Detropia': Prelude and Prophecy

    In the opening scene of 'Detropia,' a new documentary by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, a house is demolished with an excavator, the bucket crashing through a roof that once provided a family's shelter. A television news correspondent out front...

  • The Death Aquatic

    Louie Psihoyos’ ambitions have escalated, his subject has opened up, and he’s taking consultation left and right from greeny showbiz vets. Needless to say, I was pretty stoked to get on the line with the creator of 'The Cove' and chat about his...

  • The Department of False Prophets Presents: Kumaré

    This film is where total dick behavior and true humanity blurs. So, so many questions.