Documentary

Film

The Kids of China's 80s One-Child Policy Still Feel Its Pain

‘One Child Nation’, a new film by director Nanfu Wang, explores the ongoing impact of decades-long population control.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.12.19
Film

How Young Love Fuelled Leonard Cohen for a Lifetime

We spoke to Nick Broomfield about his new documentary, 'Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love'.
Joseph Walsh
7.22.19
Documentary

Werner Herzog's New Film Is About an Old, Dead Friend

"When he came to see my new film at the time, the first thing he said was: 'Werner, I'm dying.' I said, 'Yes I can see that.'"
Daniel Dylan Wray
6.21.19
Film

The Real Story of Wu-Tang Clan's 25-Year Career Is Finally Being Told

In Showtime's docuseries 'Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men' we learn what made one of rap's most important groups nuthing ta fuck wit.
Alex Zaragoza
5.12.19
scams

The Email Scammers Who Use Voodoo to Fleece Their Victims

We spoke to director Ben Asamoah about his new documentary, 'Sakawa'.
Daniel Dylan Wray
5.5.19
Culture

'The Inventor' Doesn't Bring Anything New to Elizabeth Holmes's Story

Theranos profited off telling a juicy scammer tale. That story is still profitable, because we can't stop telling it.
Nicole Clark
3.20.19
lgbtqia

A Photographer Captured Intimate Portraits of a Trans Woman on the Brink of Transition

Mumbai-based Ajatshatru Singh’s series is an intimate exploration of Parineeta and her journey of gender reassignment.
Pallavi Pundir
2.19.19
Film

Satanists Are the Heroes of a New Sundance Documentary

In 'Hail Satan?', filmmaker Penny Lane highlights The Satanic Temple's journey from trolling activists to an international religious movement.
Justin Caffier
2.10.19
Noisey News

Director Stands By Film Detailing Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Allegations

‘Leaving Neverland’ premiered at Sundance this week detailing new allegations against Michael Jackson. The singer’s estate is calling it “tabloid character assassination.”
Kristin Corry
1.29.19
Internet Exploring

This Bootleg Netflix Drake Documentary Is The Purest Form of Agony

'Drake: Rewriting the Rules' is a new entry in a line of garbage, basic documentaries about Drake without Drake.
Noisey Staff
1.22.19
Film

Inside the Making of the New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything – in my opinion – was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be The Guy."
Niloufar Haidari
1.17.19
Hip-Hop

The Rise of Street Rap in India

Gully rap's growth in Mumbai, and its subsequent spread across India, is captured in VICE India’s first documentary 'Kya Bolta Bantai'
VICE India Staff
1.17.19
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