The Final Year is a fascinating documentary by Greg Barker that’s almost Shakespearean in the rise and fall of its central characters, Barack Obama…Read More
Frederick Wiseman’s compelling and comprehensive documentary reveals the behind-the-scenes work of a monumental American institution, the New York Public Library.
Michael Caine cruises serenely through a presenting stint for My Generation, a stylish Rolls-Royce of documentaries, with his personal insider’s take on London in…Read More
Tony Zierra’s Filmworker approaches Stanley Kubrick from the perspective of his assistant and close friend, Leon Vitali, in a well-informed and satisfyingly impartial talking-heads doc.
To coincide with a major show at London’s National Gallery, Michelangelo: Love and Death, the latest offering from Exhibition on Screen, retraces the genius of the Florentine master.
Clever use of previously unseen archive footage and original letters brings to life the extraordinary story of a forgotten female Lawrence of Arabia in fascinating biopic Letters from Baghdad.
Subtle, beautifully shot documentary about the residents of a small town in the middle of nowhere, so remote that it barely exists.
A portrait of the artist as a revolutionary thinker, Andres Veiel’s documentary Beuys is a simple but elegant and educational bio-doc.
Young black political activism and idealism in London is revealed in Generation Revolution, a powerful documentary by first-time directors Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless.Read More
The life and times of Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene, Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman’s Sembene! packs a powerful punch.
Sour Grapes is a highly entertaining documentary by Reuben Atlas and Jerry Rothwell that turns the inside story of a US wine counterfeiting scam…Read More
Exposing the writer behind the notorious pseudonym, Jeff Feuerzeig’s Author: The JT LeRoy Story provides a documentary cross-examination.
Maverick politician George Galloway’s The Killing$ of Tony Blair is everything you would expect of an opinionated character assassination of a highly criticised former…Read More
George Amponsah’s powerful and moving documentary The Hard Stop shows how society is still failing black youths five years the riots following Mark Duggan’s…Read More