In the fascinating documentary A Good Day To Die, Hoka Hey, Harold Monfils examines what drives award-winning photojournalist Jason Howe to risk his life in war zones.
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.
Filmed in French, German and English, Raoul Peck’s Le jeune Karl Marx is an erudite rendition of Marx’s journey to Das Kapital.
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
Documenting the fall of New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s Weiner holds all the trumps.
Focusing on the refugee crisis, the 66th Berlin Film Festival awards Gianfranco Rosi’s Fuocoammare the Golden Bear and underscores the importance of standing together.Read More
With fake marriage markets and illegal babies, Sophia Luvara’s intimate documentary Inside The Chinese Closet reveals gay men and women shouldering their parents’ burden.