MEDIA: Roger Ailes transformed America with Fox News. A born bully.
Miki Dezaki set out to understand why a network of powerful people find it so important to shut up the women who demand justice for the sexual labour they were coerced into during WWII.
PROSTITUTE: The short documentary Rita is the story of an old-school prostitute in Athens at the crossroads of her career.
The term «populism» is so broad as to be basically meaningless. It can conjure the spectres of fascism, authoritarianism, nativism, racism, xenophobia, misogyny, homophobia and all the other bêtes noires of modern liberal democracy. And what about the documentaries on the populism?
Between the two recent films depicting the Utøya massacre, Reconstructing Utøya is the one that succeeds.
Laila at the Bridge takes the viewer on a harrowing journey to Kabul’s dark underpass, following a woman who attempts to save as many drug addicts as she can.
The documentary Under the Wire provides a first hand account of what really transpired during the early days of the war in Syria during the siege of Homs and the attack that killed war correspondent Marie Colvin.
In Beirut, one man creates a puzzle of the city’s past in order to tell some painful stories left untold but not forgotten.
If you are prone to dismiss warnings about environmental destruction as exaggerations, you might as well stop reading right away.
The power of science versus the power of television in the attempt to save the pink river dolphin.
Cinema Futures is both a poetic farewell to a disappearing medium and a complex analysis of the mixed aspects of digital revolution.
A new year, new opportunities. 17 years ago, Charlotte Horton left the UK for Italy, where she’s devoted her time to restoring Potentino castle. We meet to discuss the ecological attitude to life, local traditions, democracy and micro-politics.
It is hard to tell if the archival documentary African Mirror is a rehabilitation of a colonial mind, a critique of colonialism or a piece of essayistic nostalgia over the colonial gaze. Probably it is a mix, and as such, nothing new.
While US Democrats, Republicans and the President bicker over a border wall, Chèche Lavi shows what whimsical policy measures mean to real people.
The new documentary Spaces of Exception draws parallels between the experiences of oppression and resistance in Native American reservations and Palestinian refugee camps.
But Now is Perfect tells the story of how a small local village in the south of Italy opened up their community and welcomed refugees seeking a better future in Europe. But it is also a story about loss and tragedy.
WAR REPORTER: Marie Colvin covered all the main conflicts of our time, always with the same aim: not only to bear witness, but to bring action.