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Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
The Toronto International Film Festival® documentary program reveals its lineup of 25 non-fiction works, including 18 World Premieres with representation from 18 countries. The films cover many high-profile figures, both famous and infamous—including Truman Capote, Merce Cunningham, Ron Howard,...
Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017
SHOOT Directors/Producers Forum Features Insights From DGA Award Winners Barbara Kopple, Derek Cianfrance
SHOOT’s afternoon Directors/Producers Forum and evening New Directors Showcase, both held at the DGA Theatre in NYC on Thursday, May 25, offered a wide range of insights and observations, as well as substantive exposure for up-and-coming filmmaking talent.
Among the highlights...
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
If you're looking for the most vibrant corner of the Oscars, look no further than that once musty and staid category: best documentary feature.
Nowhere else do you find such a variety of form, of perspective and of storytelling. While Hollywood has in recent years been busy turning into a...
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
The inspiration for director Otto Bell’s first feature documentary came in the form of a photo essay from still lenser Asher Svidensky that appeared on the BBC website and included shots of Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Kazakh girl living in Mongolia and aspiring to be an eagle hunter. This...
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015
The Toronto International Film Festival’s 2015 documentary program presents a lineup that includes revelatory looks at celebrated performers like Yo-Yo Ma, Arcade Fire and Sharon Jones; fresh global perspectives on Ukraine, Haiti, China, and the Middle East; films...
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Mariel Hemingway says she has left the bad kind of crazy behind, and all that's left is good crazy.
Hemingway came to the Sundance Film Festival for the documentary "Running from Crazy," which chronicles the family history of mental illness that led to the suicides of seven relatives...