Queering the Script is an enlightening documentary that shines a much needed spotlight on queer representation.
Armstrong is an intimate portrait of an extraordinary individual and required viewing for anyone who appreciated Damien Chazelle’s biopic First Man but craved more.
Part baseball history part WWII history. A new documentary explores the life of Moe Berg, a catcher for MLB and a spy for the US during WWII.
You may know about the red scare but do you know about the lavender scare? A new documentary shines a spotlight on the US government’s persecution of LGBT employees.
We Believe in Dinosaurs chronicles the building of the Ark Encounter, a new venture by The Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY and the consequent battle between the creationist and pro-science communities.
A group of friends get together to predict which celebrities will die that year. A new documentary explores how the participants play the game and how they face their own mortality.
Instant Dreams is a moody and atmospheric eulogy to a lost technology: Polaroid.
At the recent SXSW Film Festival, I had the pleasure of chatting with the documentary filmmaker Amy C. Elliott. Her latest film Salvage had its world premiere on opening night. … Continue Reading SXSW Interview: Amy C. Elliott, director of Salvage
Strange Negotiations is a poetic and deeply personal documentary about the loss of faith and the struggle to find oneself.
Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall is a compelling portrait of a difficult man with great talent who made an impact on the careers of the 20th century rock stars we know and love.
Sakawa is a compelling documentary that offers insight into a little-known world of internet scammers of Ghana, Africa.
ESPN documentary about race car driver Janet Guthrie, a marginalized figure in sports history. Her setbacks were so frustrating but her determination is awe-inspiring. A strong female role model for women of all ages.
Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy is a charming documentary that allows its subject’s vibrant personality shine through. It ensures Diana Kennedy’s contributions to preserving Mexican food culture is appreciated for decades to come.
Tread is a compelling and yet overly polished documentary about the 2004 attack on Granby, Colorado.
An intimate portrait of a community in flux and a powerful examination of both wastefulness and resourcefulness. Fascinating!
Documentaries, feature films, movies directed by women, Spanish-language cinema and more. Here are my SXSW Film Festival picks.