Monday, September 15 2014
In Last Days in Vietnam, archival footage is both thrilling and heartbreaking, at once emblematic of the broader saga of so many mistakes set against so many heroic efforts.
Monday, September 8 2014
Knowledge of what might happen, a sense of limits and possibilities, make New York firefighters' lives simultaneously extraordinary and essential.
Friday, September 5 2014
Gringo Trails doesn't explore the construction of travelers' desire for an "authentic" experience, but instead focuses on its effects: the global tourism industry.
Friday, August 29 2014
The work of Dr. Susan Robinson forms the focus of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's intelligent, conscientious documentary, After Tiller, premiering on PBS' POV series on September 1.
Wednesday, July 30 2014
There are lessons aplenty about Vietnam in Hearts and Minds—it's a shame we still haven’t learned them.
Thursday, July 17 2014
"The rangers risk their lives every day because of their hope for the park, and the hope that this amazing place promises for Eastern Congo."
Wednesday, July 2 2014
There is nothing hidden about the world of these stories, and Yu Hua’s writing is defined by its plainspoken voice and depiction of quotidian lives.
Tuesday, June 17 2014
This is an excellent, engrossing amalgamation of the history of Bettie Page.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
God Loves Uganda exists to educate and enrage; it paints a clear portrait of good versus evil.
Thursday, December 19 2013
The rare documentary that captures its subjects honestly while revealing the filmmakers' intentions with candor and humor, Le joli mai continues to charm and enlighten a half-century on.