Thursday, May 10 2007
As revealed repeatedly, variously, and hauntingly in 51 Birch Street, marriage is a different struggle every day.
Monday, April 30 2007
Thursday, April 26 2007
Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's extraordinary documentary, The Trials of Darryl Hunt, which premieres on HBO tonight, traces the case that divided Winston-Salem for 20 years.
Monday, April 16 2007
America at a Crossroads offers a range of films -- smart, tough, perceptive, and sad, sometimes uneven and often quite brilliant.
Thursday, March 29 2007
With a new documentary and the aid of System of a Down, Garapedian tries to get the world talking about genocide.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
While the movie has been termed a "docudrama" for its mix of reenactments, interviews, and archival news footage, it is not nearly so easy or easygoing about "truth" as such a label suggests. The film's complex form corresponds to its story, in the sense that "truth" is precisely what troubles it.
Thursday, November 30 2006
A meditation on chaos and coping, the documentary keeps its focus intently on Iraqis.
Sunday, November 19 2006
Still, and to their credit, the Chicks will not shut up.
Thursday, July 28 2005
Director Hayder Mousa Daffar had a dream, to make a documentary about his Iraq. Not, he says, the Iraq that he sees 'on the internet, on the news... bombs and explosions', but a country where people lived, and survived, and aspired for more.