Sunday, January 2 2011
PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.
Tuesday, October 26 2010
With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".
Monday, September 20 2010
Laura Poitras' superb documentary, The Oath, follows Abu Jandal, but doesn't quite figure him out.
Thursday, May 20 2010
Abu Jandal's multiple lives seem as difficult to juggle as others'. Gauging responses and reading contexts, he is, as The Oath presents him, in process.
Monday, December 4 2006
Though the elections were over in January 2005, My Country exposes tensions that remain raw, if ever shifting.