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Sunday, January 2 2011

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010

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.


Reviews

Tuesday, October 26 2010

'The Oath': American Intelligence Gets it Wrong

With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".


Monday, September 20 2010

'POV: The Oath': We Need Every Last Muslim

Laura Poitras' superb documentary, The Oath, follows Abu Jandal, but doesn't quite figure him out.


Friday, May 21 2010

'The Oath' Is a Stellar Documentary and a Perfect 10

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

My Country, My Country (2006)

Though the elections were over in January 2005, My Country exposes tensions that remain raw, if ever shifting.


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