The Best Independent / International Films of 2012 | 21 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.
Yes, But Is It Art? 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' | 16 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
China's leading dissident artist gets the royal treatment. But does he deserve it?
The Artist Is at Risk in 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' | 30 Jul 2012 // 10:20 PM
Ai Weiwei is helping us change how we think about society and politics, with the help of today’s technology. Thus, he -- and we -- can imagine the end of suppression. Still, this film reminds you, we've a long way to go.
'Girl Model' Opens Northside Film Festival, Beginning 18 June | 18 Jun 2012 // 4:30 AM
The Northside Festival in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, beginning on 18 June, features fiction films, music, and art -- as well as a number of terrific documentaries.