The Best Documentaries of 2010 | 13 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.
The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
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.
'The Oath': American Intelligence Gets it Wrong | 26 Oct 2010 // 5:00 PM
With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".
'The Oath' Is a Stellar Documentary and a Perfect 10 | 21 May 2010 // 12:01 AM
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.
'The Oath' Re-airs on PBS' POV 16 August | 15 Aug 2011 // 11:59 PM
Driving a taxi in Sana'a, Yemen's capital, Abu Jandal says the job lets him "go out and mingle with people," and as often as he