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Thursday, January 13 2011

The Best Documentaries of 2010

A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.


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".


Thursday, May 20 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.


Blogs

Monday, August 15 2011

'The Oath' Re-airs on PBS' POV 16 August

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


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