Friday, January 14 2011
A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.
Monday, January 3 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, January 11 2011
Filmmaker Thet Sambath's performance is as fascinating as any of his subjects'.
Friday, July 30 2010
Even as he speaks, you see this is impossible. Even as the film records confessions, including Nuon Chea's, the monstrosity of their actions renders words ineffective, ever incomplete.
Friday, June 18 2010
In the astonishing documentary Enemies of the People, Cambodian reporter Thet Sambath seeks answers to the question that has shaped his life: "why the killing happened."
Tuesday, February 28 2012
Late last year, Nuon Chea, better known as Brother Number 2, was charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, in a UN-based court…
Tuesday, July 12 2011
Structured as a series of memories and gaps, repressions and excavations, Thet Sambath and Rob Lemkin's Enemies of the People tells the story of the…