The “Do the Right Thing” Oscar nominee is in play again this awards season with a refreshing, in-your-face look at racism.
Her latest documentary looks at the pathology of greed and fame. “I thought the financial crash was going to teach us," she says. "And yet a lot of people went right back to living the same way as they had before.”
Boots Riley’s promising film debut takes on casual and institutional racism, corporate greed, class subjugation and coarsening public discourse.
Hers-and-his documentaries are the surprise art-house hits of the summer. It’s as if they were designed to mend our frayed social fabric.
The new Netflix documentary chronicles an American icon's journey from self-serving prosecutor to social justice crusader.
Filmmaker Jed Rothstein and activist Dan David explore an epidemic of unchecked financial fraud.
Ava DuVernay’s film based on the Madeleine L’Engle novel might be described as "The Wizard of Oz" with physics.
Filmmaker Raoul Peck struggles to find tension in his look at the communist founder’s salad days.