Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
Filmmaker-provocateur Michael Moore hasn’t lost his bite, and his latest big-screen outing deserves a close look.
Just in time for the 2018 midterms, the filmmaker’s self-selecting audiences are treated to another serving of his docu-tainment, which makes some strong points—but too many leaps.
With a timely perspective and candid interviews with figures on both sides of the debate, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s new documentary explores the transformation of a medical procedure into a wedge issue.
Historically questionable aspects of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's celebrated series raise issues about the renowned documentarians’ responsibility to the public.
Based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan, the new movie represents Hollywood’s first all-Asian cast and creative team in 25 years.
Award-winning critic and historian Carrie Rickey debunks the most common rationalizations for women's underrepresentation behind the camera.
The “Do the Right Thing” Oscar nominee is in play again this awards season with a refreshing, in-your-face look at racism.
The Danish actor found her way into the most challenging role of her career by finding the spirit of the story instead of trying to become something she wasn't.