Veteran documentarian Brendan J. Bryne's feature does an excellent job contextualizing this famous chapter for viewers not already steeped in modern Irish history.
"The Last Laugh" asks the non-musical question—well, unless you're talking about "The Producers"—"Can Nazis and the Final Solution ever be funny? Should [ital] they be joked about?"
Stranger than fiction, this prankishly entertaining documentary is well-suited for people who think they don't like documentaries.
As much like a Guy Maddin movie as an anthropological dig, with a goldmine of archival materials complemented by beautiful animated sequences.
Even-keeled in execution but highly eventful in content, this clever social satire has accrued numerous prizes on the fest circuit
A surprisingly sober entry in the Tribeca Fest's midnight section, and even more surprising winner of its audience award for narrative features.
This Tribeca audience award winner follows convicts released after reform of the 1994 California "Three Strikes" law that saw thousands given virtual life sentences for frequently petty crimes.
Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer's engrossing, well-crafted docu could parlay its attention-grabbing subject beyond the fest circuit into niche theatrical and broadcast exposure.
A portrait of artist Chris Burden that's complex, somewhat mysterious, but ultimately quite winning.
The high-energy silliness of this cartoonish conceptual punk band's stage act becomes a contrast to offstage drama as the group's ongoing existence is threatened by personnel departures.
This insinuatingly low-key tale is an ostensible mystery whose investigation (let alone resolution) takes a back seat to the revealing eccentricities of characters and communities encountered en…