A fond look back at a groundbreaking media celebrity and man of letters, "Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself" is an entertaining profile of the self-avowed participatory journalist and his…
"They scared the shit out of the powers-that-be," someone says in "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists," and that gleeful sense of anarchic revolution is at the heart of this insurrectionist…
A collective of Maine dairymen form a start-up to get their milk into local shops, but find peace and prosperity elusive in lyrically rendered agribusiness docu "Betting the Farm."
"Ann Richards' Texas," as was the late housewife/activist turned outspoken Democratic state governor, is by turns feisty, fiery, funny and determined to be outrageous.
Ross McElwee continues his Socratic mandate of living a fully examined life with the assured and insightful "Photographic Memory," in which the inevitable sojourn into his past once again helps him…
Adding to an oeuvre already noteworthy for its formidable scope, Czech documaker Helena Trestikova unveils perhaps her most ambitious longform documentary to date, "Private Universe." The latest of…
At once admirably focused and side-splittingly funny, "The Final Member" charts the efforts of the curator of the only museum in the world dedicated to mammalian penises to obtain one last sample.
Following their eye-catching and dreamlike SXSW-winning 2009 debut, "45365," visionary siblings Bill Ross IV and Turner Ross return with a similarly provocative fusion of documentary and dramatic…
Doc overcomes the listless narration of Bulgarian-born photographer-journalist-activist-helmer Mimi Chakarova to indefatigably follow the harrowing path of human sex trafficking.
Another bittersweet tale of a talented musician gone too soon, "Better Than Something: Jay Reatard" offers an uncommonly intimate portrait of the prolific garage-punk phenom who died of a…
The absorbing and provocative docu deploys some 10 videotaped hours of intense and often bizarre interrogation footage to document a seemingly routine police investigation spinning absurdly out of…
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