As much as films like "Capturing the Friedmans" and "Stories We Tell" have taught us to expect the unexpected when it comes to family portraiture on film, viewers may still find themselves taken…
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Talal Derki's "Return to Homs" represents a remarkable achievement in immersive conflict-zone filmmaking.
Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon deliver an achingly reflective look at the life of a man struggling with ALS.
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Lara Zizic and David Turner's engrossing documentary lays out the case against Southern Baptist pastor Pat Robertson.
HONG KONG – Documentary, "Kiss The Water" by Eric Steel has landed a sales agent in Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. "Water" documents the life of Scottish woman Megan Boyd, whose…
A basically constructed but rivetingly researched examination of the global fight for affordable antiretroviral therapy against Western pharamaceutical companies, whose restrictive patent laws amount…
Three families from the decimated Chinese city of Beichuan who lost loved ones in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake struggle to cope with more than just the emotional aftermath in Zhao Qi's absorbing docu…
The 25th annual International Documentary Festival Amsterdam wrapped Sunday, with organizers estimating a record 200,000 admissions and a net box office of Euros 1million after 12 days of action at…
The first of four feature docus (under the banner title "Tales of West Street") about an old neighborhood on the verge of gentrification in Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, "The Vanishing Spring Light"…
''Planet of Snails,'' South Korean helmer Seung-Jun Yi's feature docu about the daily life and love of a deaf and blind man, has won the VPRO IDFA award for best feature at the 24th annual…
San Sebastian standout "Black Bread" and Rome fest winner "I Want to Be a Soldier" both feature at the Catalan Screenings in Paris.