No amount of familiarity with whistleblower Edward Snowden and his shocking revelations of the U.S. government's wholesale spying on its own citizens can prepare one for the impact of Laura Poitras'…
As the first trailer for the Edward Snowden documentary “Citizenfour” reveals, there’s nothing more chilling than a real-life thriller. The teaser, which was released on Friday before the film’s…
Laura Poitras's Edward Snowden documentary "Citizenfour" has been added to the line up of the upcoming London Film Festival.
Programmers of the New York Film Festival — known for their tight grip on the fest’s small, highly curated lineup — have added a Main Slate special presentation to the 2014 roster: the world premiere…
Dreyfous will receive the Amicus Award, which has only been presented three other times in the history of the IDA Awards.
A medical disaster movie depicting how a South Korean city becomes ground zero for the H5N1 epidemic, "Flu" delivers a transfusion of harrowing realism, government duplicity and dripping…
The story of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in Alex Gibney's latest.
In "The Law in These Parts," one of Israel's most creative nonfiction filmmakers places judges and attorneys on the cinematic witness stand to explain Israel's contorted 45-year-old military legal…
The International Documentary Association has named the recipients of this year's special awards to be given at a ceremony at the DGA Theater on Friday.
The Banksy doc "Exit Through the Gift Shop," Laura Poitras' "The Oath," Joonas Berghaell and Mika Hotakainen's "Steam of Life," Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor's 'Sweetgrass," and Lucy…
Winner of the Slamdance docu jury award, "American Jihadist" doesn't have a remotely clear view of its subject.