While it's been a strong and crowded year for documentaries, the nonfiction Oscar race is just as unpredictable as this year's narrative awards race. The consistently unpredictable Academy docu…
The Look of Silence
“The Look of Silence,” Joshua Oppenheimer’s examination of the Indonesian genocide of the 1960s, has won the top documentary award at the 9th Annual Cinema Eye Honors. “The Look of Silence” also won…
When Sight & Sound magazine revealed the results of its year-end film poll last month, the announcement hailed 2015 as “a year of strong female characters and stories, with seven of the poll's top 10…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The London Critics' Circle today announced the nominations for their 36th annual film awards — and while there's a certain British accent to the roster, their choices largely confirm the critical…
"Best of Enemies" picks up a pair while the Oscar finalist "Last Day of Freedom" wins the short prize.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday unveiled its short list of 15 documentary features that will be considered for an Oscar nomination. These films then move to the next round…
Nominees were announced Wednesday for the 9th annual Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing excellence in documentary filmmaking.
Joshua Oppenheimer, director of the documentary “The Look of Silence,” has written that when he set out to interview the perpetrators behind Indonesia’s genocide, “I felt I had wandered into Germany…
The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced nominations and creative recognition awards for the 31st annual IDA Awards.
"Phoenix," the spellbinding new film from the German director Christian Petzold, hinges on the sort of conceit that some have dismissed as ruinously implausible, while others have concluded that its…
Serious treatments of weighty issues took the main awards at this year's Goteborg Film Festival, running Jan. 23 to Feb. 2, the first under the leadership of new artistic director Jonas Holmberg. …