Grassroots activists fight political entrenchment in this inspiring documentary.
Shudder’s 5 part docuseries is a brief but fascinating look at the urban legends and true life tragedies of classic horror films.
This feel-good doc charts the lives and trajectories of disabled teenagers in the ’60s, and how one summer camp changed their lives forever.
America’s first Muslim-majority city learns the limits (and victories) of multiculturalism.
Maria Finitzo’s documentary celebrates female sexuality in all its varied forms.
Cathryne Czubek & Hugo Perez’s endearing doc about Ugandan filmmaking group Wakaliwood is both accessible and specific.
Alex Lee Moyer’s documentary on the rise of incels doesn’t quite unlock what makes them so angry and dissatisfied.
Karen Bernstein’s doc about the gender-fluid journey of Brian Belovitch is a deep well of empathy.
Mary Mazzio’s inspirational sports doc is as empowering as it is occasionally muddled.
FX’s true crime documentary examines one man’s obsessive search for the truth about his birth father.
A touching, sensitive documentary traces actor Mark Patton’s journey from horror icon to self-imposed obscurity and back again.
David Chang’s look at the social, cultural, and financial sides of food goes down easily, even if it might be salty for some.
Alexandre O. Phillippe sits down for a long, insightful chat with the legendary filmmaker.
In detailing Pepe the Frog’s journey from meme to monster, Arthur Jones charts the corrosive nature of creative ownership.
Jonathan Demme’s Talking Heads doc is beautifully chaotic in construction, but most of it comes from David Byrne’s performance.
From live-action to animated to documentaries, we flip through the Academy Awards’ shorts offerings to see what we think should win.
Jeff Orlowski’s documentary about the effects and ethics of social media lacks enough emotional depth or practical solutions to work.
Anabel Rodríguez Ríos’s documentary about tension in the small village of Congo Mirador is both singular and specific.