Most narrative documentaries arc, climax and conclude for good, whatever happens when the cameras stop rolling. Bananas and Battle of Wills say otherwise.
The subject of Garry Beitel’s new feature-length doc, The “Socalled” Movie, Dolgin also ain’t no gangsta. Forget bling, bitches and a real sick Lexus.
At 76, Alanis Obomsawin is circling back to her early focus on language, education, and children. “I want to make a series of short children’s films,” she tells me.
Montreal’s Festival International du Film sur l’Art (FIFA) has grown from a niche event in 1981 into a ten-day showcase of 300 films from 30 countries. Alioff previews the latest edition of