Diving into the art and politics of documentary through essays, filmmaker conversations, backgrounders, op-eds, previews, lists, and long reads.
POV is pleased to publish an excerpt from Jerry White’s book, which profiles Peter Mettler, the subject of a major retrospective at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
Perdue examine the controversial work of photographer Sally Mann and that of Steve Cantor, the documentarian who has profiled her twice on screen
What is the difference between moving and still image? Tong investigates an aesthetic issue, placing it in an historical context
Gary Burns and Jim Brown excavate the roots of suburban sprawl within their Radiant City. Tracy lends a sympathetic eye to the project.
In Manufactured Landscapes, director Baichwal, producer Nick de Pencier and cinematographer Peter Mettler join forces to profile photo icon Ed Burtynsky. Nayman looks at their creative process.
POV talks to Lindalee Tracey about her career in making documentaries, her life and work with Peter Raymont, the legacy and controversy of Not a Love Story, and more.
Mozartballs and Burnt Toast are two musical documentaries by Larry Weinstein that assert his unique vision, style, and appeal.
Alan Berliner's Wide Awake and Annette Mangaard's Into the Night both explore insomnia and sleeplessness with unique vision.
Considering the films of Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne and the documentary roots that inspired films like Rosetta and L'Enfant.
Canada’s Peter Lynch, the director of Project Grizzly, and Werner Herzog, the maker of Grizzly Man, document doomed quests. In a personal essay, Lynch extols the obsessions of Herzog, this year’s Outstanding