Reviews of Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It, Bring Your Own Brigade, Faya Dayi, and Playing with Sharks from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
"I think most people’s relationship to technology has shifted through the pandemic. On the one hand, we’re very grateful that we have the technology we have and, at the same time, I
How rare and wonderful is it to watch a documentary and witness it immediately change the accepted history of a subject? Summer of Soul, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s ecstatic debut, digs up never-before-seen
Sundance reviews for Cusp ("bold and bracing portrait of youth"), Ailey ("a beautiful act of remembering"), and Sons of Monarchs ("a provocative experiment in metamorphosis").
"It felt like I was watching freedom on the stage—these beautiful diverse bodies in motion. It felt like an opening, like I was leaning in the whole evening and it just stayed
Sundance reviews for Flee ("documents the unfilmable"), Rebel Hearts ("entertaining and vivid"), and The Most Beautiful Boy in the World ("adopts an undercurrent of homophobia").
Is it time to say we’ve hit the second wave of coronavirus documentaries? Nanfu Wang’s In the Same Breath marks a notably different turn from the first batch of COVID docs out
"There are so many parallels to now. There’s a whole other movement that’s happening, just like the empowerment of people back in the ‘60s and the excitement at the times with a
"Everything exists in a mixture between Quechua mythology and reality. It’s reality in the sense that we have the plaza, the prison, the mountains – everything we have in Bolivia – but
A selection of three works, programmed in the New Frontier and Shorts section of Sundance 2020 brings POV’s reporting on the festival to a close. It showcases the innovative storytelling of three