Ithaka chronicles the campaign to free WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as his father John Shipton and fiancée Stella Morris remind audiences of the implications for the free press at stake in their fight.Continue Reading
In Her Hands Review: Women on the Frontlines
In Her Hands is a powerful portrait of former mayor Zarifa Ghafari and the fight for women's rights in contemporary Afghanistan.
While We Watched Review: Journalism Under Fire
Vinay Shukla offers a riveting portrait of journalist Ravish Kumar that captures the frenzied state of journalism with While We Watched.
Concrete Valley Review: Straddling Two Worlds
With Concrete Valley, Antoine Bourges crafts a slice of life hybrid film about new Canadians in Toronto straddling two worlds.
Black Ice Review: How ‘Canada’s Game’ Dropped the Puck
In Black Ice, Hubert Davis deconstructs systemic racism in hockey and highlights the Black athletes have persevered in perceived 'white spaces'.
Dry Ground Burning Review: An Empowering Favela Hybrid
Adirley Queiros and Joana Pimenta craft an empowering, if occasionally disorienting, hybrid film with women from the Brazilian favelas in Dry Ground Burning.
Pray for Our Sinners Review: Breaking Sisters’ Silence
Sinead O'Shea's Pray for Our Sinners gives voice to women who were trained to see their priests as instruments of God.
Casa Susanna Review: Essential Queer Cinema
Sebastien Lifshitz's documentary Casa Susanna, about a Catskills commune for transgender women, is an emotional must-see film.
Bloom Up: A Swinger Couple Story Review – Let’s Get Physical
Bloom Up: A Swinger Couple's Story is an intimate observation of an Italian couple who keeps their relationship fresh by spicing up their sex life in this portrait of polyamory.
Shari Review: The Red Thing That Moves Mountains
Yoshigai Nao's documentary Shari is a primal scream, remarkable little thing, and a creature feature for the modern age.
The French Is a Cinéma Vérité Grand Slam
William Klein's 1982 documentary The French screens in a reissued restoration and offers a masterful work of vérité filmmaking.