Jacob Nossell mounts an ambitious production within Natural Disorder, but it turns into a head-scratcher rather than a mind-blower.
Audrie & Daisy is an accomplished film loaded with novelistic detail about the girls, their families, and the boys who betrayed them.
A testament to fortitude, and a genuinely entertaining film, Chris Smith's American Movie remains a peerless feature doc.
Christy Garland's Cheer Up is a smooth, fun, and easy-going portrait of a Finnish cheerleading team.
John Walker explores his family history as an Anglophone in Quebec My Country Mon Pays
Brett Story's The Prison in Twelve Landscapes eviscerates America’s prison industry: an immersive, absorbing, and damning film.
A nightmare version of Cheers, Hotel Coolgardie is set mostly in the bar with excursions to unattractive outlying terrain.
Michelle Derosier’s short film The Grandfather Drum is an animated fairytale about a drum revered for its healing powers.
The Interrupters by Steve James traces a group of former gang members who intercede through outreach, trying to find common ground.
Steve James' Hoop Dreams was declared a masterpiece early on, and decades later its prestige hasn’t diminished one bit.