Are lecture films the Bran Flakes of documentary? How does the power of the direct address work in the age of Ted Talks and video diaries?
Basketball documentaries like Handle with Care, One of Ours, and Giants of Africa show diverse stories on and off the court.
The displaced narrator gives enigmatic voice to essay films by speaking offscreen.
Film diaries: the most personal mode of filmmaking in the 21st century?
Stacey Tenenbaum’s documentary Scrap explores objects tossed and found while visiting sites of waste, refurbishment, and upcycling.
Barri Cohen discusses the personal approach of her award-winning documentary Unloved: Huronia's Forgotten Children and sharing survivors' stories.
Toronto's second Photo Laureate Michèle Pearson Clarke captures the art of Black queer grief in a photographic installation.
Revisiting the film collaborations of John Berger and Michael Dibb upon the 50th anniversary of their landmark documentary series Ways of Seeing.
Sean Stiller's documentary Returning Home follows Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Jack-Webstad and considers the environmental impact of colonialism by observing its effect on salmon populations.
Elements and archives collide in Fire of Love, Jane, and Becoming Cousteau.