On filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich and his documentaries Position of the Stars, Eye of the Day, and The Shape of the Moon.
Surviving Progress opens with an arresting series of images: a pair of chimpanzees puzzling over the correct placement of two wooden blocks in a white-walled laboratory.
Canadian films in the past had been well represented at TIFF. This year? Save for Surviving Progress and Pink Ribbons Inc., they will be shockingly hard to find.
Recollections of meeting Richard Leacock.
Sunny Side of the Doc is international documentary film market for information about international co-production in these timorous times.
Is it possible to make one-off “POV” docs anymore? A look at the sorry state of Canadian broadcasting.
The New Nordic Documentary Cinema is marked by an impulse toward humanist storytelling that combines the personal with the political.
Bikram yoga, like any other method, is built up around ancient asanas obviously in the public domain.
At the 2011 Full Frame Documentary Festival in Durham, North Carolina, Rick Prelinger curated and presented “One Foot in the Archives."
For my money, dollar for yuan, China is the place for everyone to be these days. Either in ‘reel’ life or vicariously.