In Rojek, Zaynê Akyol offers a haunting and poetic interrogation of the violence waged on Syria by ISIS and looks the beast in the eye.
The best documentaries of 2020 include Boys State, The Viewing Booth, Collective, Pahokee, Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, 76 Days, The Truffle Hunters, and Wintopia.
This year’s IDFA offered a retrospective on the striking body of work of the Italian master, the festival’s guest of honour, Gianfranco Rosi.
Notturno is observational cinema at in its most provocative and poetic form. A film doesn’t need any words when the images are so strong.