To watch: One of the best — and most shocking — films of the year; the story of one of our greatest living journalists; and documenting the history of Rock Against Racism.
Shucking off those U.S. government chains and trying to create the perfect nation; and a reminder of a time when our ‘liberal’ state embraced the politics of the reactionary right.
This year’s festival (running Oct. 8-18) is making the vast majority of its high-quality programming available for streaming.
Bruce Dern and Lena Olin give terrific performances in a film about decline and dementia; while ‘Native Sun, long unseen, is now restored and available to stream.
A movie about bridge construction could be as interesting as watching paint dry. In the case of ‘Suspension,’ it’s not. Plus: Catch up on PFA’s 21st-century Romanian cinema.
‘Mr. Soul’ tells the story of Ellis Haizlip, a New York City-based dance producer and stage manager who hosted the extraordinary TV series ‘Soul!’ between 1968 and 1973.
In Vithaya Pansringarm, ‘The Prey’ may have found our next James Bond supervillain; while ‘Boys State’ provides us with everything we hope for from politics — and everything we fear.
A “monstrous mutt” delivers in a wry and amusing French film; the best investigative documentary since last year’s ‘Cold Case Hammarskjold;’ and a must-see for WWII buffs.
A labor of love, ‘CREEM’ is an entertaining tribute to an irreverent (and sometimes rather rude) magazine. ‘A Thousand Cuts’ is a much more sombre affair while ‘Sunless Shadows’ is worthwhile.
A compelling bar-set feature is the best film of the year so fa; and BAMPFA continues to offer worthwhile rarities through its Watch From Home program.
A documentary about our very own Congresswoman, a selection of Madeline Anderson short subjects at PFA, and a film that just might have you slapping your forehead in disbelief.
Atom Egoyan’s ‘Guest of Honour’ gives David Thewlis the sort of meaty lead role he hasn’t had in years; while ‘Where Sleeping Dogs Lie’ distracts and ‘Jeanne’ puzzles.