Cameraperson offers a collage of juxtaposed scenes, all of which are taken from Kirsten Johnson’s work over the last 25 years in order to form a non-chronological memoir that says more about the life behind the lens than it does about the subjects in front of it.
The Illinois Parables is a powerfully still meditation on place, people and history in Illinois, America's most average state.
As Criterion UK prepares to release Don’t Look Back in a newly restored 4K transfer, we take a look at a fascinating portrait of Bob Dylan, that reveals every complex nuance of the folk legend for better and for worse.
Orange Sunshine is billed as a ‘little-known moment in American history,’ although of course it takes place in perhaps the most analysed and written-about decade in the history of the world.
Voyage of Time: Life's Journey is a fantastically ambitious and expansive film by Terrence Malick, 40 years in the making and filled with wonder.
Louis Theroux's My Scientology Movie is a remarkable, unconventional documentary that provides fascinating, human insight into the Church of Scientology.
The flawed, but fascinating, Cartel Land examines how people’s lives bend and warp around cartel activities like light around a black hole.
In 1980s, academic John Hull lost his sight. It’s a process he recorded on audio-cassettes over a period of three years. Notes on Blindness gives shape to his voice in the form of actor Dan Skinner, who lip-synced John’s voice, and turns the tapes into one of the most audacious experimentations of the documentary form and created one of the most beautiful, deeply moving films of recent times.
For Peedon, Everest is paradise repurposed, with the Western climbers who are usually the focus of these sorts of productions backgrounded to an age-old story of family and loss.