Artist Amanda Louise Spayd has created a whole world populated by endearing doll-sized creatures. Her fabric creations bring to mind cast-off children’s toys and ill-conceived taxidermy experiments with crooked human teeth. Continue reading
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles died Thursday night after a 60-year long career that deeply affected the conversations around nonfiction filmmaking, conversations about truth, accuracy, bias and exploitation. Here are clips from seven films that define his unflinching style.
At last night’s 87th annual Oscar ceremony, all eight best picture nominees went home with at least one award. Continue reading
Ahead of the 87th Academy Awards this Sunday, can you guess which Oscar-nominated film these critics’ reviews praised or bashed this past year? Continue reading
As Daily Show fans get ready to say goodbye, take a look at 8 quintessential Jon Stewart clips. Continue reading
Richard Linklater reflects on growing up in front of the camera and how changing technology will effect today’s kids who are documented constantly. Continue reading
This was in the New Frontier exhibition that’s showcasing a new world of virtual reality technology and its use in filmmaking. There was plenty of video game-like ‘immersion,’ Filmmakers are beginning to think through how to tell a complex story using VR, and you, the viewer, are suddenly in that story. Continue reading
There are over 6,000 languages spoken around the world today. But by the end of this century, fewer than half of them will remain. That’s the driving concern of the new documentary “Language Matters,” from poet Bob Holman and filmmaker David Grubin. Continue reading