The nation’s largest documentary film festival opened with a “contemplative head-scratcher,” a film the legendary director himself told the audience he likes because it’s so unsatisfying.Continue reading this entry »
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Tom Roston recaps the DOC NYC masterclass on cinematography with directors of photography Alan Jacobsen (Racing Dreams) and Tom Hurwitz (The Queen of Versailles). Panels continue through Thursday.Continue reading this entry »
Tom Roston talks with filmmaker David Van Taylor about his new documentary series To Tell The Truth which aims to cover the evolution of documentary while connecting a broader audience to the genre.Continue reading this entry »
The indie film and documentary lovers over at SundanceNOW cooked up a fun idea, a doc club — you know, like a book club. It’s an engaging way of trying to wed the exploding world of online viewing and the many people who are passionate about watching documentaries.Continue reading this entry »
Who is the director? Albert Maysles and Werner Herzog take two positions after DOC NYC’s opening night premiere of Herzog’s doc Into the Abyss.Continue reading this entry »