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When opening her masterclass at Visions du Réel in Switzerland last April, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson named each member of the technical crew on set.
The 11th annual BlackStar Film Festival was back at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Live Arts at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Storytelling, and its advancements, has mostly been in the pursuit of making things seem more and more real, to immerse the listener in an experience
By Patricia Aufderheide AND Bedatri D. Choudhury The 2022 Tribeca Festival was finally back in person, and there was much hugging, partying and
Filmmakers have a special place in their hearts for film festivals hosted in small theaters, in idyllic local neighborhoods, with thoughtful Q&As, and
By Bedatri D.Choudhury AND Tom White Tom White: The Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Film Festival reclaimed its in-person status after a three-year
Local film festivals have taken some of the biggest hits during the pandemic and it’s among the many reasons that returning to the historic Castro
August 15, 2021 marked the Taliban’s capture of the Afghan capital of Kabul, culminating a shockingly swift offensive that began in May. The Taliban
Founded in 2021, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Prismatic Ground is a glimmer of hope for experimental nonfiction cinema in a tumultuous period. Inney
“I’ve watched every single one of us struggle financially and physically from the pay and the hours. Many, including myself, have huge debts from