This year, with shrinking audiences and pandemic restrictions, there was a bitter irony in the fact women won more Oscars, across new and highly visible categories, than ever before.
It may be the greatest robbery you've never heard of. In 1990 thieves stole US$200 million worth of art from a Boston gallery. A new Netflix series seeks to find the culprits.
A new documentary follows a group of young Australian climate activists, loosely weaving their fresh protests with historical events. It's powerful, if a little too polite.
The true story of the artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is a Greek tragedy. What a pity this documentary paints him as bland.
In the age of fake news and deep fake videos, how can documentary making be used for research and other purposes that demand authenticity and credibility?
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley is compelling viewing – but why have there been more films about Steve Jobs alone in the past 30 years than about successful female entrepreneurs?
Two dramatic narratives arc through this documentary that marks 20 years since Cathy Freeman's Olympic triumph: her reflections as an elite athlete, and our experience as a nation of spectators.
Two ABC television premieres – both about the mid-century British nuclear testing at Maralinga in regional South Australia – approach tricky territory in very different ways.
Despite hardships, youth are rallying to build a new vision for the planet. The rest of us should join them.
Budding filmmakers needn't let isolation stand in the way of their cinematic dreams. Here are five and a half ways you can make movie magic at home.
From Super Bowl ads to Netflix documentaries, the complicated issues of criminal justice are portrayed in simplistic and highly political ways.
Sky’s true crime channel is feeding a ‘desktop detective’ culture.
Even though a Crave produced film has become the first ever Canadian documentary to open TIFF, video streaming services like Netflix raises challenges for filmmakers looking for domestic audiences.
What started as an experiment in 1964 has become the UK's most successful documentary franchise.
We're running out of time – so we can't leave it all to Greta Thunburg and David Attenborough.
The BBC's new documentary is a great opportunity to challenge our current economic system.
Beloved film director Agnès Varda died at age 90, on March 29th. She was a pioneer of French New Wave cinema and admired for her ability to understand time and see beauty outside of mechanical norms.
The life-or-death drama of the lion pride will captivate viewers, but the show may not go on without funding to conserve these species.
Zanny Begg's film The Beehive, about the 1975 murder of Juanita Nielsen, dismantles the idea that documentaries can impart unequivocal knowledge about the world.
In the 1800s, a group of Southeast Asians were taken to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, now part of Australia, by an English merchant. Their descendants are seeking Indigenous status from Australia.