In her new SBS documentary, Rachel Perkins travels across vast territory to capture key aspects of a war that lasted more than 100 years.
Leena Manimekalai’s film Kaali has drawn controversy and criticism, but like her other films, it highlights the inequalities and discrimination many continue to face.
His songs about the rights of the Oromo people in Ethiopia lifted the spirits of a downtrodden people and his death shook the nation.
Support for Inuit and other Indigenous-led strategies for conservation and community well-being must be prioritized.
Seven years in the making, this disturbing Australian film looks at the death of 100,000 citizens in during the second world war.
On in South Africa at the Encounters film festival, the documentary is an intimate portrait of the great artist.
In focusing on Savile as an individual, this investigation downplays the role Britain’s major institutions played in producing his celebrity icon mask.
Animation allowed the makers of Flee to tell a story that challenges the pervasive narrative of it means to be a refugee
Andrea Arnold’s new film chronicles the daily strife of Luma – a dairy cow and mother.
In their press rounds, director Peter Jackson and Paul McCartney have been eager to recast the legacy of the band’s final years.
An extraordinary technological feat, Get Back looks and sounds astonishingly good.
From Molly Reynolds and Shekhar Bassi, ShoPaapaa is a mundane and excruciating 95 minutes – but will become an enduring portrait of 2020.
Blackfish struck an emotional chord over the plight of a traumatised performing whale, prompting real change.
From working on Jaws to putting herself in danger, Valerie Taylor vowed to change public attitudes to sharks. A new film dives deeply into her underwater life.
From Kinnnock to Corbyn, the documentaries haven’t always been the most successful
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?