Sleeping through a live performance would usually indicate it wasn't engaging. But as a film about Max Richter's Sleep concerts explains, this is exactly the response the composer was hoping for.
Though Oliver Sacks wrote two memoirs before his death in 2015, a new film brings his joys, hardships and excesses into affectionate focus.
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?
Most of the interviewees in the new documentary seek to correct what they see as unfair criticism of Anelka. Few discuss his failings.
Documentary film Welcome to Chechnya looks at the government-sanctioned torture and murder of LGBTQ people in Chechnya – and the activists trying to help them escape.
In The Meddler, Australian documentarians follow an unassuming mechanic in Guatemala City as he prowls the streets with a camera trying to capture footage of crimes and dead bodies.
This new Australian documentary follows 12-year-old Dujuan Hoosan from Garrwa country to Geneva.
Livestreamed video coverage of protests across the country is the modern heir to decades of grassroots documentary filmmaking.
Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary 'Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,' discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
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.
This new optimistic and empathetic documentary from Genevieve Bailey looks at the mental health of five Australian men.
A filmmaker, her students and community partners create a multi-platform documentary and study guide to teach swamp literacy and care through a trip into the Everglades.
An Australian documentary about a group of young Afghanis who form a heavy-metal band highlights rock's subversive power.
It's beautiful, clever and moving. But Peter Jackson's use of colour and added sound essentially fictionalises this account of life in the trenches.
Society expects journalists to report objectively. But a documentary filmmaker has an opinion.
Film festival jury duty is glamour-free, demanding endurance, concentration and a clear head.
Even though they don't consistently have a roof over their heads, the homeless do their best to create a routine, form communities and make a home – just like the rest of society.
In 1958, Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in Virginia for the crime of being married. The couple helped spark an effort to strike down laws against interracial marriage in the United States.
Cyntoia Brown was just 16 years old when she shot and killed a man in 2004. Under Tennessee law, she won't be eligible for parole until she is 67 years old. Is such a harsh sentence constitutional?
Machines by Rahul Jain reveals how some industries turn bodies into commodities.