Amid the wig reveals, saucy reads, and epic lip syncs, drag is a bold assertion of gay visibility. As inaugural Canada’s Drag […]

Much Ado About Dying

The challenges of eldercare outside traditional family structures – – are sharply presented in Simon Chambers’ piercingly personal documentary Much Ado About […]


A hat stand, a disreputable-looking pink brocade sofa, a selection of excerpts from an Austrian erotic novel, published anonymously in 1906. And […]

Crows Are White

Beginning as a cultural and religious exploration of the Japanese Monks that reside on the top of Mount Hiei near Kyoto, then […]

A Bunch of Amateurs

It’s not an insult: the Bradford Movie Makers proudly call themselves a bunch of amateurs. Since 1932, members have been making virtually […]

The Killing of a Journalist

US-born, Bucharest-based video producer and filmmaker Matt Sarnecki’s new documentary The Killing of a Journalist, which has just world-premiered at Hot Docs, […]

A Taste of Whale

A whale hunt tradition in the Faroe Islands that’s long been condemned by animal rights activists is given evenhanded examination in Vincent […]

Our Land, Our Altar

Our Land, Our Altar, the feature debut by André Guiomar, is a documentary about the inhabitants of a social housing block in […]


Both masculinity and the function of mercenaries come under fire in Gregoris Rentis’ highly entertaining debut documentary, Dogwatch. The film follows three […]

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

The photographer Nan Goldin has always been an uncompromising, disruptive force on the American art scene. Active from the mid-1970s onwards, she […]