Films about old age tend to be aggressively depressing, emphasizing life’s futility and fragility. (For recent examples, see Michael Haneke’s Love or Gaspar Noé’s Vortex.)
Rita Leistner’s charming DIY documentary Forest for the Trees brings to mind 2018’s The Biggest Little Farm. It has a similarly offbeat, good-natured mentality, and
Mental illness is bad enough, but so is the possibility that many will endure the pain by themselves. That said, Dara Sanandaji knows on both
We’re all going to die, so what’s the point? Throw in a cancer diagnosis and the futility of the human condition really comes into focus.
Astronomy aficionados, rejoice! Sam Smartt’s meticulous (almost to a fault) documentary Luminous is tailor-made for the space geeks among us who are endlessly interested in
Before you could bid farewell to the “found footage film” subgenre, along comes Adrian Nugent’s The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness, a documentary about
The onslaught of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees has many Americans on edge, and the way citizens want to deal with the issue runs a
The “godfathers of Americana music”, John Hiatt and Jerry Douglas represent the spirit of Nashville. With an easy-going camaraderie, they compose music that at first
“Nature doesn’t judge. It solely exists. Whatever happens, it does with all its might.” The words open Andrea Pellerani’s documentary film, Dreaming an Island ある島を想うこと.