Golden Girl

Golden Girl – Doc/Fest Review 2016

Frida Wallberg is a Swedish World Champion boxer; the film starts with her defending her title with success, but then follows her journey as her second fight as defending champion almost costs her her life....
Sonita

Sonita – Doc/Fest 2016 Review

Sonita is a powerful documentary about a fourteen year old Afghanistan refugee, now living in Iran, as she dreams of becoming a female rapper in a country where women singing is illegal and her family demands...
Life Animated

Life Animated – Doc/Fest 2016 Review

Rarely is a documentary about a disability uplifting, rarely does it have the audience in stitches and even rarer is it filled with clips of Disney. Life Animated has all three. Owen Suskind (23) is a young...
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Death By Design: Doc/Fest 2016 Review

Death by Design is a hard-hitting documentary about the global implications of our consumption of technology. From the appalling human and environmental effects in the creation of technology to their dangerous...
Varicella

Varicella – Doc/Fest 2016 Review

Varicella is a tender snapshot of two young sisters training to be solo ballerinas at Russia’s most prestigious ballet school. The central tension of the film is whether Nastya (12) and Polina (7) will...
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Homme Less – Review

Homme Less is an engaging documentary about former model turned fashion photographer Mark Raey, who defies all expectations of what it is to be homeless. There’s an oddly voyeuristic pleasure and sense...

Cake – Review

Cake has all the ingredients of a good film. It has a compelling narrative about emotional and physical pain which is refreshingly explored with wit and sleight of hand. The beautiful cinematography captures...