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The Filmmaker’s House – Review

This film was previously reviewed in July 2020 as part of our Sheffield Doc/Fest coverage. Part-documentary, part-fiction, Marc Isaacs invites audiences into his home, in this overtly invasive and...
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Gunda – Review

Viktor Kosakovskiy’s Gunda is a stand-out addition to the plethora of enlightening nature documentaries, including this year’s Oscar winner My Octopus Teacher (of which Gunda was also shortlisted for)....

The 8th – Review

The 8th is titled after Ireland’s Eighth Amendment to the constitution, that in 1983 gave equal right to life to both a pregnant woman and the vaguely termed ‘unborn’. This documentary follows a group of...
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Sisters With Transistors – Review

This film was previously reviewed in June 2020 as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest. Lisa Rovner explores women’s work in electronic music in her feature documentary debut Sisters With Transistors. The film is...
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Stray – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Told almost entirely from the point of view of strays roaming the crowded streets of Istanbul, Elizabeth...
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My Father and Me – Review

A veteran documentarian whose career started in the early ‘70s, Nick Broomfield’s best known work includes Kurt & Courtney, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, and Whitney: Can I Be Me. His...
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Nous – Berlinale 2021 Review

Alice Diop’s latest documentary captures life in the Paris suburbs, meandering between characters, vignettes, and geographies of the city with inquisitiveness but without interrogation. The wildlife-watching...