documentaries

A scene from "Summertime". 2020
Luca CeladaJanuary 25, 2020

The crowd that packed the Sundance screening of Summertime at the MARC Theater in Park City was one of the most stoked in memory. Mostly because...

A scene from "Crip Camp", 2020
Brent SimonJanuary 25, 2020

Its provocative, politically incorrect title serving as advance notice of the myth-smashing yet to unfold, Crip Camp, which just enjoyed its world...

A scene from "Diego Maradona", 2019
Luca CeladaMay 21, 2019

In an edition light on documentaries, Asif Kapadia’s Diego Maradona shined all the more brightly. Kapadia is the master of “reconstructive” docs,...

Sam AsiJanuary 28, 2017

Just when Donald Trump issued a ban on the entrance of Syrian refugees to the United States, Sundance Film Festival was highlighting their plight...

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Scenes from documentaries from Sundance 2017
Elisabeth SeredaJanuary 28, 2017

Sundance is that rare festival that does not shy away from opening with a documentary. This year was no exception, and Al Gore’s urgent wake-up...