MS SLAVIC 7 is a witty hybrid film, better when it follows what its character does rather than what she says. Marc Nelson reviews.
While its broader appeal may be limited, THE TRIAL uncovers a side of history that the people of the West are unlikely to have seen before. James Ashworth reviews.
THE LAST MALE ON EARTH is a short, sweet but wholly important documentary. Ben Woodard reviews from Open City Doc Fest.
FLIGHT OF A BULLET is raw and real but not in the manner war documentaries typically are. Anna Whealing reviews the Open City Documentary Festival award winner.
THOSE WHO COME, WILL HEAR is a suggestion of director Simon Plouffe’s full potential, despite not always connecting with the cultures it depicts, writes Luka Vukos at Open City Documentary Festival.
Closing this year’s Open City Documentary Festival, THE SWING marks Cyril Aris as a filmmaker to anticipate in the future, writes Luka Vukos.
Although the meandering approach robs BARONESA of momentum, the outlook and perspective is a fresh one worth engaging with. Jim Ross reviews the opening film of Open City Documentary Festival.
Dieudo Hamadi’s examination of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s struggles with political corruption is bleak but visually and narratively gripping. Jim Ross reviews at Open City Doc Fest.