Category Archives: Overviews

Art of the Real 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 5th annual Art of the Real

Dates:
April 26-May 6

About:
Twenty new features are included in the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s annual showcase of innovative documentary and hybrid storytelling. Continue reading

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Tribeca 2018: Documentary Overview


Festival:
The 17th Tribeca Film Festival

Dates:
April 18-29

About:
The popular NYC event includes just over 50 new nonfiction features and series, nearly half of the lineup, including its bookends: Lisa D’Apolito’s intimate biography of Gilda Radner, LOVE, GILDA, opens the festival; while Liz Garbus’ docuseries, THE FOURTH ESTATE, an inside look at The New York Times‘ coverage of the Trump administration, is the fest’s closing night screening. I’ll be serving on the jury for the 2018 Albert Maysles Award (Best New Documentary Director Award), and am looking forward to watching all the films in my category over the next week. Continue reading

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It’s All True 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 23rd É Tudo Verdade/It’s All True

Dates:
April 12-22

About:
This documentary showcases brings approximately 30 new and recent features to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Continue reading

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Full Frame 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 21st Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Dates:
April 5-8

About:
This respected Durham NC nonfiction event showcases more than 50 new documentary features. Continue reading

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San Francisco 2018: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 61st San Francisco International Film Festival

Dates:
April 4-17

About:
The long-running Bay Area event includes approximately 100 features, among them 40 documentaries. Continue reading

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Cleveland 2018: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival

Dates:
April 4-15

About:
This popular regional event presents more than 200 features, including nearly 80 documentaries. Continue reading

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New Directors/New Films 2018: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 47th New Directors/New Films

Dates:
March 28-April 8

About:
This long-running joint program of the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center showcases the work of promising first and second-time directors, and includes only four documentaries among its 25 features. Continue reading

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