By Matt Turner
Three outstanding new films at this year’s CPH:DOX presented illuminating responses to this question.
Rambo’s real-life American counterpart is the subject of this fractured, fascinating documentary portrait.
Journey into the mind of the great Agnès Varda as part of our 35mm season with MUBI and ICA.
Come and see the maestro's final big trick on a 35mm print at the ICA cinema with MUBI and Little White Lies.
The sad story of jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan is revealed in Kasper Collin’s exceptional documentary.
Istanbul’s feline residents take centre stage in this affectionate and charming documentary.
By Katy Vans
Now more than ever, filmmakers are fighting to give a voice to the disaffected, the poor and the oppressed.
This powerful new documentary gleans new testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust.
This decent documentary captures the thrills and dangers of front-line war photography.
London Symphony is a collage of scenes capturing the richness and poetry of life in the British capital.
By Eve Watling
This doc about bile-spilling anarcho-rockers Sleaford Mods is also an encapsulation of working class malaise.
By Matt Turner
This year’s festival boasted ground-breaking cinematic experiments which offered reflections on our digital age.
Rat Film was one of many challenging documentaries to screen at the 2017 True/False Film Festival.
By Tom Williams
This intimate film chronicles a simple rags to riches tale of a man and his cow.
Hear the shocking stories of Iranian women coerced into crime.
This urgent documentary presents modern protest and activism in its many guises.
Director Anthony Baxter takes an ineffectual swipe at potential world leader and heartless golf course builder, The Donald.