Jonathan Glazer riffs on the so-called “dancing plague” which struck the French border city 500 years ago. The result is spectacular.
By Matt Turner
China’s vast live-streaming industry is laid bare in Shengze Zhu’s captivating documentary.
By Maria Nae
Photographer Zed Nelson documents the changes to one street in East London over a four-year period.
By Matt Turner
German documentarian Thomas Heise examines his family history around the turn of the 20th century.
This short documentary essay critiques enforced gender roles in Italy, but is very snobby in doing so.
This tricksy documentary hybrid charts the traditions and transitions of a remote Surinamese tribe.
Penny Lane’s head-spinning documentary charts the rise of The Satanic Temple.
Married gay lawyers in Osaka fight everyday injustice in this delightful, deadpan documentary.
By Matt Thrift
This eight-hour epic from Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing chronicles one of the worst atrocities in human history.
Toia Bonino’s documentary explores the problem of violence in the eponymous Buenos Aires neighbourhood.
Peter Jackson marks the centennial of the end of WWI with a fascinating, fatally flawed exercise in historic preservation.
By Ed Gibbs
The ground-breaking label marks its half-century with a glossy new documentary celebrating its legacy.
The story of Gaston Glock is woven into this intriguing survey of modern firearms culture.
By Mark Asch
The inhabitants of a Turkish retirement home contemplate life’s big questions in this captivating doc from Shevaun Mizrahi.
Joshua Bonnetta and JP Sniadecki present a moving portrait of life in the US-Mexico border region.
Director Paul Wright embarks on an archive-footage odyssey across Britain’s vast cultural landscape.
Remembering the life and death of a man obsessed with deactivating live landmines in Iraq.