At this year’s Sundance, Jennifer Fox’s film stood out for its harrowing exploration of the director’s own experience as a teenage girl.
A reclusive painter reveals how his obsession with insects led to a unique artistic discovery.
A haunting and deeply moving communion with the natural world.
A growing number of defense attorneys are becoming filmmakers, producing documentaries for an audience of one: the judge.
A hypnotizing journey through a five-mile-long wholesale market in China.
A U.S. Army veteran and his Afghan translator took matters into their own hands—and saved each other’s lives.
A 13-year-old girl questions the social value of conformity.
Should parents monitor or restrict their kids’ use of technology?
Michael Pollan exposes the strange institution of the suburban front lawn.
Residents of a steel mill town reckon with a history of discrimination and its resultant health crisis.
Before Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar, logos were often literal representations of products.
Identical twins convene for an annual festival in Ohio.
In Fresno, California, experts attribute a rising incidence of child abuse to the region’s alarming meth addiction rates.
A filmmaker seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late father through the belongings he left behind—including a stack of dirty movies.
Despite never successfully reaching the South Pole, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s observations on the continent resound.
In a little town in Oaxaca, the sea is said to teach humans how to live and die.
250 years later, the two countries still can’t agree on who lays claim to Machias Seal Island.
A woman with a rare neurological disorder details the experience of being lost every day of her life.
Kondwani Fidel relates his life experience through spoken-word poetry in this kinetic short documentary.
Can Shane Atkinson, a white man from Mississippi who converted to Islam, reconcile two seemingly incompatible identities?
Karam and Kartari Chand are believed to have been in the world’s longest marriage.