For fans of Muhammad Ali, Clare Lewins’ documentary I Am Ali offers an entertaining tribute to the heavyweight boxing legend.
Country Roads: The Heartbeat of America is an introspective documentary on the country music scene by German director Marieke Schroeder that features new artists and recollections from some giants of the genre.
Make it Louder, Please! is a dual-program disc that features a full-length concert by The Michael Nyman Band and a documentary on this leading contemporary composer’s life and career in the arts that is a fascinating watch.
A compelling documentary in the same vein as Shoah, writer/director Lanzmann delivers a probing portrait of a controversial Holocaust survivor and the Theresienstadt Ghetto.
Michael Moore’s debut documentary Roger & Me about his hometown Flint, MI is like a prophesy from the late 80s today.
Ivory Tower is a documentary everyone who cares about secondary education in the United States must see.
Money for Nothing gives a thorough look at the evolution of music videos in the halcyon days of MTV
Ken Burns’ latest film is not just a singular portrait of The Roosevelts, but a look at America and its values
The World Wars gives an abbreviated and imperfect account of the bloody conflicts that gripped the first half of the twentieth century.
The Werner Herzog Collection from the BFI offers a perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with this latter-day auteur.