Crip Camp (2020) Review

Crip Camp (2020) Review

Nominated for Documentary Feature at the 2021 Oscars, “Crip Camp is an essential story of liberty and spirit against impossible odds”. James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham direct, Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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My Octopus Teacher (2020) Review

My Octopus Teacher (2020) Review

‘My Octopus Teacher’, the wildlife documentary phenomenon that has earned a nomination at the 2021 Oscars, isn’t quite the runaway success of other documentaries in its genre. Katie Doyle reviews.

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Collective (2019) Review

Collective (2019) Review

Romanian film ‘Collective’, a nominee in both the Documentary Feature and International Feature categories at the 2021 Oscars, is “one of the most important documentaries of all time”. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Feeling Through (2020) Short Film Review

Feeling Through (2020) Short Film Review

Live-Action Short nominee at the 2021 Oscars, Doug Roland’s ‘Feeling Through’ asks: would you help a DeafBlind man on the street in the middle of the night? Joseph Wade reviews.

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Do Not Split (2021) Short Film Review

Do Not Split (2021) Short Film Review

‘Do Not Split’, the Oscar nominated Documentary Short Subject from the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests against the CPC by Anders Hammer, reviewed by Joseph Wade.

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Colette (2020) Short Film Review

Colette (2020) Short Film Review

Colette Marin-Catherine, a survivor of the Nazi occupation of France and sibling to a young man killed in labour camps, is the subject of this Oscar nominated Documentary. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Hunger Ward (2021) Short Film Review

Hunger Ward (2021) Short Film Review

Hunger Ward – Oscar nominated for Documentary Short Subject, Skye Fitzgerald’s unflinching look at the Yemen food crisis caused by its conflict with Saudi Arabia is unmissable. Review by Joseph Wade.

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A Concerto Is a Conversation (2020) Short Film Review

A Concerto Is a Conversation (2020) Short Film Review

‘A Concerto Is a Conversation’, from Kris Bowers and Ben Proudfoot, is a 2021 Oscars Documentary Short Subject film nominee about race, legacy, heritage and music. Joseph Wade reviews.

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No Ordinary Man (2020) Review – BFI Flare

No Ordinary Man (2020) Review – BFI Flare

When jazz musician Billy Tipton died, it was discovered he was biologically female. Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt direct documentary ‘No Ordinary Man’, reviewed by Annice White.

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Rebel Dykes (2021) Review – BFI Flare

Rebel Dykes (2021) Review – BFI Flare

‘Rebel Dykes’ is a hugely entertaining and unique documentary about a rebellious lesbian movement that was born out of London’s punk scene in the 1980s. Annice White reviews from BFI Flare.

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