I Am Not Your Negro

A welcome blast of clear thought, Raoul Peck’s documentary represents the point of view and philosophy of James Baldwin, the writer and artist known best as a social critic of the Civil Rights ...

Oscar Week 2017: The Documentaries

From Left: Host Rory Kennedy with Documentary (Feature) nominees Gianfranco Rosi and Donatella Palermo, “Fire at Sea”, Hébert Peck, Raoul Peck and Rémi Grellety , “I Am Not Your Negro”, Roger Ross ...

Oscars 2017: Denzel Washington on Track to Make History With Third Win

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in ‘Fences’ (Courtesy: Paramount) By: Carson Blackwelder Managing Editor Denzel Washington has already earned a spot in the history books with a seventh Oscar ...

Doc Corner: The Non-Fiction Class of 2016

This year’s Oscar race for Best Documentary Feature was a fiercely competitive one. With the strength of the 15-wide finalists list, quite frankly, it would have been hard to give us a truly bad ...

La La Land Earns 14 Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards! See the Full List

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are in and La La Land leads the pack with 14 nominations! I knew La La Land was going to explode at this event, and it's probably going to end up taking ...

Moonlight wins Best Feature at the 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards, full list of winners here

It was a good night for Moonlight at the Gotham Independent Film Awards last night, with the Barry Jenkins-directed drama fending off competition from Certain Women, Everybody Wants Some!!, Manchester ...

“Manchester by the Sea” leads the Gotham Award nominations

Earlier today, the 2016 Ifp Gotham Independent Film Award nominations were unveiled, officially kicking off the precursor season. Leading the charge was Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, which ...

‘Manchester By the Sea,’ ‘Moonlight,’ and ‘Paterson’ Lead the 2016 Gotham Awards Nominations

Kicking off the onslaught of awards this year, as always, is the Gotham Independent Film Awards, which celebrates its 26th anniversary. Usually a strong slate highlighting some of the year’s best ...

Altitude acquires James Baldwin doc 'I Am Not Your Negro'

Raoul Peck’s feature doc about writer James Baldwin scored an audience award in Toronto. UK distributor Altitude Film Distribution has snapped up UK rights to Raoul Peck’s feature doc, I Am Not Your ...