AUTHOR
Christopher Campbell is the managing editor of Nonfics and a freelance writer and editor for Film School Rejects, Movies.com and Fandango. In the past he has contributed to Indiewire, MTV News, Movieline, Paste, Spout, Documentary Magazine, Cinematical, Screen Crush, Pajiba, First Showing and The Documentary Channel Blog. He began writing film criticism and covering film festivals for a zine called Read, back when a zine could actually get you Sundance press credentials. Since then he has received a Master's degree in Cinema Studies from NYU, where he concentrated on nonfiction film.
STORIES BY CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL
In Theaters 4th Row Films
‘Kate Plays Christine’ Plays With Form in Ways Rarely Seen in American Documentary
Robert Greene's Kate Plays Christine follows actress Kate Lyn Sheil as she prepares for a new role: a real news reporter who killed herself on the air in the 1970s. But this is not your typical documentary character study.
Features state-of-play
Watch ‘State of Play’ For Free All This Week
With the Summer Games now over, it’s time for Olympics lovers to turn their focus to Pyeongchang, where the next Winter Games will
Features The Event 3
Watch Sergei Loznitsa’s ‘The Event’
Sergei Loznita's record of the three days of the 1991 August Coup in the Soviet Union is available free in time for the 25th anniversary of the period of unrest.
Features an-inconvenient-truth
100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This August
Because some people don't think there's anything good to watch on Netflix anymore, we've compiled an updated list of our top 100 recommended documentaries now available, as of August 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.
In Theaters Miss-Sharon-Jones-Featured
‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ Makes It Through Alive and Triumphant
Considering Barbara Kopple has made two of the best documentaries of all time (Harlan County, USA and American Dream, both of them Oscar winners), I tend
Features comedian trailer
The 20 Best Documentary Trailers of the Last 20 Years
Earlier this month, IndieWire posted a list called The 20 Best Trailers of the Last 20 Years. Sadly, and surprisingly, there wasn’t a
Reviews Sundance Institute
‘Gleason’ Maintains a Brilliant Balance of Tears and Laughter
Clay Tweel (Finders Keepers, Print the Legend) directed this documentary that follows the life of former NFL player Steve Gleason after he's diagnosed with ALS.
Home Viewing Zero Days 2
Zero Days is Alex Gibney’s Most Thrilling, Chilling and Fulfilling Film in Years
In late 2009, an unprecedented cyber attack caused the destruction of about 1000 centrifuges at an Iranian nuclear facility. The culprit was malware
In Theaters norman-lear-just-another-version-of-you-image-1
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Should’ve Been the Other Essential Biography Film of the Year
Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady are masters of a certain kind of observational documentary. They especially shine above all the gimmicky exposition films out there,
Features (T)error (Tribeca Film Festival)
100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This July
Because some people don't think there's anything good to watch on Netflix anymore, we've compiled an updated list of our top 100 recommended documentaries now available, as of July 1st, to stream on the site. This should keep you busy for a while.