Below are some of the submitted best-of lists that contributed to the 2021 end-of-year Nonfics poll (* = still unreleased in the US; ** = released in the US last year). Christopher Campbell @thefilm…
This month's highlights include the surprise return of 'Cheer' and a spotlight on the films of Lee Grant.
'Summer of Soul' was voted the top documentary of the year in the 9th annual Nonfics year-end poll.
Your guide to this year's five Oscar shortlists recognizing documentaries.
The Critics Choice Association continues to spotlight documentaries this year -- or at least one -- with two nominations for 'Flee' at its main awards.
This month brings the best documentary of the year to theaters and a streaming showcase of works by women filmmakers.
Liz Garbus' documentary on the life of Jacques Cousteau is more about the present and the future than the past.
Christopher Campbell reviews Christian Frei's multi-narrative look at the commercialization of space travel.
Questlove's first feature wins big at the 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards.
From True/False 2012, here's a review of Viktor Kossakovsky's inventive globe-trotting documentary.
From the 2011 SXSW Film Festival, here's a brief review of Tristan Patterson's award-winning documentary.
This month, some of the year's best nonfiction films become available on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and more of your favorite streaming services.