Images and Cinefranco Festivals

Images and Cinefranco Festivals

“Tis the season of film festivals. Every spring, a plethora of film events emerge, presenting unique works that may not be ready for prime time Cineplex releases but are certainly worthy of being screened. In movie-mad Toronto, niche audiences can have their day—or...
Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, directors Feature documentary bio of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. Wim Wenders starts his latest documentary Salt of the Earth with photos that document an astonishing number of workers in a gold mine in Serra...
While We’re Young

While We’re Young

Noah Baumbach, director and writer Starring: Ben Stiller (Josh), Naomi Watts (Cornelia), Adam Driver (Jamie), Amanda Seyfried (Darby), Maria Dizzia (Marina), Adam Horovitz (Fletcher), Peter Yarrow (Ira Mandlestam), Charles Grodin (Leslie Breitbart) The public’s...
Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt

Feature documentary Robert Kenner, director and co-script w/Kim Roberts, partially based on the book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway Robert Kenner’s stylish new documentary Merchants of Doubt  is many things: an exposé of climate change debunkers, a clinical...
The Price We Pay

The Price We Pay

Feature documentary Harold Crooks, director & co-script w/Brigitte Alepin The best documentaries, just like the finest fiction features, can be summarized in one line. The huge doc hit The Corporation is a great example. What’s its take-away line? “The corporation...