documentary

Music

a janelle monáe documentary exists and her mom is the star

A Revolution of Love was directed by Emma Westenberg, who blessed us with the iconic 'Pynk' pussy power video last April.
Nicole DeMarco
3 days ago
Culture

why are we more obsessed with wealth and status than ever before?

In new film Generation Wealth, documentary maker Lauren Greenfield shows why, over the past 25 years we’ve become addicted to having more, more and more -- and where we’re headed next.
Clementine de Pressigny
5.24.18
Culture

the new basquiat doc is a searing statement on art and race today

'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat​' shows how the art world has changed since the 80s, and how it hasn't.
Shammara Lawrence
5.23.18
Culture

the 'twin peaks’ log lady is getting an official documentary

David Lynch has endorsed a film about the late actress Catherine Coulson, and it needs your help getting released.
Hannah Ongley
5.18.18
Culture

‘that summer’ is ‘grey gardens’ meets studio 54

Peter Beard and Lee Radziwill’s long-lost footage inserts Big and Little Edie into a wider cultural narrative about late 70s NYC.
Hannah Ongley
5.18.18
Culture

‘boom for real’ shows basquiat and nyc at their turning points

Director Sara Driver unearthed a trove of work and footage from his ex-roommate's underground vault.
Sarah Gooding
5.17.18
News

this new whitney doc promises the untold story

Just when we’d started to recover from the last heart-wrenching Whitney Houston documentary, another one is arriving to make us cry all over again.
Amelia Abraham
4.30.18
Culture

this documentary charts black roller rinks from 80s hip-hop to beyoncé

'United Skates' directors Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler discuss their electrifying, heartbreaking film.
Sarah Gooding
4.27.18
Fashion

alexander mcqueen finally has the documentary he deserves

Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui hope their heartbreaking new film 'McQueen' will inspire a fresh generation to rip up the rulebook.
Hannah Ongley
4.23.18
Fashion

'yellow is forbidden': the incredible story of guo pei, china's first couturier

In the face of political turbulence and western prejudice, the Chinese couturier makes her mark on the impenetrable world of western haute couture.
Hannah Ongley
4.23.18
News

the first trailer for the teenage basquiat documentary is here

'Boom For Real' dives into what Basquiat was like as a homeless teen living in Tompkins Square Park.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.19.18
News

get a first look at the haunting new alexander mcqueen documentary

Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui’s 'McQueen' premieres at Tribeca this weekend.
Hannah Ongley
4.16.18