how an all-lgbt gang used fashion to survive when america wouldn’t let them
The Check It is a gang of queer black youth operating just blocks from the White House in inner-city D.C. The new documentary 'Check It' gives a voice to a forgotten subculture for which self-expression is simultaneously dangerous and all-important.
‘all this panic’ might be the most honest documentary about teenage girlhood ever
Jenny Gage and Tom Betterton’s first film, about seven friends growing up in New York, is a rare unfiltered depiction of how it feels to be young, female, and figuring it out.
5 stranger-than-fiction documentaries to catch at tribeca film festival
From 60s skate culture in Venice Beach to a stunning exploration of true true love, Tribeca Film Festival has some forceful stories to tell this year. Here are five you absolutely can’t miss.
5 first-time female directors to discover at tribeca film festival
This year’s Tribeca Film Festival belongs to the female directors breaking onto the feature-film scene for the first time. Here’s what to catch, from Katie Holmes’ directorial debut to Jenny Gage’s hotly tipped portrait of teenage girls coming of age...