The documentary “The New Corporation,” premiering at TIFF, examines how corporations cosplay as “socially responsible” when they are anything but.
Richard Porton is one of the editors of Cineaste magazine and has written on film for Cinema Scope, In These Times, and Moving Image Source. His anthology On Film Festivals (Wallflower Press) was published in 2009.
Tracey Deer’s debut feature, premiering at TIFF, examines a 12-year-old’s coming-of-age during the 1990 Oka Crisis—a grueling standoff between Mohawk activists and Quebecois.
The new doc “Enemies of the State” examines the case of Matt DeHart, an intelligence analyst who was targeted by the authorities after allegedly gaining access to top-secret files.
Director Emma Seligman’s “Shiva Baby,” which played the Toronto International Film Festival, sees things turn upside down for a sex worker during the Jewish ceremony for the dead.
The “DAU” project, an immersive Russian film made over ten years with untrained actors, has come under fire for casting neo-Nazis, as well as allegations of rape and child abuse.
The new Aussie Western about outlaw Ned Kelly (available on-demand April 24) features a stellar cast, including George MacKay, Nicholas Hoult, Essie Davis, and Russell Crowe.
The extraordinarily Nina Hoss (“Phoenix”) opens up to Richard Porton about her latest film, “My Little Sister,” and why her last three films were directed by women.
Andrey Gryazev’s new documentary “The Foundation Pit” uses YouTube videos to provide a portrait of the Russian people’s misery under dictator Vladimir Putin.
The latest from talented German filmmaker Christian Petzold (“Phoenix”) tells the tale of a mermaid who falls in love with a man—with a major contemporary twist.
Sébastien Lifshitz’s documentary “Petite fille (Little Girl)” follows Sasha, a seven-year-old trans girl from the French countryside who struggles to find acceptance.