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Sheri Linden

Senior Copy Editor/Film Critic

‘The Meaning of Hitler’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker's documentary 'The Meaning of Hitler' delves into decades' worth of cultural fascination with the Nazi leader and its political ramifications today.

‘A Crime on the Bayou’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

Documentarian Nancy Buirski's 'A Crime on the Bayou' profiles the Black fisherman who stood up to a notorious political boss in 1960s Louisiana, and the white attorney who took his landmark case to…

‘In My Own Time: A Portrait of Karen Dalton’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

'In My Own Time,' a debut documentary executive produced by Wim Wenders and directed by Robert Yapkowitz and Richard Peete, explores the music and the troubled life of folksinger Karen Dalton.

‘Television Event’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

Documentarian Jeff Daniels' 'Television Event' explores the making of the most-watched TV movie in U.S. history, 'The Day After,' which dramatized the effects of nuclear war.

‘Hillbilly Elegy’: Film Review

Ron Howard directs Glenn Close and Amy Adams, as a mother and daughter with a tumultuous relationship, in 'Hillbilly Elegy,' the film adaptation of J.D. Vance's debate-sparking memoir.

‘Cicada’: Film Review

Matthew Fifer's first feature, the interracial gay love story 'Cicada,' screened recently in the BFI London Film Festival and NewFest.

‘She Paradise’: Film Review | AFI 2020

Maya Cozier's Trinidad-set debut feature, 'She Paradise,' revolves around a female crew of hard-working, hard-partying soca dancers and their newest recruit.

‘I’m Your Woman’: Film Review | AFI 2020

Rachel Brosnahan toplines Julia Hart's 1970s-set drama 'I'm Your Woman' as the wife of a criminal, on the run with her infant.

‘Mighty Ira’: Film Review

Ira Glasser, who led the ACLU for two pivotal decades, is profiled in 'Mighty Ira,' a documentary that focuses on the organization's controversial involvement in the landmark Skokie case of 1977.

‘El Gran Fellove’: Film Review | San Sebastian 2020

In 'El Gran Fellove,' his first stint at the helm of a documentary, Matt Dillon celebrates vintage Cuban music and one of its long-forgotten stars.

‘Beginning’: Film Review | San Sebastian 2020

In her debut feature, Beginning, Georgian director Dea Kulumbegashvili zeros in on a despondent woman's emotional isolation within a community of Jehovah's Witnesses.

‘Beans’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

A Mohawk tween learns painful lessons about her people's place in Canadian society in Tracey Deer's inspired-by-true-events drama Beans.