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‘Villeneuve Pironi’ Director on Going Beyond the Rivalry for Formula 1 Doc

For Villeneuve Pironi director Torquil Jones, capturing the stories of sports legends and those who live on the edge is standard practice. In the last half-decade, the filmmaker has been behind stories about Nepali mountaineer Nirmal Purja who sought to conquer 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks in seven months (14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible); […]

‘Stay Prayed Up’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2021

Directors D.L. Anderson and Matt Durning chronicle the gospel singer Lena Mae Perry’s journey to record a live album with her band, The Branchettes.

‘Messwood’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2021

Two Milwaukee-area public schools, one predominantly white and the other predominantly Black, form a unified high school football team in this documentary from Emily Kuester and Brad Lichtenstein.