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Oscars: Films About the Natural World Aim for Best Documentary Feature

The nature doc is a staple of nonfiction storytelling in film, and the genre has produced a number of Oscar-winning documentary features — as recently as 2021’s winner My Octopus Teacher. This year, three nature docs made it to the shortlist ahead of the Academy Award nominations announcement on Jan. 24, and all aim to make […]

‘Fire of Love’ Captures a Love Triangle Like No Other

Maurice and Katia Krafft were not just two of the world’s most notable volcanologists — they were also two of the greatest filmmakers, who ventured into dangerous volcanic locations to capture images of some of the planet’s most beautiful and beguiling forms of nature. After their death during the June 3, 1991, eruption on Japan’s […]

IDA Documentary Awards: ‘All That Breathes’ Tops Winners

All that Breathes topped the 2022 IDA Documentary Awards, winning best feature and two other competitive awards. The film was previously selected as the winner of the Pare Lorentz Award. In addition to the top prize, the HBO title, which follows two brothers who run a bird hospital dedicated to rescuing injured black kites that […]

‘Good Night Oppy’ Wins Top Prize at Critics Choice Documentary Awards

Amazon Studios and Amblin Entertainment’s Good Night Oppy was named best documentary feature at the seventh annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards, which were handed out Sunday night at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan. Overall, Good Night Oppy won a total of five awards during the night, including best director for Ryan White. For the first […]

‘Fire of Love’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

Sara Dosa's Sundance-opening documentary explores the life and death of volcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft, who dedicated themselves and their marriage to chasing eruptions around the globe.