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‘City Hall’: Film Review | Venice 2020

Documentary master Frederick Wiseman ('In Jackson Heights') films his native town of Boston in his latest nonfiction feature, 'City Hall,' which premiered in Venice.

Sundance Institute Names Global Documentary Fund Grantees

The Sundance Institute has named its latest documentary fund grantees to receive $520,000 in financing for film development and production to postproduction and audience marketing.

‘Monrovia, Indiana’: Film Review | Venice 2018

Documaker Frederick Wiseman turns his camera on a small Midwestern farming community and explores its values in 'Monrovia, Indiana.'

Critic’s Picks: A November To-Do List for Film Buffs in Los Angeles

L.A. cinephiles can choose among screenings of favorites from Frederick Wiseman and Eric Rohmer, a retrospective devoted to Robert Altman, a series of classic war movies and more this month.

‘EX LIBRIS: The New York Public Library’: Film Review | Venice 2017

Frederick Wiseman observes the patrons and administrators of America’s largest library after the Library of Congress in 'EX LIBRIS: The New York Public Library.'

Governors Awards Honoree Jackie Chan: “Sometimes the Simple Stunts Are the Most Dangerous”

The actor-filmmaker is one of four films icons — behind perfect films from 'The Graduate' to 'Lawrence of Arabia' — who will be honored at Saturday's eighth annual ceremony.

A September To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Leave the late-summer drek at the multiplex and challenge yourself with a classic from Frederick Wiseman or Michael Cimino instead.

‘Hoop Dreams’ Director Steve James to Get Career Tribute at Hot Docs Festival

North America's largest doc festival will also honor the American filmmaker with a movie retrospective.

‘Bolshoi Babylon’: TIFF Review

British director Nick Read ('The Condemned') delves into the strange case surrounding the acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director Sergei Filin.

‘In Jackson Heights’: Venice Review

Frederick Wiseman's latest three-hour-plus opus looks at the culturally diverse Queens neighborhood of the title.

Barbara Kopple’s ‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ to Open DOC NYC

The documentary film festival will also present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Kopple, Jon Alpert and Frederick Wiseman.

Laura Poitras, Frederick Wiseman to Screen New Work at New York Film Festival

The festival's documentary sidebar will also include portraits of Nora Ephron and Ingrid Bergman.