From 2024, for a movie to be nominated for an Oscar as ‘Best Picture’, it must meet a new set of diversity standards both on camera and behind the scenes. The move […]
JULY 17–30, 2020 North America’s largest festival of contemporary Japanese cinema returns for its unprecedented 14th edition as an entirely virtual experience. Featuring a diverse slate of 30 feature films and 12 […]
This documentary was produced by Musindo Mwinyipembe and David Koff for the Public Broadcasting (PBS) affiliate in Boston, Massachusetts. PBS refused to air the film as the creators intended, and instead broadcast […]
Previous NOWNESS contributor Bradley Tangonan, a Hawaiian-born director and producer, presents this thoughtful new film taken from an ongoing series exploring native Hawaiian culture, craftsmanship, and the spiritual energy (or ‘mana’) of […]
BBC documentary 2013.
The Brazilian filmmaker just made this one movie. But, according to Martin Scorsese and others, one of the finest ever made. And listen to the soundtrack! Read more about this legendary movie […]
Kyle MacLachlan’s unique blend of darkish wholesomeness made him the perfect posterboy for director David Lynch – starring in “Dune”, “Blue Velvet” and “Twin Peaks”. That cryptic TV series is back with […]
Writer-Director Tamara P. Carter (THE LEFTOVERS) introduces an experimental drama about a Brooklyn based artist who moves to Paris to get married and start a new life. As a harrowed past catches […]
An intimate, revealing NHK documentary portrait of Hayao Miyazaki (My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away) follows the tireless animator from his announced semi-retirement in 2013 through his decision to develop Boro the Caterpillar, […]
New York-based director Aurélien Heilbronn’s intimate portrait of illegal motorbike racers of the Dominican Republic.