Stories about Documentary

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.

Screen Grabs: What happened to Dag Hammarskjold?

Plus: After the Wedding, Jirga, One Child Nation, a benefit for Canyon Cinema, and more in theaters this week.

Joan Jett Blakk for President, perpetually!

The subject of an acclaimed new play, drag talk show host and presidential candidate Terence Alan Smith looks back on his trailblazing life.

Screen Grabs: A devil in Tasmania, Tel Aviv on fire…

Remembering Phil Solomon, Lake of Dracula restored, Blue Note Records, a Macedonian beekeeper, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Celebrating an Iranian giant’s ‘life as art’

Two Abbas Kiarostami tributes. Plus: Mike Wallace doc, sleek German horror, '60s drag queen pageant, more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: A gripping dispatch from the heart of Aleppo

Cannes-winner For Sama will shake you. Plus: David Crosby, Queen of Diamonds, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Neon Slime Mixtape ...

‘The Great Hack’: They’ve got your data, and yes they’ve used it

New Netflix doc plumbs the depths of social media's political deception, examining the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica case.

Jewish Film Festival sparks with romance, tragedy, fiddler on roof

From Ethiopian civil war to Broadway blockbuster, the 39th edition of the fest continues to broaden its scope.

Screen Grabs: A Japanese master of ‘The Human Condition’ gets his due

Plus: Frozen Film Festival, The Farewell, a Blaxploitation classic, Sword of Trust, Sea of Shadows, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: A wave of women behind the camera

Two series showcase cinematography and horror. Plus: Cockettes at 50, transgender in Hong Kong, Leonard Cohen's muse, more