As the world entered the post-truth era, documentary film artists embraced ever more levels of formal awareness and complexity. Obfuscation, or the only way through the media maze, asks Robert Greene? Plus: the 25 best documentaries of the year.
It was a year rich in features – but even more so in short-form films, if only you could see them. Chris Robinson, Alex Dudok de Wit and Jez Stewart uncover the gems crying out for a place on the bill at your local cinema.
Chris Robinson, Alex Dudok de Wit, Jez Stewart
Friday 6 January 2017
Beyond the likes of Inside Out and Song of the Sea, innovation in animation continued to take place at the shorts end of the scale. Our three critics round up their international highlights of the year.
Alex Dudok de Wit, Chris Robinson, Jez Stewart
Friday 5 February 2016
The best films of the year – the overground, the underground, the widely released and the still emerging, from oldtimers and first-timers – as chosen by 112 of our international contributors and colleagues.
Sight & Sound contributors
Friday 28 November 2014