All articles by Robert Greene

Lists

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

In this list we aim to write women back into film history by championing 100 female-directed hidden gems that have been forgotten or unfairly overlooked – with contributions from Jane Campion, Greta Gerwig, Claire Denis, Isabelle Huppert, Agnès Varda, Tilda Swinton, our regular contributors listed below and many more special guests.

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
Interviews

“I’m not willing to accept that someone else gets to say who my brother was”: Yance Ford on Strong Island

By Robert Greene

“I’m not willing to accept that someone else gets to say who my brother was”: Yance Ford on Strong Island
Features

The shape of documentary to come

By Robert Greene

The shape of documentary to come
Features

American Movie at 20: why this portrait of a working-class Wisconsin auteur endures

By Robert Greene

American Movie at 20: why this portrait of a working-class Wisconsin auteur endures
Features

The greatest documentary performances, from Nanook to Ocasio-Cortez

By Robert Greene

The greatest documentary performances, from Nanook to Ocasio-Cortez
Features

The Cruise at 20: looking back at the movie that broke the DV revolution

By Robert Greene

The Cruise at 20: looking back at the movie that broke the DV revolution
Interviews

A cinema-in-the-moment: Sam Green on A Thousand Thoughts and the ‘live documentary’

By Robert Greene

A cinema-in-the-moment: Sam Green on A Thousand Thoughts and the ‘live documentary’
Polls

The best documentaries of 2016: cinematic nonfiction in the year of nonfact

By Robert Greene

The best documentaries of 2016: cinematic nonfiction in the year of nonfact
Features

The myth of authenticity and the limits of access: Under the Sun, Cameraperson and the Kiarostami-esque sublime

By Robert Greene

The myth of authenticity and the limits of access: Under the Sun, Cameraperson and the Kiarostami-esque sublime
Features

Portrait(s) of the exiled artist: the how and why of Peter Watkins’ Edvard Munch

By Robert Greene

Portrait(s) of the exiled artist: the how and why of Peter Watkins’ Edvard Munch
Unfiction

Always for pleasure: the adventures of Bill and Turner Ross

By Robert Greene

Always for pleasure: the adventures of Bill and Turner Ross
Features

Always for pleasure: the adventures of Bill and Turner Ross

By Robert Greene

Always for pleasure: the adventures of Bill and Turner Ross
Features

Donald Trump, reality chimera

By Robert Greene

Donald Trump, reality chimera
Features

The best of 2015 in cinematic nonfiction

By Robert Greene

The best of 2015 in cinematic nonfiction
Features

Chantal Akerman, guiding light

By Robert Greene

Chantal Akerman, guiding light
Features

Adam Curtis versus Joshua Oppenheimer, or art times journalism

By Robert Greene

Adam Curtis versus Joshua Oppenheimer, or art times journalism
Features

Read my finger

By Robert Greene

Read my finger
Videos

Video: Southern Gothic

By Robert Greene

Video: Southern Gothic

The Jinx: not my documentary renaissance

By Robert Greene

The Jinx: not my documentary renaissance
Features

How to create a documentary character

By Robert Greene

How to create a documentary character
Features

In memoriam Albert Maysles, 1926-2015

By Robert Greene

In memoriam Albert Maysles, 1926-2015
Features

Sundance 2015 documentaries: awake, cinema?

By Robert Greene

Sundance 2015 documentaries: awake, cinema?
Features

The best of 2014 in cinematic nonfiction

By Robert Greene

The best of 2014 in cinematic nonfiction
Features

Playing the mule

By Robert Greene

Playing the mule
Features

Unacknowledged scripts: Joshua Oppenheimer on The Look of Silence

By Robert Greene

Unacknowledged scripts: Joshua Oppenheimer on The Look of Silence
Features

Back to school with Frederick Wiseman, Krzysztof Kieslowski et al

By Robert Greene

Back to school with Frederick Wiseman, Krzysztof Kieslowski et al
Videos

Video: the art of nonfiction

By Robert Greene

Video: the art of nonfiction
Features

Die, Hybrid! Die!

By Robert Greene

Die, Hybrid! Die!
Features

Wrestling realities

By Robert Greene

Wrestling realities
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