Petite maman: Au revoir l’enfance
In one of her most moving explorations of youth, Céline Sciamma offers the gently radical and reparative chance for a mother and child to share a perspective.
Dick Johnson Is Dead: Falling Angels
By repeatedly staging the death of the filmmaker’s father with tragicomic flair, Kirsten Johnson’s hybrid documentary grapples with the realities of dementia and finds grace.
Working Girls: Have You Ever Heard of Surplus Value?
Lizzie Borden’s groundbreaking drama scrutinizes the gender and labor relations that structure brothel-based sex work.
The Complete Films of Agnès Varda
The Heart of Documentary
Suffused with a palpable love for her subjects, Agnès Varda’s nonfiction work investigates the complex interrelations between self and community, public and private.