Looking for Lumia:
By Swagato Chakravorty
Thomas Wilfred’s Forgotten Art of Light
It is possible to experience the exhibition Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light (Yale University Art Gallery, February 17 – July 23, 2017) in reverse-chronological order, since one may enter the gallery from either end.
Intelligence PornBy Sarah Mendelsohn
The Risk released on May 5 is an edited version of a reportedly very different and less ambivalent portrait of Julian Assange that was shown at Cannes last year, and is the product of more than six years of documenting WikiLeaks.
Screening the Regions:
By Paul Grant
An Incomplete Philippine Cinema
The Museum of Modern Art’s A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema (June 1 – 25) sets out to offer a vision of what post-2000 Philippine cinema looks like.
Content Is KingBy Will Fenstermaker
The video of Robert Godwin Sr.’s slaying remained on Facebook for over two hours before it flagged as “offensive content” and taken down.
A Prophet Against Empire: Jerry Tartaglia’s Escape from Rented Island: The Lost Paradise of Jack SmithBy David Bruin
Despite his outsized importance and his direct influence on artists such as Andy Warhol, Federico Fellini, and Robert Wilson, Jack Smith has eluded the public almost since the beginning.
Seems Like Just Yesterday
By Williams Cole
Revisiting the 80s and 90s at The Tribeca Film Festival
The documentaries at Tribeca this year covered many of the world's current ills, from the perennial destruction of the environment (The Last Animals, A River Below) to the cataclysmic Syrian Civil War (Hell on Earth).