Rather than wait a few more days until the month of December, The Solzy Awards for Documentaries are being honored this month for 2019. Earlier this month, I voted in my first-ever Critic’s Choice Documentary Awards. Some of these awards do match how I voted during the CCDA. However, there were some instances in which my preferred documentary was not a nominee earlier this month. In other instances, some of my categories were not a…"The Solzy Awards for Documentaries in 2019"
A number of films that premiered earlier this year during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival are opening in theaters this weekend. I reviewed Adam earlier this year for Out Magazine. This film has garnered a lot of attention and controversy on social media. Most of the controversy has to do with what is in the book rather than what is in the film. The film has managed to spark a boycott movement–one of which I…"Several Festival Films Opening This Weekend"
If Three Identical Strangers didn’t leave you with feelings of anger, One Child Nation should certainly leave viewers feeling angry about Chinese policy. China’s One Child Policy came to an end following a period of 35 years in 2015. This doesn’t stop a pair of documentary filmmakers from examining the devastating effects. If families had a daughter rather than a son, they would be increasingly likely to give them up for adoption. Or worse: leave…"Sundance 2019: One Child Nation"