Documentary

This year’s edition of the acclaimed documentary film festival showcased an impressive combination of social realism and artistic manipulation

This new docu-series on a cult established in Oregon in the 1980s is a timely exercise in tolerance and a fascinating insight into extremism

frieze video - 07 Mar 2018

Fifty years on, Ellen Mara De Wachter retraces Robert Smithson’s journey to his home town of Passaic, New Jersey, in search of the monuments of his time

Sponsored Content - 22 Feb 2018

With his show at Simon Lee gallery opening this evening, the legendary Italian artist, and one of the key figures in the arte povera movement, discusses the solace of creativity, reflecting self in society and searching for the ‘third paradise’ of connecting difference

How documentary filmmakers are experimenting with historical narratives to better understand the present

Sponsored Content - 12 Dec 2017

Kosovo-born Sislej Xhafa's first exhibition in Germany speaks to the artist's concerns around identity politics and his birthplace

Sponsored Content - 08 Dec 2017

With her current solo show at Anton Kern Gallery, New York, the Dutch-American artist explains her travelling, hybrid procession-protest piece which uses graphic design and portable sculptural pieces to champion women’s rights

Talks
Asif Kapadia and Krishnan Guru-Murthy in conversation at Frieze Talks 2017

The Academy Award-winning filmmaker in discussion with news anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy about media, truth-telling and complicity

A new documentary portrays the Italian village that has performed plays about itself every summer for 50 years 

The filmmaker on being placed on a terror watch list, aesthetic approaches, and Julian Assange’s gender politics in her new documentary Risk

Eduardo Williams, The Human Surge, 2016, film still

Eduardo Williams’s new documentary focuses on the cruelty of the job market for young people in three different countries

Errol Morris, The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography, 2016, film still. Courtesy: Fourth Floor Productions and Moxie Pictures

Errol Morris’s new documentary is a touching portrait of photographer Elsa Dorfman