Racism’s perfidious effects on everyday lives is the broad subject linking five new documentaries and one feature, which all challenge mainstream narratives.
This documentary directed by Doug Nichol plumbs the depths of devotion to a machine whose day might appear to be over.
In “Whitney: Can I Be Me,” a behind-the-scenes portrait of the singer’s rise and struggles with fame.
Ana Lily Amirpour puts a Middle Eastern spin, with a touch of Italian westerns, on the Dracula tale. And Leah Remini returns with more tales of disillusioned Scientologists.
Emer Reynolds’s dazzling film traces the history of Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Like the NASA team that produced these spacecraft, it inspires awe.
The documentary “Whose Streets?” examines the protests that came after the traumatic police shooting of Michael Brown in 2014.
In the director Rahul Jain’s first feature, he follows the lives of workers — and their working conditions — in a textile factory in Sachin, India.
“When they can’t speak about who they are in their everyday lives, they step,” Amanda Lipitz says of the girls whose lives she documented in the film “Step.”
“Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later” returns with a follow-up to the 2015 prequel series. And “Comrade Detective” takes viewers to 1980s Romania.
A Netflix documentary begins as an experiment to mask the use of performance-enhancing drugs, but ends up witnessing Russia’s Olympic doping program.