The documentary slate at this year’s Independent Film Festival Boston’s all-virtual spring festival puts non-fiction film front and center.
As always, IFFBoston’s Executive Director Brian Tamm and Program Director Nancy Campbell have curated a stellar lineup of films that promises to represent the very best of current American and international cinema.
A wide-ranging slate of documentary features on display in this year’s Independent Film Festival Boston. Here’s a sampling of a few of the standout films coming up.
What starts off as a rollicking entertainment ends with a flourish of profundity.
The absurdist comedy Sylvio suffers from chronic low energy, but Tormenting the Hen is mysterious and magnetic.
Derek Frank’s film tells the story of radio station owner Bob Bittner, whose one-man network has generated a cult following.
The IFFBoston’s commitment to films about marginalized communities is turning the festival into an essential cultural event.
Actress Kate Lyn Sheil travels to Sarasota to star in a biopic where she will be filmed re-enacting TV broadcaster Christine Chubbuck’s suicide.
H. relies on clever editing manipulations and pithy reaction shots rather than on flashy special effects.