Documentary Fortnight 2014: MoMA's Annual Showcase Offers Innovative, Challenging, and Beautiful Films
The 13th edition of Documentary Fortnight, the Museum of Modern Art's annual showcase of documentary features, short films, and installations, screens from February 14-28. The wide-ranging, international selection, as always, is very impressive, featuring films that are innovative, beautifully made, and challenging. These films often make use of dramatic, performance, and narrative techniques that are usually associated more with fictional features, expanding the documentary form and challenging the boundaries between nonfiction and fictional narratives. Contemporary art installation techniques also fascinatingly intersect with documentary practice in some of the films featured in this year's festival.
Click through the gallery below to read capsule reviews of some notable films selected; for more information on these and other films in the festival, visit MoMA's website.