Nicolas Rapold


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  • 4 years ago

    The Central Park Five is a story about how the wrong story got told. Five black and Hispanic teenagers recount how they were unfairly collared and jailed for years in the 1989 rape and near-murder of a white investment banker known ever after as "...

  • 5 years ago

    Kirby Dick's last documentary was titled Outrage, but you could call his newest the same thing. A measured, expertly constructed chronicle of rape in the military, The Invisible War is a humane exposé that does not cease to shock. That incl...

  • 5 years ago

    When is a movie more than a movie? When it's everything—or trying to be. Since early in cinema, a certain breed of panoramic nonfiction film has chased the dream of capturing the scope of human activity somewhere. The city symphonies of the ...

  • 5 years ago

    "They were experimenting on themselves,” says David Cronenberg, with no small amount of satisfaction, about the psychoanalytic all-stars of his superb new film, A Dangerous Method. It’s the dawn of the 20th century, and we are present ...

  • 5 years ago

    Bigger and here to stay, DOC NYC returns for its second year to spread the gospel of nonfiction, showcasing 52 features in what’s becoming the city’s mainstream fall complement to MOMA’s more international and experimental Docume...

  • 6 years ago

    The 49th annual New York Film Festival is in full swing at Lincoln Center and continues through October 16. Here's where you can find ongoing coverage of the fest from our writers on the scene. Come back often! Mott the Who? Doc Makes Case for Ban...


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