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TIFF 2022: The Grab, by David Bax

It’s difficult, when writing about an issues-advocacy documentary–especially one as effective as Gabriela Cowperthwaite‘s The Grab–not to just turn around and spout back the lessons learned and truths uncovered by the movie, turning a review into a list of talking...

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The Territory: The Old Land, by David Bax

In Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn and an anonymous third director’s chilling Indonesian genocide documentary The Act of Killing (which premiered at the Telluride Film Festival almost exactly ten years ago), there’s a shot where one of the perpetrators of the...