Sundance 2022: Mija passionate, inspiring documentary about immigration, music, social change, entrepreneurial resilience

In less than a handful of years, Doris Muñoz quickly established her credentials in the music industry, particularly in artist management. Her intergenerational connections to music bridged the classics of rachera and boleros to the legends of Juan Gabriel and Los Panchos, and recently to indie first-generation Mexican-American pop artists such as Cuco, Kali Uchis … Read more

Sundance 2020: Spaceship Earth documentary light hearted, richly informed look at Biosphere 2 experiment

At one point, Biosphere 2, built in the middle of the Arizona desert between 1987 and 1991, was destined to be the most significant scientific venture by the U.S. since the 1960s as NASA prepared to have astronauts walk on the moon, according to a May 1987 article in Discovery magazine. Biosphere 1 is the … Read more

Sundance 2020: Assassins superb geopolitical thriller on Kim Jong-nam assassination, vindication of two Southeast Asian women

When filmmaker Ryan White went to Kuala Lumpur to follow the trial of the two women charged with the 2017 assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, he believed that he would never be able to talk to Đoàn Thị Huong from Vietnam and Siti Aisyah from Indonesia. “It seemed … Read more