2020 Updates

2020 in Review: August

This month: a flying train, Nikola Tesla, a government of teenage boys, and more.

What Happens When a Thousand Teenage Boys Form Their Own Government

A Major New Directory of Women and Nonbinary Filmmakers Aims to End Gatekeeping

Sundance Institute Grants COVID Relief Funds to 39 Arts Organizations

Inventor Nikola Tesla Gets a Suitably Unusual Biopic

Ai Weiwei Drops Surprise Film About the COVID-19 Lockdown in Wuhan

The Native Americans Whose Activism Made DC’s Football Team Change Its Name

The Radical Collective of 20-Somethings Who Filmed the DNC and RNC of 1972

This 1902 Footage of a Flying Train Is the Film of the Summer

By Dan Schindel

Born and raised in Maryland and currently based in New York, Dan Schindel is an associate editor at Hyperallergic, freelance culture writer, and available for any copy-editing/proofreading needs you may have. This website was originally a blog called Days of Docs, and chronicled his attempt to watch and review a documentary every single day for a whole year. He was mostly successful at this, and now he knows everything. He puts this knowledge to use by writing about movies, TV, games, books, comics, art, and more.