Underground Film Journal

Documentary Reviews


American Arab
American Arab, the latest provocative documentary by Usama Alshaibi, is both profoundly personal and culturally inquisitive. The film tells his own unique story as well as the stories of other Arabs.
Zero Killed
Michael Kosakowski’s Zero Killed is a documentary that explores everyday people’s murder fantasies, confessed on camera, then acted out in a short fictional film.
Run Run It’s Him
Matthew Pollack’s Run Run It’s Him is a complex, autobiographical documentary about the filmmaker’s lifelong addiction to pornography.
The documentary Scrap by Paul von Stoetzel is an artful documentary about two American iconoclast artists: Jim Bishop and Tom Every.
J.T. Petty goes deep into the dark world of underground horror in S&Man to try to understand why audiences enjoy violent movies.