VERY SEMI-SERIOUS

Leah Wolchok goes behind the scenes of the The New Yorker, documenting history of the magazine’s memorable cartoons – and the cartoonists that brought them to life. Although traditional in its format, this engaging HBO project keeps you laughing minute by minute. (BKP: 4.5/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky Cartoons in The New…

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CODEGIRL

Lesley Chilcott’s inspiring documentary tells stories of teenage girls from around the world as they enter the 2015 Technovation Challenge. Codegirl is an interesting, empowering and insightful documentary everyone should see; most importantly, high school girls. (BKP: 4.5/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky “It’s difficult to be what you can’t see.” Director Lesley…

PALIO

Palio—a centuries old battle—is run two times every summer, a battle where both horse and rider have the chance to bring pride to their district. Directed by Cosima Spender, Palio is a gripping documentary that follows two jockeys who will stop at nothing for the win…but their can only be one. (JEP: 3.5/5) Review by…