Joseph Owen examines the power of knowledge and perception in Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North.
Ben Flanagan makes the case for Orson Welles' long-lost masterpiece The Other Side of the Wind is a hybrid documentary on the death of a genius.
The public perception of a dead woman is challenged in Carol Morley's Dreams of a Life, as Orla Smith writes.
Satya Hariharan draws a line across history from 1980s British police violence in Black Audio Film Collective's Handsworth Songs to our present moment of image saturation.
Cathy Brennan documents her fragmented thoughts and frustrations working her way through the filmography of corrupt YouTube auteur Shane Dawson.
Regarding The Pain of Others: Two new festival hits - Me and the Cult Leader and The Viewing Booth - are investigated by Catriona Mahmoud for what they can teach us about how we receive images and use them to shape our beliefs.
Thomas Atkinson surveys the digital documentary future promised by Isiah Medina's Inventing the Future, and says: 'Is this it?'
Maximilien Luc Proctor finds potential energy in landscape portraits in the experimental films of Nathaniel Dorsky, Teo Hernandez, and James Benning.