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Sundance Movie Review: ‘The Oslo Diaries’

Today on Jewcy: A new documentary at the Sundance Film Festival looks at a crucial point in the peace process.

Abe Fried-Tanzer
January 23, 2018

Nonfiction filmmaking comes in many forms. Among the hottest documentaries each year are films that expose a hidden story about a cover-up or other wrongdoing, seeking to inspire change by gaining publicity and exposure. They are important and worthwhile, and very often controversial. Equally valid are documentaries that dramatize events in a way meant purely to tell a story rather than to achieve an objective, presenting as clear-cut and straightforward examination using archive footage and interviews. This is one genre that comes closer to being objective than any other.

Abe Fried-Tanzer, a Jewcy contributor, writes about film at