All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (2022)
Director: Laura Poitras Run Time: 113 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022
Starring: Harry Cullen, Megan Kapler, Nan Goldin, Noemi Bonazzi, Patrick Radden Keefe
Country: United States
About the film:
Golden Lion winner, 2022 Venice Film Festival
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (2022) was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 95th Academy Awards. Celebrate Awards Season at the Film Center! Learn more here.
Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is an epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, ground-breaking photography, and rare footage of her personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the overdose crisis.
About the filmmaker:
Laura Poitras is an American filmmaker and journalist. Her film Citizenfour (2014) won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, as well as awards from BAFTA, Independent Spirit Awards, and the Directors Guild of America. The first film in her post-9/11 trilogy, My Country, My Country (2006), was nominated for an Academy Award. The second film, The Oath (2010), was nominated for two Emmys. Her reporting on NSA surveillance received the George Polk Award for National Security journalism, and shared in the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for public service. Her film Risk (2016) premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, and All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (2022) won the Golden Lion at the 2022 Venice Film Festival, making it only the second documentary film to ever win the award.See our upcoming films