"Three Genre-Expanding Documentaries about  Racist Crimes of the Past", Richard Brody, The New Yorker

"True/False 2017 Critic’s Notebook 1: Resistance and Futility", Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

"Take Care of Each Other: Paste at the 2017 True/False Film Fest", Tim Grierson, Paste Magazine

"How reality TV is getting even more unreal", Noel Murray, The Week

"True/False Film Festival 2017", Vikram Murthi,

"True/False Film Fest: Ferguson film 'Whose Streets?,' from the people who filled them", Steven Zeitchik, LA Times

"Amid the Good Vibes, True/False Serves Up a Slate of Bleak Fare", Akiva Gottleib, International Documentary Association

"Heart and Form in the Midwest: The Best of the 2017 True/False Film Festival", Jordan M. Smith, Nonfics

"In the age of alternative facts, decoding truth in documentary", Steven Zeitchik, LA Times

"Make It Real: See Through Me", Erik Hynes, Film Comment

"7 documentaries from the True/False Film Festival that challenge how we perceive reality", Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

"True/False ’17 Dispatch #1: 'Cage Fighter,' 'Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?' and 'All Good Things'", Stephen Saito, Moveable Fest

"Notes from the 2017 True/False Film Festival", Jason Fox, The Brooklyn Rail

"The True/False Film Festival Takes on Alternative Facts," Katie Walsh, Playboy

"The No-Label Festival: True/False 2017 and the Politics of Programming," Charlie Lyne, Sight & Sound

"Polarities and Pyrotechnics: True/False Festival 2017," Lauren Du Graf, Film Quarterly



"True/False, An Antidote to the Common Film Festival", Steven Zeitchik, LA Times

"At True/False 2016, Filmmakers Inside the Frame", Sam Adams, Criticwire

"Entering the Narrative: Highlights from True/False 2016", Alissa Wilkinson,

"Make it Real: Look Ma, We're All Hands", Eric Hynes, Film Comment

"What Are You Looking At? A Report from the 2016 True/False Film Fest", Tim Grierson, Paste Magazine

"Documentary Film Fest True/False 2016 Featured Memorable Characters Galore", Noel Murray, The AV Club

"True/False Puts the 'Festive' in Film Festival", Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

"True/False Film Festival Celebrates Story, Teaches Justice", Abby Olcese, Sojourners

"True/False Journal: A View from a Newbie", Ken Jacobson, International Documentary Association



"How to Change the World (Maybe)", Tim Grierson, Paste Magazine

"Indirect Cinema: A Report from True/False Film Fest 2015", Eric Hynes, Reverse Shot

"The Naked Festival: True/False 2015 versus the rules", Charlie Lyne, Sight and Sound

"The True/False Film Festival Feeds the Hunger for Great Documentaries, and People to Watch Them With", Sam Adams, Criticwire

"How True/False Challenges the Way We See Documentary Films", Ashley Clark, Indiewire

"Crossing Borders at True/False 2015", Scott Tobias, The Dissolve

"Joshua Oppenheimer's Manifesto", Sam Adams, Indiewire

"True/False 2015 Shorts: Former Models, The Woolworths Choir of 1979, My Gal, Rosemarie, and Abandoned Goods", Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

"Time Was the Essence of This Year's True/False Film Festival", Ben Godar, Nonfics

"Best in Show: These films, ideas were at the head of True/False 2015 class", Asher Gelzer-Govatos, Columbia Daily Tribune

"True/False 2015 Wrap Up", Pete Timmermann, PLAYBACK:stl



"Why True/False Is One of the Most Vital Festivals in America," Paul Dallas, Indiewire

"Crossing a Divide, Seeking Good," Lauren Sandler, The New York Times

"Blurred Lines", Eric Hynes, Moving Image Source

"True/False: A Place for World Premieres?" Robert Greene, Filmmaker Magazine

"Five Women Who Inspired Me at True/False," Paige Pritchard, The Riveter

"Ugly Ducklings? Fluxus Docs at True/False," Nick Pinterton, Sight and Sound

"The Freeing Power of True/False's Free Ride," Sam Adams, Criticwire

"Documentary and Fiction Cozy up at the True/False Film Festival" Noel Murray, the Dissolve

"The Whole Town's Talking: Impressions of the 2014 True/False Film Fest," Ben Sachs, MUBI Notebook

"True/False Diary 1 & True/False Diary 2," Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine



"True/False 2013: Two Freewheeling Takes on the Doc Fest," Nick Pinkerton & Nicolas Rapold, SundanceNOW

"Some Kind of Monster: True/False 2013," Eric Hynes, Cinema Scope

"True/False Film Fest," Ben Kenigsberg, Time Out Chicago

"True/False 2013 Dispatch #1: These Birds Walk, The Garden of Eden, The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear," Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

"True/False 2013 Dispatch #2: Sleepless Nights and Computer Chess," Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

"True, False, and Everything in Between," Brian Brooks, The Film Society of Lincoln Center

"Why True/False 2013 Rocked (And Why True/False Always Rocks)," Tom Roston, POV's Doc Soup

"True/False ticket sales top 43,000," Andrew Denney, The Columbia Tribune

"8 Ways True/False Put Its Charming, Small Host City on the Film Festival Map," Bryce Renninger, Indiewire

"True/False Festival Report," Tim Grierson, Paste Magazine



Forever Young: Dispatching the 2012 True/False Film Fest,” Eric Hynes, Cinema Scope

One of the world’s great film festivals takes place in Columbia, Missouri. True or False?” Sean Farnel, Ripping Reality

A Carnival of Documentaries,” Kevin Lee,

True/False Dispatch, Part 2,” Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

True/False 2012: Film Festival as Pure Bliss,” Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail

Truth Talking,” Eric Hynes and Farihah Zaman, Sundance Now

True/False 2012,” Farihah Zaman, Huffington Post

5 Reasons Why True/False Sets the Standard for Small Film Festivals,” Peter Knegt, Indiewire

True/False Film Fest Works Its Magic Again,” Cathy Salter, Columbia Tribune

My Five Favorite Documentaries from True/False 2012,” Tom Roston, Doc Soup

True/False Ticket Sales Top 37,000,” Columbia Tribune

Analog Senses in a Digital World: Between Futile Nostalgia and Weary Optimism at True/False 2012,” Gerald Sim, Framework


South by Midwest,” Eric Hynes, Cinema Scope

Truth and Dare,” Dennis Lim, Artforum

True/False 2011: Festival Report,” Charlotte Cook, The Documentary Blog

True/False 2011: The Eight Documentaries You Must See,” Basil Tsiokos, Indiewire

True/False: Documentary Film Festival Round Up,” David Moats, The Quietus

Environmentalism, In Other Words, and Other Reflections from True/False 2011,” Gerald Sim, Framework

Previous Years

Curating a Gem of a Fest: True/False Reflects on First Six Years," Brian Brooks, Indiewire

True/False 2010: A Festival Apart,” Pamela Cohn, Hammer to Nail

True/False Film Festival: Dispatch One,” Vadim Rizov, House Next Door

Festival Focus: True/False Film Festival,” Doug Whyte, Documentary Magazine

True/False: Looking Back, Looking Ahead,” Hank Waters, Columbia Tribune

Filmmakers’ Party a Time of Gratitude,” Janese Silvey, Columbia Tribune

At a Young Missouri Doc Fest, Exploring the Balance Between True and False,” Eugene Hernandez, Indiewire

True/False Film Festival 2010,” Gerald Sim, Framework


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