"True/False Film Festival - Review", Simran Hans, The Guardian

"True/False Film Festival 2018 Khalik Allah’s Black Mother", Christopher Grey, Slant Magazine

"True/False Strikes Right Balance Between Local, Global", Aarik Danielsen, Columbia Daily Tribune

"Festivals: True/False 2018", Nicolas Rapold, Film Comment

"At True/False Film Fest, Organizers Bring on the Documentaries and Let the Definitions Be Damned", Chris O'Falt, indieWire

"Courting the impossible: The Task and Bisbee ’17 at True/False 2018", Irina Trocan, Sight & Sound

"The Unexpected: A Report from True/False Film Fest 2018", Tayler Montague, Reverse Shot

"True/False 2018 Part 1: Bucking the Trend", Vikram Muthi,

"When It Comes to Telling True Stories, Women Filmmakers Reign Supreme", Kristen Yoonsoo Kim, Broadly

"Adventures in Nonfiction Filmmaking at True/False 2018", Daniel Kasman, MUBI

"True/False 2018: What Can the Documentarian Do?", Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

"How the Black Audio Film Collective Remixed Fact and Fiction", Dan Schindel, Hyperallergic

"The Vivienne Westwood Documentary Vivienne Westwood Doesn’t Want You to See", Hilary Weaver, Vanity Fair

"Interview: Khalik Allah", Rooney Elmi, Film Comment

"'You Must Be Reactive in the Face of Danger': Dieudo Hamadi on Kinshasa Makambo", Steve Macfarlane, Filmmaker Magazine




"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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