Recommended: The Arbor (Clio Barnard, 2010)

Artist filmmaker Clio Barnard’s debut feature is the affecting tale of playwright Andrea Dunbar; her chaotic life, untimely death and the lingering impact of both on her children. Told in an unconventional but commendably ingenious manner, it simultaneously gives her subjects a degree of anonymity and a voice. This fresh, evocative take on the documentary […]