All Light, Everywhere

All Light, Everywhere

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An exploration of the shared histories of cameras, weapons, policing and justice. As surveillance technologies become a fixture in everyday life, the film interrogates the complexity of an objective point of view, probing the biases inherent in both human perception and the lens.

2021Rating: TBC105 minsUSASandbox Films (II)
Documentary

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All Light, Everywhere | Awards

Award Winner
Special Jury Award for Nonfiction Experimentation at Sundance Film Festival 2021.

All Light, Everywhere | Reviews

94%62 reviews

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A brilliant and chilling study in watching the watchers.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A film about how unreliable film can be is a fascinating concept, and All, Light Everywhere is a rich achievement, brimming with ideas.

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Variety

Variety

A superb if sinister example of how the outwardly modest essay format can deploy arguments that challenge us to unpick our most basic assumptions.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A playful, enraging, free-associative cine-essay that both expands and eats itself alive as it proceeds.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

In a manner that is patient - and sometimes even playful - rather than polemical, All Light, Everywhere contributes to debates about crime, policing, racism and accountability.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

There is so much - too much - to see here, and no end of vantages from which to see it.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

A tremendous work that anyone merely curious about the various relationships the government has to both private industry and an enormous public ought to see.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

All Light, Everywhere ultimately succeeds in more conventional terms: that is, on the strength and specificity of its chosen material.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

A thoughtful, if sometimes frustrating, meditation on the acts of "seeing" and "interpreting"...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

As a freestanding work, All Light, Everywhere has got more problems than can be described here. But as a gift-bag of prompts for discussion, it's hard to beat.

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NPR

NPR

It's an incredibly complicated, chewy, and wonderful documentary.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

While the effort put into research for this documentary is commendable, ultimately the aestheticisation of the information dampens its impact.

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All Light, Everywhere | Release Details

All Light, Everywhere is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and DocPlay and Apple TV and Academy On Demand and AroVision.