We’re just about midway through 2015, and that means taking stock of the cinematic year so far. In terms of feature films, it’s been a stellar year, with everything from “Inside Out” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” to “The Duke Of Burgundy” and “L’il Quinquin” making it one of the strongest first six months of a moviegoing calendar that we can remember with a plethora of equally excellent movies having cropped up at festivals. But to focus on the fiction arena would be to miss whole swaths of great cinema, because the documentaries of the first half of 2015 have been excellent. Here's Indiewire's top picks for the 2015 so far.
A slew of Oscar winners have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the years, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and "Crash." With this year's edition launching on Thursday, IndieWire took a look at the films screening at the event that stand the best chance at entering this year's awards race. Read more on IndieWire.com