Director Asif Kapadia To Headline SENNA, Grand Prix Panel

When I decided we should do the Jalopnik Film Festival I knew if we could get RUSH we'd have to get SENNA and Grand Prix. And if we could get all that to happen, I prayed we could get SENNA director Asif Kapadia to come. Sometimes dreams do come true. » 9/12/13 4:22pm 9/12/13 4:22pm

Senna Wins Best Documentary… In Britain

Asif Kapadia's phenomenal Senna was overlooked by a confused and self-obsessed Hollywood, but the Brits did the right thing by nominating and awarding the film with a "Best Documentary" award in the BAFTA — their clearly superior version of the Oscars. The film also won for best editing. » 2/12/12 4:01pm 2/12/12 4:01pm

Senna scores year's best documentary debut

Asif Kapadia's acclaimed documentary "Senna," the story of legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna, found "glowing numbers" in its limited debut this weekend. In fact, the numbers were so good Senna's currently, eight months into the year, the best documentary debut of 2011. Take that, New York media elites and your silly… » 8/16/11 1:00pm 8/16/11 1:00pm

Another kind of Senna movie

We all know where we were when Ayrton Senna died. But do we really? Asif Kapadia’s documentary is only the latest chapter in the 17 years of collective remembrance which has turned Senna’s death into the epochal event it now is. A new piece of amateur footage from the grandstands of Imola shows a very different… » 7/18/11 10:00am 7/18/11 10:00am