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'Tower' Relives A School Shooting That Wasn't An Everyday Phenomenon

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment

In 1966, mass shootings weren’t the stuff of everyday headlines. When a 25-year-old gunman open fired at a Texas university, killing 14 people and w...

The 'Newtown' Trailer Shows Hope For A Shattered Community

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment

The residents of Newtown, Connecticut, have spent nearly four years piecing their lives back together in the wake of America’s deadliest grade-schoo...

A Viral Video Set Sergei Polunin On A Path To Revolutionizing Ballet

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.20.2016 | Arts

In February 2015, renowned American photographer David LaChapelle quietly released a video on the internet. In it, Ukrainian-born Sergei Polunin ― o...

6 Documentaries You Should Watch 'Now!'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 09.16.2016 | Entertainment

The second season of “Documentary Now!” started this week, with Bill Hader and Fred Armisen returning to parody famous documentaries. The series i...

This Woman Climbed The Highest Mountains On Every Continent For A Powerful Reason

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.20.2016 | Arts

On Nov. 18, 2015, a woman named Wasfia Nazreen climbed to the top of Carstensz Pyramid, located in the western central highlands of the Papua Province...

Man Behind Discovery Channel Believes The Future Of Docs Is Virtual

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 09.14.2016 | Arts

In the late 1970s, when the rise of satellite delivered cable services and new television channels focusing on everything from sports to news to movie...

Netflix's New Amanda Knox Documentary Wants You To Pick A Side

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.08.2016 | Entertainment

Netflix is back at it again with another criminal justice thriller. The streaming service released the first two trailers for its new documentary, “...

These Artists Are Living Out Their Dreams In A Handmade Floating House

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.17.2016 | Arts

Fed up with scraping by as artists, this couple made a leap that most people only fantasize about: they left city life behind to build their floating ...

Meet The Extraordinary Husband-Wife Duo Behind 'Curious George'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts

Curious George is one of the most recognizable characters in literary history. Children far and wide grew up getting to know the playful monkey, perpe...

The TFI Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund: Where Fashion & Film Come Together to Save the World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.08.2016 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I strongly believe that fashion and film go hand in hand. Both visual mediums to their core, they are artistic expressions that demand "usage" to fu...

Teen Whose Life Inspired Viral Mini-Doc Gives Back To His Peers

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.04.2016 | Latino Voices

Gaspar Marcos experienced an outpouring of love and support after a mini-doc by the Los Angeles Times about his life as an unaccompanied immigrant you...

Watch A Saints Player With ALS Record A Sweet Message For His Unborn Son

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment

When star New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason was diagnosed with the debilitating disease ALS in 2011, he began recording a video diary for his un...

28 Documentaries For People Who Just Want To Watch Netflix This Summer

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts

You’re hot. You’re tired. You’re sick of feeling like you just jumped into a pool. It’s officially summer, and the novelty of warm weather has...

Since You Asked, Yes, Goat Testicles Do Cure Impotency

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment

"Brinkey would put goat testicles inside an impotent man, and nine months later, that man would call himself a father." You'll have to watch this cli...

The Palm Springs International ShortFest Debuts With A Brilliant, Innovative Lineup

Greg Archer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Over the last decade, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, which rolls out the red carpet every January, has emerged as one of the more allur...

This New Film Looks At What Happens When A Parent Transitions

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.16.2016 | Queer Voices

With her own wedding just around the corner, filmmaker Sharon Shattuck began to examine her parents' unique relationship in the new documentary film, ...

Why Society Can Destroy Your Dreams

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Jonny von Wallström

Making your first feature documentary is hard, and it's a process that you rarely get a close look at. This is why I decided to start documenting my o...

Life Inside This Cult Was Beautiful, Until It Wasn't

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment

In 1985, recent film-school graduate Will Allen found what appeared to be an exciting alternative community in Los Angeles....

Here's A Pro Tip For Katie Couric Before She Does Another Documentary

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

Let us begin with a stipulation: Documentaries, no matter how artful their sheen of objectivity is, are by their very nature biased. And that's okay. ...

Rapper McKinley 'Mac' Phipps Re-Emerges In 'The Truth, The Way, And The Light'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.25.2016 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Hip-hop artist McKinley "Mac" Phipps, who rapped his way out of New Orleans' 3rd Ward and into a recording contract with famed music mo...

Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

Jim Luce | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

This year's Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon took on a formidable subject. Titled "Suicide: Looking for Answers," the event recently drew more th...

Making a Film Is Only Half the Battle

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jonny von Wallström

Making your first feature documentary is hard, and it's a process that you rarely get a close look at. This is why I decided to start documenting my o...

'Under The Gun' Examines Both Sides Of The Gun-Control Debate, Even If It Will Only Appeal To One

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.15.2016 | Arts

America has more gun stores than it does McDonald's and Starbucks combined. No amount of Big Macs and mocha frapps should give you more heartburn tha...

The Paris Hilton Documentary No One Wanted Is Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 05.11.2016 | Entertainment

If "The Simple Life," "Paris Hilton's My New BFF," "Paris Hilton's British Best Friend," "Paris Hilton's Dubai BFF" and "The World According to Paris"...

8 Docs That Go Behind The Scenes Of The Entertainment Industry

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment

It's hard to find someone who hasn't at least contemplated fame and fortune among us. What would it be like to stare out at a stadium of screaming fan...