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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...

In New Anthony Weiner Documentary, It’s Hard Not To See Shades Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About 10 minutes into "Weiner," a new documentary chronicling Anthony Weiner’s failed 2013 New York City mayoral bid, a familiar face ...

The 33 Best Documentaries of All Time

Thrillist | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment

By: Christopher Campbell Credit: Portrait Films (edited) Documentary is not a genre, but an entire branch of moviemaking. So pitting diverse q...

Explore The Blissful Spirituality Of Southern India In This Documentary

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts

In an ashram in southern India, life is built around spiritual reflection. A new documentary, "Gurukulam," dives deep into that world by following a H...

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Social Justice Films at the Montclair Film Festival

John Atlas | Posted 05.04.2016 | New York
John Atlas

The stars are coming to the Montclair Film Festival in New Jersey, which began on April 29 and runs through May 8. There are dozens of films to see, special events, conversations, parties and panels.

AFRO BRASIL: A Conversation About Shared Struggles

Stephen Grant | Posted 04.29.2016 | Black Voices
Stephen Grant

I moved to Brazil a little over a year ago, but it didn't take long for me to see that Afro-Brazilians face many of the same issues of racism and inju...

Whitney Houston Estate Signs Off On New Documentary

Rolling Stone | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Black Voices

Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald will helm a documentary about Whitney Houston that has been authorized by the singer's estate since her death i...

14 Fascinating Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

Thrillist | Posted 05.03.2016 | Entertainment

By: Thrillist Entertainment Staff Credit: Miramax Films Netflix is the great equalizer. When you're sifting through zillions of movie options,...

Benjamin Millepied Is So Much More Than Natalie Portman's Husband

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts

In the Tribeca Film Festival documentary "Reset" (also known as "Relevé"), filmmakers Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai follow the Paris Opera Ba...

This Might Be The Most Relatable Film About Teenage Girls Out There

The Huffington Post | Melissa Radzimski | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment

At the end of "All This Panic," one of the central subjects, Lena, sits in the back of a cab, her dyed blue hair fluttering in the night wind, and adm...

Animating a Film When You Can't Draw

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 04.25.2016 | 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...

New Docu-Series Exposes The Flawed Reality Of Racial Profiling

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices

A production company based in St. Louis, Missouri, is shining a light on the harmful stereotypes society assigns marginalized people with its new docu...

'My Scientology Movie' Is An Absurdly Funny Take On The Scientology Documentary

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 04.18.2016 | Entertainment

Louis Theroux is a man who is used to getting access. Over the years, the BBC journalist and documentary filmmaker has spent time with members of the ...

WATCH LIVE: Journalist Anderson Cooper & Filmmaker Liz Garbus On Their Latest Film

HuffPost | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Join Alyona Minkovski as she sits down with director Liz Garbus and journalist Anderson Cooper to discuss the documentary, "Nothing Left Unsaid."...

The Tribeca All Access Program: 'Stories Are a Rich Currency that Can Bridge Divides'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A still from Two Gods, directed by Aman and Zeshawn Ali, photo © Zeshawn Ali When spring rolls around, it isn't the cherry blossoms blooming or the ...

Powerful Video Reminds Us That Mass Shootings Can Happen Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics

Charleston. Newtown. San Bernardino. Tucson. Aurora. Before they were the sites of mass shootings, or arenas for politicking and arguing online, they ...

Tribeca Doc Shows Freed Prisoners' Harsh 'Return' To Society

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts

Nearly half of the United States adopts "three-strikes laws," which enforce harsh penalties for anyone who has been convicted of two prior criminal of...

A Unique Insight Into The Release of a International Documentary

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 04.11.2016 | 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...

By the 'She' Side at the Sarasota Film Festival

Thelma Adams | Posted 04.11.2016 | Entertainment
Thelma Adams

A documentary called Borderline on borderline personality disorder directed by a woman who has the diagnosis; a proposed feature about the exchange of...

New Film Explores The Challenges Of Keeping Alaska's Whaling Culture Alive

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.08.2016 | World

On the northern coast of Alaska, indigenous Alaskan teenagers consider their futures while holding on to the language, tradition and whaling culture o...

Withdrawal of Anti-Vaccination Documentary From Tribeca Film Festival Revives Controversy

Lisa Chau | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Chau

Robert De Niro opened up an old debate for new scrutiny when he decided to yank Andrew Wakefield's documentary, "Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,...

Immigration, Ambition, Identity Shape Film Miss India America

Jim Luce | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
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Jim Luce

It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the culture of South Asian immigrants that both ambition and identity do a similar dance, often with greater intensity, and is among the latest variations on a familiar American story.

We're Having a Baby!

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 03.18.2016 | 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...

Television Needs to Change in Order to Survive!

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 03.01.2016 | 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 own struggle as a filmmaker.

Best and Most Beautiful Things Premieres at SXSW

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

One of the year's most touching documentary films, Best and Most Beautiful Things, makes its world premiere this month at SXSW. A provocative and joy...