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A Unique Insight Into The Release of a International Documentary

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 04.11.2016 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home
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 | Home
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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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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...

Stuntwoman Turned Filmmaker Patty Dillon Takes on Execution From the Executioner's Perspective in There Will Be No Stay

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 02.24.2017 | Home
Lindsey Kesel

After a few years of performing stunt work on television shows like Dawson's Creek, One Tree Hill, and Eastbound and Down, Patty Dillon had a sudden drive to get behind the camera. In 2010, she jumped on the opportunity to move back to Omaha to learn from producer/director Dana Altman.

Watch This Comedy Editor Hilariously Mockument His Return To Standup

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 02.23.2016 | Home

After four years offstage, HuffPost Comedy editor Andy McDonald is ready to get back in the standup spotlight. At least that's what he thinks. His fi...

What Does Human Rights Mean To You?

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 02.21.2017 | Home
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...

The U.S. Had A Cyberattack Planned If Iran Nuclear Dispute Led To Conflict

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.16.2016 | Home

BERLIN — In the early years of the Obama administration, the United States developed an elaborate plan for a cyberattack on Iran in case the diploma...

The Internet Is the Future of Filmmaking

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home
Jonny von Wallström

About three years ago I started working on my debut feature documentary called The Pearl Of Africa. Making it seems to be impossible, which I why I decided to create a vlog about my struggle to make the film.

Becoming Mike Nichols, an HBO Master Class in Theater, Film and TV

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

On February 22nd, HBO will air Becoming Mike Nichols, a conversation between actor/director/producer Mike Nichols and his friend and colleague Jack O' Brien, which was Recorded only four months before Nichols' death in 2014.

Glitter Goddess: Queen of the Sunset Strip

Kelly Hughes | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Kelly Hughes

Decades before The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the current crop of Reality TV stars, an enterprising California girl could earn her fifteen m...

How do you Make a Living as an Independent Filmmaker?

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
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...

James Foley Documentary Director On Making A Movie About His Childhood Pal

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.08.2016 | Home

In August 2014, the American journalist James Foley became a household name. ISIS dropped a video on YouTube in which Foley was beheaded after nearly ...

Black Women Get Real About What It Means To Be 'Classically Beautiful'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.04.2016 | Home

In a world where black women are often made to feel less than because of the way they look, a new online documentary series is helping to redefine wha...

Making A Documentary With No Money

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 01.24.2017 | Home
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...

Sundance Doc Offers Snapshot Of America's Thorny Abortion Laws

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.20.2016 | Home

Two months before the Supreme Court hears a case about Texas abortion restrictions, a new documentary exploring the same subject is set to premiere th...

20 of the Best Surf Movies of All Time

How Far From Home | Posted 01.14.2017 | Home
How Far From Home

If you're tired of the cold, and feel like escaping to the warmth of beach life, here is the list of the best surf documentaries and motion pictures of all time, as suggested to me by my surf-obsessed and movie-loving arsenal of friends.

7 Crime Docs To Stream After You Finish ‘Making A Murderer'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 05.23.2016 | Home

Since its premiere last month, Netflix's "Making a Murderer" has become the most talked-about true crime investigation on the Internet, with people co...

12 Fascinating Political Documentaries You Can Stream Right Now

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

Here at HuffPost Politics, we enjoy a "House of Cards" or "West Wing" binge as much as anyone. But if you're seeking a deeper look at American politic...

If It's Hard to Picture Legal Anti-Gay Witchunts, Watch This Movie About Cameroon

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
John-Manuel Andriote

The French-speaking country on Africa's west coast has managed to avoid the bad publicity that has greeted Nigeria and Uganda's harsh treatment of their gay and lesbian citizens, perhaps because it possesses nothing coveted by the West.

Documentary Teaches Indian Police The Reality Of Reporting Rape

The Huffington Post | Margaret Bangs | Posted 12.04.2015 | Home

In India, the attitude that "it's better not to report rape" runs rampant. But Indian filmmaker Vibha Bakshi decided to hold authorities accountable ...