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From Red to Blue: An Interview With Diddier Santos Moleiro

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Vanessa Garcia

This past week, the documentary film, Ni Rojo, Ni Verde, Azul! (Not Red, or Green; Blue!) debuted online. The film documents the creation of an electronic music festival called Rotilla -- until the government took it over.

Women, Men, Refugees, UFOs and the CIA: The Places Documentary Can Go at Sheffield Doc Fest 2013

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Sitting down on the bus carrying us out through the stunning Darbyshire countryside to a cavern where we would watch an Opening Night film for the Sheffield Doc Fest, little did I know what the woman sitting next to me would come to represent for me.

The Jewish Legacy on Broadway

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Besides the incredible talent that the composers and lyricists of the 20th century had in common, they also, nearly every single one of them, were Jewish. These men (and they were ALL men) gave the United States musical theater unlike any it had never seen before.

Changing the Norm, One Beauty Pageant at a Time

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 08.11.2013 | Women
Shannon Sutherland

The only way beauty pageants can stop being PR vehicles for the size zero ideal is for women of all shapes to enter them and make their presence the norm.

If the NSA's Spying on Us, I'm Going Down

Courtney Garcia | Posted 08.10.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

Am I naïve enough to believe the government hasn't being spying on us all this time? No, that's ridiculous. Am I still really mad that it's official? Yes. It's like when your significant other admits to cheating on you even though you already presumed it was the case.

Popcorn Preview: Dirty Wars

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Dirty Wars (2013) Cast includes: Jeremy Scahill, journalist for The Nation Director: Rick Rowley (The Fourth World War) Genre: Documentary, base...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Bill Stone on Triumph of the Wall

Dan Persons | Posted 08.09.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Filmmaker Bill Stone's task couldn't have been simpler: Document artist Chris Overing as he built a stone wall on a large estate in Quebec. I got to sit down with Stone to discuss the creation of this beautiful and slyly profound film.

Katherine Brooks

Pussy Riot Member: 'We're Not A Band'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts

Pussy Riot, that feminist art collective from Russia that made brightly-colored balaclavas a symbol for political activism across the globe, is back i...

Visions for the Future: Good News and the Good Life

Robert Rippberger | Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News
Robert Rippberger

By Adrian Brannen-Jurgenson and Robert Rippberger It can be said that today it is easier to imagine the end of the world than any possibility of utop...

Richard Bey: I Worked With Sean Hannity, He Knows Nothing!

Posted 06.06.2013 | Media

Sirius Left host Richard Bey appeared on HuffPost Live Wednesday with Jeremy Newburger, the director of "Evocateur: The Life Of Morton Downey Jr.," to...

A Film Shot Entirely In Infrared Tones

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

In this stunning film, titled "The Enclave," photographer Richard Mosse captures the war-torn region of The Democratic Republic of Congo in colors str...

A Decorated Cookie You'll Love

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Gail Dosik, the founder and cookie aficionado behind One Tough Cookie, knows everything there is to know about cookies.

Pornographic Activism: The Rebranding of Buck Angel

Logan Lynn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Logan Lynn

Buck Angel (and his vagina) are full-blown gay porn stars, friends. Is your mind blown? Well, good. That's the point.

Who Speaks for Tim Tracy?

Carlos González | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Carlos González

It is time for the American filmmaking community to take a stand and demand Tim Tracy's release.

Becoming Traviata

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 07.27.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

What does it take to become Traviata, one of opera's most famous heroines? A lot of rehearsals. A French documentary shows the making of Traviata at t...

WATCH: 'Human Skeleton': The Story Behind The Iconic Photo

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

On Memorial Day, the country will honor those who served and continue to serve in the military. In that spirit, the documentary 'Honor Flight' follows...

AFI DOCS' 2013 Film Festival Schedule

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.22.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A documentary featuring celebrities reading some of the nearly 800,000 letters sent to first lady Jacqueline Kennedy after President Ken...

Stories We Tell Dissects an Actress' Family, and Storytelling Itself

Brian Formo | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

If you are interested in the craft of storytelling and/or documentaries I highly suggest that you see Stories We Tell. If you prefer dinner parties to dance clubs, I highly suggest that you see Stories We Tell.

Movie Review: We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Other documentarians may be more famous than Oscar-winner Alex Gibney, but there's no one working right now who afflicts the comfortable with more energy and pointedness than Gibney.

Leviathan: A Watery and Brutal un-Documentary

Tracey Harnish | Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

There should be a warning for this movie, because while it's labeled a documentary, with its chiaroscuro lighting, it could be called an impressionist kaleidoscope dream, culled from real-life footage.

INTERVIEW: Director Sarah Polley Talks Stories We Tell

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Sarah Polley has been working consistently in film and television since she was a child, and what's most astounding about the multi-hyphenate filmmake...

Fear, Force and Fabrication: RAB, Human Rights Activists and Media

Kallol Mustafa | Posted 07.18.2013 | World
Kallol Mustafa

This is not a mere film but a film action that challenges its audience by making them think about their indifferent attitude to the society and the importance of their being organized to stand against the system.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Joseph Leonard's Fried Chicken Sandwich

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Quite possibly the perfect fried chicken sandwich.

"Parallel Conversations" at the Envision Film Program: Why Artists and the UN Must Converge for Better Maternal Health

Lisa Russell | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Lisa Russell

"Yeah, but he was shot in the back of the head in a playground in Brooklyn back in 2011. You didn't know?" That was how my involvement with the 2013 Envision Film program began this past April.

The Rebuild Your Life Project -- Los Angeles: Inspiring Women To Make A Move

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Te-Erika Patterson

Have you ever gone through a situation that led you to have to make a transition to a new city? Have you recently gotten a divorce? Have you just graduated college? Did you lose your home to foreclosure?