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Finally, A Movie About Circumcisions

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

Filmmaker and photographer Jeffrey Braverman takes a deeper look at San Francisco's recently proposed circumcision ban in a promising new documentary ...

[Slamdance] Getting Up: The Tempt One Story Review, Wins Audience Award

Turnstyle | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

By Noah Nelson Wow. Street art. Gee-whiz tech. An indomitable human spirit. A commercial director's eye for details. Getting Up, a documentary about...

ReThink Interview: Wim Wenders, Director of Pina

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Before seeing Pina, I had agreed with the conventional wisdom that 3D was best suited for action and animated films, though the vast majority of 3D movies I'd seen so far had left me feeling like it shouldn't be used at all.

Detropia: Made for Festivals But Not for Detroit

Erik Proulx | Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit
Erik Proulx

As a filmmaker, I was rooting for Detropia to weave a story of hope and promise and not dredge up the same old ghosts of ruin and despair. Alas, it seems like the blight temptress has claimed her latest victims.

WATCH: 'In Our Heads About Our Hair' Trailer

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Black Voices

Our hair never fails to spark conversation, comedy and sometimes controversy. Chris Rock's film "Good Hair" was a entertaining look at the issues ...

Understanding PIPA / SOPA -- THE FILM! (VIDEO)

Chase Whiteside | Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology
Chase Whiteside

This short documentary films explores PIPA and SOPA in-depth and brings clarity to how the bills work, who's behind them, and why all Internet users have reason to be concerned.

For Black History Month, Ten Key Films on the African-American Experience

John Farr | Posted 05.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

With Martin Luther King's birthday just past us, and Black History month coming up, the time seems right to celebrate those invaluable films that shed light on the black community's long struggle for equal rights in this country.

A Look At Jo Snow Syrups: Making Coffees, Sodas & Cocktails More Fun

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

Melissa makes syrups for a living. That's her job -- boiling and bottling up to 500 syrup bottles a week. She's good at it. Really good at it.

Saving Easter Island's Sharks and Marine Life

January Jones | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
January Jones

Diving in Salas y Gómez was like going back in time in Easter Island. The team found an incredible amount of marine life in the marine park, including scores of Galapagos sharks, large amberjacks, huge lobsters, and colorful corals that covered the sea floor.

WATCH: Stunning Trailer For Planned Gay Rights Movement Documentary

Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Filmmaker Ryan James Yezak has launched an effort to raise funding for "Second Class Citizens," his planned documentary about the gay rights movement...

Pro-Gingrich Group Asks Romney For Help

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- A group supporting Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says it will remove errors from a film it made about Mitt Romn...

WATCH: David Choe Runs Amok In Facebook HQ

Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts

Despite David Choe's many eccentricities (the gambling addiction, hitchhiking adventures, questionable attempts to become a born-again Christian), the...

Crystal Bell

One Of The West Memphis Three Talks Life In Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 01.13.2012 | TV

On May 5, 1993, three eight-year-old boy scouts -- Stevie Branch, Michael Moore and Christopher Byers -- were found dead. One month later, three teena...

Crystal Bell

Inside Latest 'Paradise Lost' Installment

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

After serving more than 18 years in prison for the murders of three boys in West Memphis, Ark., Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr....

#Whilewewatch: A Review of the Occupy Wall Street Documentary

David Fagin | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
David Fagin

When Injustice Becomes Law, resistance Becomes Duty. -- Thomas Jefferson. #Whilewewatch is not a film you walk out of saying you "like" or "dislike."...

A Look At 'Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory'

Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

When "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills" premiered on HBO in 1996, it documented the Arkansas judicial system's corrupt handling of...

Sarabah: A Female Rapper Wrestles With A Taboo Subject

Michal Shapiro | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
Michal Shapiro

Fatou is a driven woman. She was driven to rise to being one of the most recognized rappers in her homeland of Senegal, and now she is driven to stop the practice of female genital cutting.

What New Oscar Rules Will Change Everything?

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

A controversial new amendment by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is raising some red flags with documentary filmmakers. The Academy an...

Jerry Garcia Documentary Planned

www.rollingstone.com | Posted 01.07.2012 | Fifty

The late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia will be the subject of a forthcoming feature-length documentary. Filmmaker Malcolm Leo, who has previous...

Faces of Wilcannia (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
David Maurice Smith

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Ultrasuede: Whitney Sudler-Smith on Halston's Era of Style

Tribeca | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

Through his unconvential documentary Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, director Whitney Sudler-Smith explores the exciting rise and devastating fall of America's first real celebrity designer.

Clint Wants To Get Back With Carly On 'True Life: The Theriot Family'

Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

One of the more memorable recent installments of MTV's documentary series "True Life" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on MTV) took viewers down into the bayou to m...

INTERVIEW: Mr. Brainwash's Pop Art Chaos

Andrew Reilly | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts

By now, you are probably familiar with Mr. Brainwash, the controversial hot topic that has the art world scratching their heads and opening up their c...

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.

WATCH: Mr. Brainwash Prepares 'Art Show 2011'

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Mr. Brainwash, the polarizing art megastar made famous/infamous in Banksy's Oscar-nominated documentary "Exit Through The Gift Shop" is readying an 80...