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To Start an Artisan Food Company, You Don't Always Need a Business Plan (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

This little food story is for all of you home cooks out there who have always wanted to sell that one thing that your friends and family keep asking y...

Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm

Jacob Hatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jacob Hatley

A rock documentary works for me if it does nothing more than offer an invitation into a musician's life. That's it.

Babies Has a High Level of Cuteness

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Watching Babies is like watching home movies of babies who belong to people you don't even know, and who wants to do that?

Autism: The Definition of A Social Wrong

Amanda Copeland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amanda Copeland

We on the frontlines of this world-wide epidemic watch autism pioneers taken down by either a kangaroo court like the GMC or the corporate run media, and scratch our heads in utter stupification.

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media News

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Ric O'Barry: The Performance of a Lifetime

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

It was a weekend of celebration for Ric O'Barry and his lifelong movement to save dolphins. With an Oscar for The Cove, the Japanese government has to take note, and change is on its way.

Episode 5 -- The Donut Shop (Video)

Sparrow Songs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sparrow Songs

This is a portrait of one night at Tang's Donuts on the corner of Sunset and Fountain in Los Angeles.

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media Watchdogs

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Oscars Red Carpet: Best Doc Nominee The Cove Dazzles!

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Oscar Nominee for Best Documentary The Cove made quite an impression on the red carpet at the Kodak Theatre today.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Holocaust, the Movie: Moeller and Jacoby on Harlan - In the Shadow of Jew Suss

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's typical in these circumstances to say, "I don't know what came over me." But I do know what came over me: I was going to interview Felix Moeller ...

Q&A: Burma VJ so Powerful a Documentary it Garners an Oscar Nomination

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Balfour

When Danish documentarian Anders Østergaard took on the challenge to make Burma VJ, he had no idea how much he would advance the cause of citizen journalism.

UNRWA and US

Ami Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ami Horowitz

While currently being investigated by Congress for its ties to, and support of, terrorism, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency recently asked the world for an additional $100 million in funding.

Is the Medium the Message? Trivialization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Full of Grace

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

There's something lost and something gained in every generation. I'd take autonomy and freedom of expression any day.

Is the Medium the Message? The Medium is Entertainment: Hollywood and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Juliet Landau Takes Flight

Jeffrey Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Berman

Juliet Landau is a renaissance woman. She acts, writes, directs, produces, edits and for all I know, dances a mean tango, too. So when Gary Oldman ag...

Is the Medium the Message? 'Freeing Up' the Press

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Mighty Movie Podcast: It's Beautiful, Now It's Mine: The Art of the Steal Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

At one point in the new film The Art of the Steal, one of the people protesting the moving of Dr. Albert Barnes' art collection (Picasso, Modigliani, ...

Sergio: Tribute to a Peacemaker

Andrew Wander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Wander

Was Sergio Viera de Mello, the UN's top envoy in Iraq, a humanitarian, or an absent father? What persuaded him to accept the Iraq job, which he had refused in the first place?

Mighty Movie Podcast: Family Crash: Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher on October Country

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A tangent here, but stick with me: At the beginning of the animated film, My Neighbors the Yamatas, director Isao Takahata envisions the world of his ...

HBO's Documentary How to Get Over Him in 8 Songs Or Less

Nate C. Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nate C. Hindman

For an estrogen-rich glimpse into one woman's struggle through post-monogamy, watch HBO's new cartoon documentary Get Over Him in 8 Songs Or Less.

Dreams of an Egyptian Trash Trader

Andrew Wander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Wander

A cruel irony lies at the heart of Mai Iskander's debut film Garbage Dreams, which follows three teenage boys growing up in the filth-strewn allies of Mokattam, Cairo's garbage village.

Visiting Family Ghosts in October Country

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

October Country is a unique documentary that uses the themes of Halloween and, in particular, ghosts to give voice to a working-class family in Mohawk...

Attention -- The Internet Is Killing Ours: An Interview With Rachel Dretzin, Producer of Frontline's Digital Nation

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alex Pasternack

While some of the best documentaries draw our attention to little-known corners of the world, producer Rachel Dretzin has been blowing up our preconceptions by training her lenses on the what's around us right now.

ReThink Review: the Corporation -- Power to the Corporate Killbots!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.11.2010 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

When the Roberts Supreme Court passed its disastrous Citizens United ruling, one of the first things that came to mind was the excellent 2003 documentary, the Corporation.