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Gloria Steinem... the Icon, the Girlfriend

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.14.2011 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Just so you know, despite her historic achievements as a feminist icon, as a girlfriend, Gloria Steinem is every bit as real as you and me.

WATCH: The Art Of Dumpster Diving

Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts

The new film 'I Love Trash' is a documentary that follows two friends as they live for three months by getting everything they need out of the trash. ...

Fashionably Late: Style News You Might Have Missed This Week

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.29.2011 | Style

Welcome to Fashionably Late, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what els...

In Serving Life Prison Hospice Care Teaches Inmates About Dying With True Dignity

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment
Adrian Margaret Brune

Serving Life shows a different take on the U.S. penal system's obligation to dying prisoners and those trying to change their lives before it's too late.

Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz Talk The Interrupters (Video)

Mark Bazer | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Their new documentary, The Interrupters, is the story of CeaseFire -- in particular, three people who work for the organization trying to mediate disputes and help individuals turn away from violence.

Black In Latin America

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

In one sense, the major "African American Experience" unfolded not in the United States, but throughout the Caribbean and South America. The most important question that Black In Latin America attempts to explore is this: what does it mean to be "black" in these countries?

The Tabloid Truth of Errol Morris: A Video Interview

Alex Pasternack | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Alex Pasternack

There are plenty of things that make Tabloid newsworthy -- sex, Mormons, kidnapping, cloning -- but it was by total chance that Errol Morris' documentary opened in theaters just as the tabloid-worthy "British hacking scandal" was descending.

HuffPost Review: El Bulli - Cooking in Progress

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.24.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The cinema-verite approach to documentary making has its pitfalls -- particularly if the subject is as close-mouthed as Ferran Adria, the focus of Gereon Wetzel's El Bulli - Cooking in Progress.

Good Sportsmanship: Boys of Summer

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.22.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Nothing beats a heat wave quite like a good old-fashioned baseball movie. Follow these Boys of Summer as they make their way from the sunny Caribbean to the Little League Championships in Williamsport, PA.

Box Office Bomb: Sarah Palin and the Failure of The Undefeated

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

Sarah Palin's admirers and various other delusional conservatives are doing their utmost to try to convince us that The Undefeated, the hagiographic documentary about Palin, has been a rousing success thus far.

Behind The Scenes: Hot-Smoking At ACME Smoked Fish

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"I don't know anything else, no office job or anything like that, just fish. So, I fell into the fish." Meet Aftabudin Rayman and Peter Wojick, the f...

WATCH: Trailer For 'One Day On Earth' Captures Life Across The Globe

Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

For their new film, 'One Day on Earth,' filmmakers recorded 24 hours of footage in every country in the world. The film acts as catalogue for human cu...

ReThink Interview: Errol Morris, Director of Tabloid

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.16.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Tabloid tells the story of Joyce McKinney, a former beauty queen whose obsession with a man named Kirk Anderson led her to fly to England to bring him back. What happened after that depends on whether you believe Joyce or the British tabloids.

Artist Seeks Funding To Put A Camera In Her Eye (VIDEO)

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

When they rebuilt the Six Million Dollar Man, the doctors of the 1970s TV series made him "Better...stronger...faster." Now, if San Francisco artist T...

The Life Out Loud: Alison Thompson, an Angel in Action

MeiMei Fox | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Ten years ago on September 11, most New Yorkers fled lower Manhattan in horror as the first World Trade Center tower collapsed in a paroxysm of glass, metal and fire. Not Alison Thompson.

Errol Morris' Tabloid

Hellin Kay | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Hellin Kay

"Sometimes you tell a lie long enough and you start to believe it," says Joyce McKinney in the first part of the documentary she is the subject of which opens this week on July 14th.

WATCH: Sarah Palin Documentary Official Trailer Released

Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts

It's here, it's finally here. The official trailer has arrived for the hotly anticipated Sarah Palin documentary "The Undefeated" by Steve Bannon, sla...

'No Contract, No Cookies': Documentary On Stella D'Oro Strike Premieres

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 09.05.2011 | New York

When Stella D'Oro workers went on strike in 2008 protesting unfair wages, Emmy Award winning filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill were right alon...

Crime After Crime Documentary Film Review

Zorianna Kit | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

The new documentary Crime After Crime tells the inspiring story of the legal battle to free an incarcerated African-American woman who is a survivor of domestic violence.

Rapper Disses Documentary

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

The stormy relationship between actor/director Michael Rapaport and rapper Q-Tip continued to develop Wednesday, when Rapaport told New York Daily New...

Documentaries Storm the Nation's Capitol at Silverdocs Festival

Michael Rose | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Michael Rose

What do Elmo, the New York Times, McDonald's coffee, transsexual tennis star Renee Richards, a chimp using sign language, electric cars, the real horse whisperer and Al Franken have in common?

Pray The Gay Away?

Samara O'Shea | Posted 06.06.2013 | Religion
Samara O'Shea

Then there are a brave few who will not give up their beliefs or their same-sex love. One of those courageous people is Spazz.

Documentaries: In Defense of Diversity -- Documenting Our Changing World

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.26.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Instead of fear, a chaotic economy in the West and upheavals elsewhere causing us to think nationally and turn inwards, now is actually the time to reach out towards other parts of the planet. Will this happen? Documentaries can help us move in this direction.

Video: Alex Gibney on Steve Bartman and Catching Hell

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports
Kristin McCracken

In Catching Hell, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney explores the psychology of die-hard sports fans and scapegoating through the lens of two infamous...

Two Sides to Every Story: If a Tree Falls

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.23.2011 | Green
Kristin McCracken

Marshall Curry's latest film tells the nuanced, complex story of one environmental activist who went too far. Or did he?