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Class Divide

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.13.2016 | New York
Yvonna Russell

Rosa De Santiago in "Class Divide" Photo Credit : HBO Documentaries New York City Council Member Corey Johnson sponsored a screening of the document...

WATCH LIVE: Director Brian Oakes Talks HBO's James Foley Documentary

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

James Foley's abduction and execution by ISIL shocked the world. Documentarian Brian Oakes revisits his friend's life, death and legacy in "Jim: The J...

The Common Thread That Connects Cartoonists At The New Yorker

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts

While the cartoonists at The New Yorker have had a variety of different trajectories, there is a (rather odd) commonality that connects nearly all of ...

John Legend: Racism Is Killing Our Kids

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.18.2015 | Black Voices

HBO's upcoming documentary, "Southern Rites", delves into the role of race in modern day America. It's a hefty subject, but the film has been expertly...

Lilly Workneh

This Documentary Powerfully Explores Two Counties That Have Been Racially Divided For Years | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

Photographer and filmmaker Gillian Laub's new documentary, “Southern Rites," is a powerful portrayal of how perceptions and politics have divided tw...

Maureen Ryan

10 Thoughts About 'The Jinx' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment

“The Jinx,” the HBO true-crime series that ended March 15, engendered a wave of intense attention and discussion as it rolled through its six-epis...

A New HBO Documentary Shows What It's Really Like Inside A Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with director Dan Reed about his...

WATCH: A Powerful Look At Exactly How Prop 8 Was Defeated

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative banning same-sex marriage in the state, sparked a five-year legal battle that is recalled in a ne...

This Is What It's Like To Be A Single Mom In America

Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce

According to the The Shriver Report, more than 42 million women and the 28 million children who depend on them are either living in poverty or teeteri...

'That Is So #Gay'

Stephanie Michele | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Michele

I can't quite shake the magnitude of what happened between these two boys. I have empathy for both of them because I realize that extreme actions are byproducts of extreme longing.

HBO Doc on Marty Glickman: Swish!

Terry Lyons | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Whether you grew up in Canarsie or The Bronx, whether you attended Cardinal Hayes or Power Memorial, whether you were a fan of Joe Namath of the Jets or Fran Tarkenton of the football Giants, or whether you rooted for Mickey, Willie or the Duke, one thing was for sure. You loved Marty Glickman.

The Woman Behind James Dean, Al Pacino & More

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment
Rebecca Shapiro

After a career spanning more than five decades -- and one that's responsible for discovering Hollywood's greatest talent and casting the industry's most iconic films -- Marion Dougherty is now the subject of her own documentary debuting on HBO Monday night.

Laura Rowley

'About Face': Aging Supermodels On 'The Greatest Adventure' | Laura Rowley | Posted 07.27.2012 | Fifty

“To me the most beautiful thing there is in another human is confidence, and nothing says ‘I’m not confident’ as much as Botox.”

Crystal Bell

A Child Running For His Life | Crystal Bell | Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment

Few documentaries can capture both the hope and deep-seated corruption of a nation quite like Gemma Atwal in her debut feature-length documentary, "Ma...

Arthur Delaney

Long-Term Unemployment On Long Island Examined In New Film | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

When he first lost his job, Alan Fromm didn't think unemployment would be too difficult for him to handle. After all, he'd been through a lot in his l...

Lucas Kavner

The West Memphis 3 Reunite In New York City | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home

After serving over 18 years in prison for the murders of three boys in West Memphis, Ark., Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley -- or th...

Filmmaker Greg Barker Talks About Egypt, HBO and His Doc Koran By Heart

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
E. Nina Rothe

Greg Barker's thought-provoking documentary, Koran by Heart follows three amazing ten-year-olds on their incredible journey navigating through Egypt's International Holy Koran Competition.

No Contract, No Cookies: Is This the Way a Country Crumbles?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business
Kerry Trueman

Isn't a 'jobless recovery' as preposterous as a fetus-less pregnancy? We've got a bloody pile-up at the intersection of Wall Street and Main Street, where reality collides with such corporate conceits. And it's the workers who wind up on life support.

'The Cranky New York Jew’s Answer To Oscar Wilde'

Boulevardier | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There is one area in which Fran Lebowitz has by all measures succeeded brilliantly, one that Scorsese's film, which consists almost entirely of uninte...

Author Who Stopped Being An Author Gets Profiled | Posted by James Lileks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As far as the rest of the world is concerned, Fran Lebowitz stopped writing in 1981 to devote herself fully to smoking. There's been talk of a novel, ...

Smash That Infomercial!: The Omissions and Lies in HBO's Film About Ron Galella

Martin London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin London

As part of the trial team that represented Jacqueline Onassis in the six-week trial against Ron Galella, I found that almost everything in the film about the case is a misrepresentation, deception, or an outright lie.