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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 08.03.2013 | Gay 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-hyphenat...

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?

On Why We Cook: To Break Taboos and to Create

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.03.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Sung Park, chef and owner of Bistro Petit in Brooklyn, is breaking taboos with his bold-flavored Korean French cuisine.

Why We Cook: Chef Amie Valpone Cooks to Live

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What if you loved food, but the odds were against you?

"State 194" - Bracing Documentary about Building Palestine

Alan Elsner | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
Alan Elsner

A new documentary highlighting the efforts of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to build the framework of a Palestinian state opens May 17 in New York and Los Angeles on limited release. One hopes the distributors send it nationwide so that more Americans can see it.

The Musical World of Jenks

Maggie Hollander | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

What's amazing is that while individual tastes may be spreading further and further apart, music in film still brings us together by triggering the same emotions in all of us, even if just for a moment in time.

Which Way Is The Front Line From Here

Molly Rowan Leach | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Molly Rowan Leach

Approaching the two-year anniversary of Tim's tragic death in Misrata covering the risings of the Arab Spring, Sebastian Junger, his close friend and co-director of their Oscar-nominated Restrepo has created an extraordinary documentary of his friend's life.