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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...

Silverdocs Best Of Fest: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 25

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JUNE 25 1. Silverdocs Best Of Fest Screenings At AFI Silver Spring See all of the films local media has been raving about for go...

Wright, Adomian, BBQ: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 22, 23, 24

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.22.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 22 1. Steven Wright At Warner Theatre Wright is a national treasure. Without Wright there's no Mitch Hedbeg. See the origin...

A Day At The (Silverdocs) Movies

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.21.2012 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

I spent the longest day of the year watching as many films as possible. Rather than bear the heat and attempt to enjoy the 90 degree day, a decision was made in the a.m. hours to spend all of the p.m. hours indoors at the Silverdocs Festival.

Scott H. Briam, Lydia Loveless At Black Cat: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 19

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 19 1. Scott H. Briam, Lydia Loveless At Black Cat These Bloodshot artists make it more than OK to be a fan of country musi...

Top 10 Silverdocs Picks

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.18.2012 | DC

The AFI's annual celebrations of documentaries returns this week. The Silverdocs festival will screen 114 films in only 7 days. Regardless of your...

Fort Reno Returns: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 18

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY JUNE 18 1. Teen Mom, Alarms And Controls, Upforth At Fort Reno The first Fort Reno show of 2012 means that summer is here. Teen M...

Will New Film on Gov. Rick Perry's Execution Scandal Kill His White House Chances?

Art Levine | Posted 08.24.2011 | Media
Art Levine

A searing new documentary makes a compelling case that a suspect for an arson incident was wrongly convicted and that Gov. Perry brushed aside strong evidence for his innocence.

ReThink Review: Marwencol -- When Therapy Becomes Art

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

If there's any justice in the world, Jeff Malmberg's stunning debut documentary Marwencol will be nominated for the best documentary Oscar, having alr...

HBO's Marion Barry Movie and Silverdocs: Reality Shows for Smart People

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Art Levine

Nine Lives of Marion Barry illustrates the unique power of documentaries. They satisfy our cravings for true stories without the cheesy qualities that have so degraded the reality shows on TV.

Trimpin: Another American Visionary

Peter Esmonde | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Peter Esmonde

I needed to document the most creative person I could find, to discover how they'd managed to survive in this society. And I was lucky enough to find Trimpin.