DocLands Documentary Film Festival hosted its 2019 DocPitch forum and awarded director Chris Temple a $25,000 cash prize for their documentary film currently in development, Five Years North.
AFI DOCS 2019 will open with the world premiere of HBO’s TRUE JUSTICE: BRYAN STEVENSON’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY,and will close with RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS.
Sheffield Doc/Fest announces the line-up of 180+ documentary features and shorts for its 26th edition, which runs from 6 to 11 June, 2019, under the tagline “Ways of Seeing”.
Winner of the award for Best Documentary at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival, For Sama documents Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria.
Back to the Fatherland from filmmakers Kat Rohrer and Gil Levanon, follows the journey of three families in transition; Israeli grandchildren from the “Third Generation” and their respective grandparents.
Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes, is a revelatory journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the most ground-breaking jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Higher Ground Productions, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company in partnership with Netflix, today announced the company’s initial slate of upcoming projects.
Heavy Water follows professional big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves.
Nicolas Brown’s documentary The Serengeti Rules, which explores some of the most remote and spectacular places on Earth, will open in NYC on May 10 and in LA on May 17.
Watch Video Clip from MARTHA: A PICTURE STORY, Documentary on Iconic Street Art Photographer Martha Cooper
Martha: A Picture Story, is filmmaker Selina Miles’ vibrant portrait of photographer Martha Cooper, who in 1970s New York, who decades later, realizes she’s become an unusual icon of the street art world.
The Intercept has released a short documentary by reporter and filmmaker Stephanie Tangkilisan focused on the effects of the “Bronx 120” raid, the largest in New York City history.
Just before its World Premiere on Saturday April 27 at the Tribeca Film, Picture Character, a documentary about emoji released the first look – a fascinating video clip from the film.
NBA All-Star Caron Butler and Parisa Dunn to Explore Racial Inequity in Cannabis Industry in THE GREEN DREAM
Filmmaker Parisa Dunn has teamed with NBA All-Star Caron Butler, on the new documentary THE GREEN DREAM, that will take an in-depth look at the racial inequity within the billion $ cannabis industry.
Sheffield Doc/Fest will open the 26th edition with the UK premiere of Diego Maradona, directed by Asif Kapadia, from over 500 hours of footage from Maradona’s personal archive.
Becoming Nobody , the quintessential portal to Ram Dass’ life and teachings, directed by Jamie Catto will open in theaters on September 6.
HBO along with Mark Wahlberg is in production on MCMILLIONS, a documentary series chronicling the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald’s Monopoly game promotion.
JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH, Story of Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist, at Independent Film Festival Boston
Jim Allison: Breakthrough is the story of Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Dr. Jim Allison, and his journey to discover how the immune system can cure cancer.
DocLands Documentary Film Festival announced the five finalists for DocPitch, a program designed to connect filmmakers to potential funders, distributors, organizations, philanthropists, fellow filmmakers, and future audiences.
Showtime is producing a four-part documentary series that will chronicle the history of the iconic L.A. club The Comedy Store, where David Letterman, Jay Leno, Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and more got their start.
Netflix released the trailer for the award winning documentary Knock Down the House that follows four women, including US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as they mount grassroots campaigns against powerful incumbents in the the 2018 midterm elections.
Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground a documentary by Chuck Smith, shines the spotlight on Barbara Rubin, one of the creative women in NYC’s influential avant garde scene in the 1960’s.
Director Yu Gu follows several former cheerleaders as they fight for minimum wage in her new documentary A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem.
The series follows a range of people who joined the self-improvement group NXIVM. The organization has been under siege, with charges including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy brought against its highest members, most notably founder Keith Raniere.
Going beyond the headlines, At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes.