10 filmmakers and six projects have been selected for Film Independent’s 2017 Documentary Lab.
Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia is “A Fascinating Portrait of a Nation Struggling to Come to Terms with its Past”
Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia is a fascinating portrait of a growing nation struggling to come to terms with its past. The follows the people of Cambodia as they fight to recover their culture and history in the wake of the Khmer Rouge genocide (1975-1979).
ABORTION: STORIES WOMEN TELL Spotlighting Voices on Both Sides of The Polarizing Issue, will Debut April 3 on HBO | Trailer
ABORTION: STORIES WOMEN TELL, a documentary film that presents a candid dialogue about one of the most divisive and timely issues facing America today, will debut Monday, April 3 on HBO.
Restored Version of Marcel Ophuls’ THE MEMORY OF JUSTICE to Air April 24, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on HBO
Following the film’s restoration by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, the newly restored version of Oscar(R)-winner Marcel Ophüls’ 1976 documentary THE MEMORY OF JUSTICE will be debut on HBO2 on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Monday, April 24.
HBO quickly snapped up the documentary MAY IT LAST: A PORTRAIT OF THE AVETT BROTHERS, co-directed and produced by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio
Residente, the eponymous documentary by director & 25-time GRAMMY Award winning artist René Pérez Joglar (also known as Residente), has been selected to premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, in Austin, Texas.
Crystal Moselle’s Documentary OUR DREAM OF WATER To Premiere on National Geographic on World Water Day | Trailer
Crystal Moselle’s documentary “Our Dream of Water” – a film spotlighting the effects of the global water crisis will make its world premiere on National Geographic on March 22 in celebration of World Water Day.
SXSW 2017: Watch Trailer for DISGRACED Chronicling the 2003 Murder of Baylor University Men’s Basketball Star Patrick Dennehy
The official trailer was released yesterday for the upcoming documentary film Disgraced, that chronicles the 2003 murder of Baylor University men’s basketball star Patrick Dennehy.
University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Coach John Calipari will be Subject of ESPN 30 For 30 Series
University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari’s will be the subject of the next installment in ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 series in One and Not Done.
GET ME ROGER STONE, Documentary on Controversial Republican Political Consultant to World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
Get Me Roger Stone, a documentary on the controversial Republican political consultant, lobbyist, and strategist, will have its world premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
The Pathological Optimist by director Miranda Bailey, will open the 11th Manhattan Film Festival on April 20, 2017.
WHITNEY. “CAN I BE ME,” a film exploring the incredible career and complicated life of the memorable singer, will World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival
NEWTOWN, Documentary on Deadliest Mass Shooting of Schoolchildren in American History, to Air on PBS | Trailer
Kim A. Snyder’s documentary Newtown that tells the story of the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history will air on Independent Lens on PBS April 3.
The documentary Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo, directed by David Fairhead, about the NASA team that guided the United States’ early astronauts, has been acquired by Gravitas Ventures for release in the U.S.
Scheduled in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6, 1917, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Great War,” a three-part, six-hour documentary, will premiere Monday, April 10, through Wednesday, April 12, 9:00p.m. ET on PBS.
I CALLED HIM MORGAN, Kasper Collin’s (My Name Is Albert Ayler) documentary portrait of legendary jazz musician Lee Morgan and the woman who tragically took his life will open in New York on March 24 and Los Angeles on March 31.
Documentary INVISIBLE WOMEN: BEING A BLACK WOMAN IN CORPORATE AMERICA to Screen at Hollywood Black Film Festival | TRAILER
The documentary Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America directed by Melody Shere’a will screen at the 2017 Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF).
DAVID BOWIE: THE LAST FIVE YEARS, directed and produced by Francis Whately, spotlights two critically acclaimed albums and the stage musical “Lazarus,” offering new insights into his extraordinary creativity during the final five years of his life.
WWE in partnership with HBO Sports and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce ANDRE THE GIANT, a documentary film examining the life and career of one of the most beloved legends in WWE history.
National Geographic will make the two-hour documentary GENDER REVOLUTION: A JOURNEY WITH KATIE COURIC available to stream for free, beginning today, Tuesday, February 14, for one week.
Documentary GINA’S JOURNEY: THE SEARCH FOR WILLIAM GRIMES to World Premiere At Pan African Film Festival | TRAILER
Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes, narrated by Keith David, follows the quest of one woman, Regina Mason, in tracing the steps of her ancestor, who traveled along the Underground Railroad to freedom
THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: YO-YO MA AND THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE Wins a Grammy + Sets HBO Release Date | TRAILER
HBO has released the trailer for The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, directed by Morgan Neville, that follows members of the international ensemble as they gather in locations across the world
SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK, an odyssey into the colorful and bohemian tales of rock ‘n’ roll’s history, will open April 7, 2017 at Metrograph in NY, in LA and on VOD.
Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars, a new documentary featuring legendary 18-time Grammy(R) winner Eric Clapton, will be released theatrically in the U.S. this Fall