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Documentary

Award Winning Documentary on the Heroin Epidemic Opens in Theaters THIS Friday – AMERICAN RELAPSE

AMERICAN RELAPSE THE AWARD-WINNING FILM THAT INSPIRED VICELAND’S HIT SERIES ‘DOPESICK NATION’ OPENING IN LA & NY ON MARCH 29 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL ON APRIL 2 Recovering addicts Frankie and Allie spend their lives helping other addicts, but can they stay clean themselves? Recovering addicts Frankie and Allie spend their lives helping other addicts, but…

SHOWGIRLS Doc by Emmy Winner Jeffrey Schwarz (VITO, I AM DIVINE)

GODDESS: THE FALL AND RISE OF SHOWGIRLS New Documentary Explores Journey of the Most Reviled and Revered Film of All Time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz announces his latest documentary, GODDESS: THE FALL AND RISE OF SHOWGIRLS, and the launch of a Kickstarter campaign in support of the project. Produced and directed by Schwarz through his…

BARISTAS (sequel to BARISTA) – Doc For Coffee Lovers

BARISTAS (sequel to BARISTA) doc for coffee lovers, April 2nd, courtesy of The Orchard All-new documentary for coffee lovers BARISTAS from director Rock Baijnauth, the sequel to his hit 2015 documentary Barista, which was called “endearing, zippy, energetic and colorful,” by Variety Magazine and an “engagingly tactile, micro-textural portrait of several coffee professionals” by Slant Magazine,…

Oscar Winning FREE SOLO starts streaming today, Wednesday, March 13 on Hulu

ACADEMY AWARD® WINNING DOCUMENTARY FREE SOLO TO STREAM ON HULU Free Solo starts streaming today, Wednesday, March 13 on Hulu SANTA MONICA, CA (March 13, 2019) – Beginning today,  FREE SOLO, the Academy Award® winning Best Documentary Feature highlighting soloist climber Alex Honnold, will stream on Hulu.  From award-winning documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer…

TIME FOR ILHAN hits DVD/VOD today – see who the controversial Congresswomen really is in the new doc following her historic run for office

DOCUMENTARY TIME FOR ILHAN TO BE RELEASED IN MARCH 2019 WITH THE “TIME FOR ILHAN TAKE ACTION SCREENING TOUR” Nominated for Outstanding Documentary at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards In her short time in the U.S. Congress, llhan Omar, the nation’s first Somali Muslim Legislator, has been constantly in the news. Now see for yourself…

Acclaimed boxing doc CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS now being released on VOD/DVD on March 19

Acclaimed boxing doc CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS now being released on VOD/DVD on March 19 The acclaimed film comes from one of the most awarded “dream teams” of documentary talent (VALENTINO: THE LAST EMPEROR, CITIZENFOUR, RESTREPO, CAMERAPERSON, QUEEN OF VERSAILLES, RACING DREAMS, CARTEL LAND and more) in decades and captures the epic story of three young people fighting…

PBS TV Series On Women In Peace-Making & Politics – Returning This Month

TIMELY PBS TV SERIES ON WOMEN IN PEACE-MAKING & POLITICS RETURNS THIS MONTH — ‘WOMEN, WAR & PEACE II’ FEATURES FOUR DOCUMENTARIES PBS TELEVISION SERIES “WOMEN, WAR & PEACE” RETURNS FOR SERIES II THIS MONTH: MARCH 25-26 With women elected to and serving in Congress in record numbers, the landmark documentary series returns to show many of …

AIR JORDAN DOCUMENTARY UNBANNED: THE LEGEND OF AJ1 streaming on HULU tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 14

AIR JORDAN DOCUMENTARY UNBANNED: THE LEGEND OF AJ1 TO MAKE EXCLUSIVE STREAMING DEBUT ON HULU Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1 starts streaming Thursday, February 14 on Hulu SANTA MONICA, CA (February 13, 2019) – Hulu and Lionsgate today announce that UNBANNED: THE LEGEND OF AJ1, the powerful and inspiring true story of how Air Jordan 1 (AJ1) transcended sport to…

Interview with Derek Hallquist, filmmaker behind DENIAL – Documentary About First Trans CEO Christine Hallquist’s Efforts to Transition Herself & Energy Industry’s Future

Q&A with Derek Hallquist, filmmaker behind DENIAL, an introspective documentary about the transgender transformation and the intricacies of it’s impact on family and business. Official Synopsis: Every day our changing climate pushes us closer to an environmental catastrophe, but for most the problem is easy to ignore. David Hallquist, a Vermont utility executive, has made it his…

Digital World Premiere of A.I. Expose, ‘More Human Than Human’ during DUST’s ‘A.I. Week” Programming Event

A.I. Week is DUST and Futurism’s weeklong programming event that focuses on the stories, science and implications of artificial intelligence, kicking off Today, February 11th – February 17th. Check out the “A.I Week trailer” Tune in all weeklong on DUST’s YouTube and Facebook channels. The Main Event: DUST’s international digital premiere of Tommy Pallotta and…

Racism, Bullying, Self-Hatred iIs What A 10yr old Boy Must Face In The Oscar-Nominated Short Documentary BLACK SHEEP – On The Guardian Website and In Theaters Now

RACISM/BULLYING/SELF HATRED IS WHAT A 10 YEAR OLD BOY MUST FACE IN THE OSCAR NOMINATED – BLACK SHEEP Directed by ED PERKINS, Produced by JONATHAN CHINN & SIMON CHINN IN THEATERS NOW AND STREAMING ON THE GUARDIAN WEBSITE **NOMINEE – 91st Academy Awards – Best Documentary Short** **WINNER – Sheffield Doc Fest 2018 – Best…

GAZA, Documentary That Takes A Look Into Everyday Lives On The Gaza Strip – Premiering at Sundance 2019 On January 29th

GAZA, a film that takes a look into everyday lives on the Gaza strip, is premiering in the Sundance Film Festival 2019 in the World Cinema Documentary Competition. The official trailer is below, along with some behind the scenes vlogging by Gazan citizens Fady Hanouna and Ali Abu Yaseen as they document their journey via The Long Road to Sundance,…

New Trailer for MARKIE IN MILWAUKEE – Slamdance 2019 Doc / Heart-wrenching journey of Transition and Transitioning Back

Markie in Milwaukee, which was a 2015 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program selection, tells the engrossing story of a 7 foot tall transgender woman from Wisconsin who transitions back to a man because of her faith. It is a heart-wrenching journey. Wenzel, a former Baptist minister, is a dynamic force that is a truly inspiring.…

Sundance 2019 / New Trailer – STIEG LARSSON: THE MAN WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (about author of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”)

NEW TRAILER LAUNCHES FOR SUNDANCE DOC ‘STIEG LARSSON: THE MAN WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE’ (ABOUT THE FAMED AUTHOR OF THE MILLENIUM SERIES) The doc details “Millennium” (“The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”) trilogy author Stieg Larsson, and his pioneering work in fighting right wing extremists and neo-Nazis up until his death – an obsession that ultimately had fatal…

BLACK SHEEP – Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Short by The Guardian / Powerful Look at Racism and Identity / Free To Watch

BLACK SHEEP follows the story of Cornelius Walker whose mother moved him and his family out of London to Essex after ten-year old Damilola Taylor was killed in what became one of the UK’s most high-profile killings. Now living on a predominantly white estate run by racists, Cornelius became a target of extreme verbal and physical…

Oscar-nominated ‘Minding the Gap’ to premiere on PBS doc series POV

POV DOCUMENTARY ‘MINDING THE GAP’ RECEIVES ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ‘MINDING THE GAP’ WILL HAVE ITS NATIONAL TELEVISION DEBUT ON PBS DOCUMENTARY SERIES POV ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 AT 9 P.M. POV Shorts film ‘A Night at the Garden’ from director Marshall Curry also earned an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Short…

Throat Singing in Kangirsuk – Short Film by Two Teenage Inuit Girls from the Quebec Arctic Premiering at Sundance 2019!

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Premieres Canadian Short Throat Singing in Kangirsuk *** A Wapikoni Production *** Produced by Wapikoni, Throat Singing in Kangirsuk, a Canadian documentary by first-time Indigenous filmmakers, Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland makes its World Premiere as part of the Shorts Selection at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. In this short film, Kaukai and Chamberland practice the art of throat…

Now Streaming: Hulu’s Original Documentary FYRE FRAUD About The Failed Music Festival

CONTAINING EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH EVENT ORGANIZER, BILLY MCFARLAND, HULU’S ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE FAILED MUSIC FESTIVAL THAT SWINDLED THOUSANDS IS NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM The Fyre Festival was the defining scam of the millennial generation, at the nexus of social media influence, late-stage capitalism, and morality in the post-truth era. Marketing for the 2017 music…

Final Additions to 2019 Sundance Film Festival Lineup

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Documentary Premiere and Special Event Features Join Robust Slate of Independent Work Park City, UT — Sundance Institute rounds out this year’s 2019 Sundance Film Festival program with today’s additions to the Documentary Premieres and Special Events sections. The Festival will take place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 24-February…

AVICII: TRUE STORIES – Powerful Look at the Life and Career of the late producer, songwriter and artist Avicii

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SF Bio and Black Dalmatian Film Presents In Association with OPA People AVICII: TRUE STORIES The Untold Story Behind The Artist A Film By Levan Tsikurishvili AVICII: TRUE STORIES, a compelling new documentary film by Levan Tsikurishvili, reveals the unvarnished truth behind the success of Grammy-nominated producer, songwriter and artist Avicii (A.K.A. Tim Bergling). One of the world’s…

ABRAMORAMA SETS HISTORIC GLOBAL SCREENING EVENT FOR WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY ON JANUARY 27

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ABRAMORAMA SETS HISTORIC GLOBAL SCREENING EVENT FOR WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY ON JANUARY 27 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST RED CARPET PREMIERE IN NEW YORK CITY JANUARY 17; NORTH AMERICAN THEATRICAL RELEASE STARTS JANUARY 18 ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FROM DIRECTOR ROBERTA GROSSMAN AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER NANCY SPIELBERG Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum…

“DENIAL” – 1st Trans CEO, Christine Hallquist’s Efforts to Transition Herself & Energy Industry’s Future

DENIAL is a dynamic and fascinating documentary of the first American CEO to transition in office. What starts as a son filming his father’s fight to transform the Energy Industry, uniquely morphs and parallels into the extraordinary story of his father’s fight to transition into Christine Hallquist (Vermont energy CEO and first Transgender Candidate for Governor). Synopsis:  Before…