Special Event at ‘DOC NYC’ – Join maestro Joshua Bell for the NY premiere of the acclaimed documentary LOS HERMANOS / THE BROTHERS

Join maestro Joshua Bell,film subject and acclaimed violinist Ilmar Gavilán,and Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider the directors of the documentary Los Hermanos / The Brothersfor a LIVE Q&A event on DOC NYC’s Facebook pageon Thursday, November 12 from 1:00-1:30 pm Eastern HAVING WORLD PREMIERE AT TOP FILM FESTIVALS NATIONWIDE DURING OCTOBER;NYC PREMIERE AT DOC NYC IN NOVEMBER  Directed by Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider World Premiere […]

Sundance Institute Selects Latest Slate of Documentary Fund Grantees

Los Angeles — The latest cohort of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grantees, announced today, comprise 23 nonfiction film projects from 21 countries of production. Unrestricted grant support, totaling $540,000, will benefit the projects across various production stages from development to post-production.  Grants are made possible by The Open Society Foundations and the John D. and Catherine […]

‘THE CURVE’ now streaming free until Nov. 4

“THE CURVE” now streaming free until Nov. 4; COVID-19 docu is first major creative feature of the pandemic era Directed by Academy Award®-nominated director Adam Benzine (Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah)  Original soundtrack by Emmy Award®-winning composer Joel Goodman (JFK, Walt Disney, Everything is Copy) WASHINGTON, DC – Anticipated documentary thriller The Curve is now streaming for free, […]

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 36TH IDA DOCUMENTARY AWARDS SHORTLISTS FOR FEATURE AND SHORT DOCUMENTARIES

Los Angeles, CA (October 28, 2020) – The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the 36th Annual IDA Documentary Awards shortlists for the Best Feature and Best Short categories. The 2020 Awards will be presented at a virtual ceremony in January 2021.  The full features and shorts shortlists, announced today, are below. Up to ten nominees in each […]

Trailer Debut for TRIAL 4 | A Netflix Original Documentary Series

The eight-episode docuseries TRIAL 4 delves into the story of Sean Ellis, a man who served 22 years in prison after being found guilty of killing Boston Police Detective John Mulligan in 1993. Though law enforcement presented evidence linking Ellis to the murder, further investigation revealed corrupt police officers, questionable witnesses and enormous pressure within […]

Powerful New Docudrama RISE OF THE NAZIS Premieres Tuesday, November 10 on PBS

Three-Part Series Examines How Germany Transformed from a Liberal Democracy into a Brutal Dictatorship in Only Four Years ARLINGTON, VA; October 7, 2020 – RISE OF THE NAZIS, a new three-part forensic examination of how Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party seized power in 1930s Germany, will premiere on PBS on Tuesday, November 10 at 9:00 […]

Errol Morris’ AMERICAN DHARMA – October 29th on Topic

AMERICAN DHARMA  A Film by Errol Morris  Runtime: 97 minutes Streaming on October 29th, only on Topic No stranger to sitting down with some of the most controversial figures of our time, Errol Morris trains his lens on Stephen K. Bannon. In their wide ranging conversation spanning over 16 hours, Morris questions Bannon on his background, […]

Mary J. Blige’s “See What You’ve Done” OUT NOW from the documentary ‘BELLY OF THE BEAST’

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DEF JAM RECORDINGS / UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP RELEASE THE ORIGINAL SONG  “SEE WHAT YOU’VE DONE” FROM THE DOCUMENTARY FILM ‘BELLY OF THE BEAST’ PERFORMED BY OSCAR-NOMINATED, GRAMMY-WINNING ARTIST/ACTRESS MARY J. BLIGE WRITTEN BY MARY J. BLIGE, NOVA WAV, & DJ CAMPER (October 16, 2020—Los Angeles, CA)—Def Jam Recordings/Universal Music Group is thrilled to announce the release of […]

OPENS NOVEMBER 11 – BEST OF SUNDANCE 2020 ‘CODED BIAS’ TO HAVE VIRTUAL CINEMA RELEASE

FILM ON BIG TECH & RACIAL BIAS Opens November 11 in New Yorkat The MetrographLos Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and dozens more cities to follow! ‘BEST OF SUNDANCE 2020’ IS HAVING A HUGE IMPACT ON BIG TECH AND RACIAL BIAS SHALINI KANTAYYA’S DOCUMENTARY FEATURE AWARDS CONTENDER CODED BIAS TO HAVE VIRTUAL CINEMA RELEASE STARTING THIS NOVEMBER FEATURED IN THE FAST COMPANY MAGAZINE COVER […]

#UNFIT: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DONALD TRUMP – The #1 BEST-SELLING DOCUMENTARY ON APPLE TV / ITUNES AND #7 FILM OVERALL

#1 BEST-SELLING DOCUMENTARY ON APPLE TV / ITUNESAND #7 FILM OVERALL; AND A TOP FILM RENTAL ON FANDANGONOW AND AMAZON PRIME VIDEO #UNFIT: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DONALD TRUMPNOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND “‘#Unfit’ is lively and often as funny as it is frightening, as it attempts to do a few things: Explain to the viewer how we got here, why it’s a dangerous place to be and […]

HBO to Premiere Film Documentary “Fandango at the Wall”

HBO to Premiere Fandango at the Wall Harlem, NY — Tuesday, September 8, 2020 — HBO will premiere the feature music documentary Fandango at the Wall. The film is a joint production between Tiger Turn Productions and Sony Music Latin. Directed by Varda Bar-Kar and Executive produced by Quincy Jones, Andrew Young, and Carlos Santana. […]

Documentary ‘HEALING FROM HATE: BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF A NATION’ Opens Tomorrow

VIRTUAL CINEMA & THEATRICAL RELEASESTARTS TOMORROW: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 HEALING FROM HATE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF A NATION EXAMINING THE ROOT CAUSES OF HATE GROUP ACTIVITY AND FOLLOWING EFFORTS BY FORMER EXTREMISTS TO DE-RADICALIZE WHITE NATIONALISTS From filmmaker Peter Hutchison a director of the critically-acclaimed documentary Requiem for the American Dream Healing From Hate examines the root causes of hate […]

Interview with Madison Young Creator behind Docuseries “Submission Possible” on REVRY

Joanna: What came first, the desire to learn more about spiritual kink culture, or the desire to learn about New Orleans queer and sexual culture? Madison: For me, Submission Possible is really about traveling the country (and world!) and connecting with different kink and queer communities that exist in each city.  What are things that make that […]

Beer Mogul Greg Koch’s New Documentary, ‘The Beer Jesus from America’

Now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video (here) and Vimeo on Demand The Beer Jesus from America chronicles Stoning Brewing’s rock n’ roll co-founder, Greg Koch’s  often tumultuous journey to becoming the first American independent craft brewery to build, own and operate its own brewery in Europe. Willing to risk millions on a dream […]

ACCLAIMED DOCU “HOUSE OF CARDIN” SWEEPS THE CINEFASHION FILM AWARDS

“HOUSE OF CARDIN” DIRECTED BY P. DAVID EBERSOLEAND TODD HUGHES SWEEPSCINEFASHION FILM AWARDS TOP HONORS BIOGRAPHY ON THE LEGENDARY DESIGNER, PIERRE CARDIN,TOOK CINEFASHION’S TOP PRIZES FORBEST FASHION FEATURE AND BEST DIRECTOR FOR A FEATURE  PIERRE CARDIN HONORED WITHTHE “LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD” 19 DECEMBER 2019, Beverly Hills — “HOUSE OF CARDIN,” the authorized documentary on the […]

Gunpowder & Sky Adds Encore Screenings for Lil Peep Documentary ‘Everybody’s Everything’

OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO GLOBAL FAN EVENT SCREENINGS BOOSTS EARLY BOX OFFICE FOR LIL PEEP DOCUMENTARY, EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING; GUNPOWDER & SKY ADDS ENCORE SCREENINGS, TRADITIONAL PLAYDATES TO MEET DEMAND Executive Produced by Terrence Malick, SXSW lauded Doc surprises specialty market with major Gen Z turnout, selling out theaters Tuesday and eyeing $1M Worldwide; Will Now Open in 18 […]

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 35TH IDA DOCUMENTARY AWARDS NOMINEES

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 35TH IDA DOCUMENTARY AWARDS NOMINEES For the First Time, IDA to Award Best Director Category and All Films Nominated in the Category Have Female Directors  Courage Under Fire Award Honoree: Waad Al-Kateab director and producer of For Sama Los Angeles, CA (October 23, 2019) – The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced […]

New Teaser Trailer: DOC NYC 2019- HEALING FROM HATE (World Premiere)

HEALING FROM HATE: NEW TEASER TRAILER: HEALING FROM HATE examines the root causes of hate group activity through the bold work of those battling intolerance on the front lines, featuring Life After Hate, an organization founded by former Skinheads and neo-Nazis to help others exit hate groups. Documenting a stunning era of hatred in America – […]

Rachel Mason’s New Single for Circus of Books Documentary “Give You Everything,” Out Today

Single release to precede Circus of Books, Opening Gala Premiere, and Platinum Alchemy Performance at OUTFEST Los Angeles, California – Renowned visual artist/musician/filmmaker Rachel Mason (aka FutureClown) is releasing her new single “Give You Everything” on today via Spotify and other online services. The release precedes her acclaimed documentary Circus of Books premiering in Los […]

Trans Rights Documentary THE MOST DANGEROUS YEAR Just Released on VOD+DVD

100% on ROTTEN TOMATOES “What makes The Most Dangerous Year so beautifully effective is its representation of these loving, proud families who choose to stand up for the humanity and humane treatment of their children — and the politicians who listen.”  ~ Los Angeles Times “Inspiring and infuriating at the same time.”  ~ The Hollywood […]

The Central Park Five by PBS – New Clips on Ken Burns’s UNUM

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, which first aired on PBS on April 16, 2013, following a 2012 theatrical release, tells the story of the five Black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989.  Ken Burns directed and produced the 2012 PBS […]

IF THE DANCER DANCES Documentary – opening in NYC on April 26 and LA on May 3

IF THE DANCER DANCES opens theatrically in New York (The Quad) on Friday, April 26th and in Los Angeles on Friday, May 3rd (Laemmle Music Hall) with a national release to follow. IF THE DANCER DANCES invites viewers into the intimate world of the dance studio. Stephen Petronio, one of today’s leading dance-makers, is determined to […]

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 […]

Review of WYETH (Documentary on Andrew Wyeth)

This documentary has a really good natural flow, kind of like the grass in Wyeth paintings. It explained details such as how the grass is actually painted, as opposed to what critics said about the grass. It explained much broader aspects of his life and work, such as what inspired him. The most debilitating thing […]

New Trailer: WYETH To Premiere September 7th on PBS

New Trailer: WYETH To Premiere September 7th on PBS WYETH tells the story of one of America’s most popular, but least understood, artists – Andrew Wyeth. Son of the famous illustrator N.C. Wyeth, Andrew had his first exhibition at age 20, and his painting “Christina’s World” was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in 1948. […]