By presenting a Peabody award to Mr. Soul!the acclaimed documentary on the 1968-73 television series Soul!actor Morgan FREEMAN addressed why the original series was so groundbreaking. “During its five-year run, it was a celebration of the majesty, confidence and revolutionary strength of black artists and intellectuals, writers and performers,” FreemanRead More →

The Yavapai County Suicide Prevention Coalition and local mental health and addiction prevention agencies invite students, parents, grandparents, civic leaders – anyone – to attend a screening of the documentary film “Mon Ascension” on Wednesday May 11 from 5 to 7:30 a.m. The screening of the documentary to help spreadRead More →

The Lake / nx̌aʔx̌aʔitkʷ, a unique documentary opera about the groundbreaking cross-cultural collaboration between Vancouver’s Astrolabe Musik Theatre, the Turning Point Ensemble and Westbank First Nation, will premiere in British Columbia on May 6, 2022 at 7:45 p.m. at the VIFF Center VanCity Theater, with a second screening May 12Read More →

The non-profit association that manages the famous Chagrin Documentary Film Festival launched its first fundraiseraiming to raise $1 million to purchase and renovate a Chagrin Falls building for permanent residence that supports year-round programming. Fevered Dreams Productions announced Thursday, April 21 the public phase of the campaign. The effort hasRead More →

Western Canada’s largest documentary film festival returns for its 21st edition with crucial and thought-provoking programming next month. DOXA Documentary Film Festival announced the full lineup for DOXA 2022 from May 5-15. Documentary enthusiasts can choose from over 75 films, including 55 feature and mid-length films, 24 short films, andRead More →

Mantas Kvedaravicius is known for his documentary on the conflict zone “Mariupolis”, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2016. Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius was killed on Saturday (April 2) in Mariupol, Ukraine, where he had long been documenting the beleaguered port city, according to colleagues and aRead More →

Men talk in a yard near a residential building damaged during the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, April 1, 2022.ALEXANDRE ERMOCHENKO/Reuters Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius was killed on Saturday in Mariupol, Ukraine, where he had long documented the beleaguered port city, according to colleagues andRead More →

Failurewho recently announced a North American tour in support of her widely acclaimed sixth album, wild type droid, have released a lengthy trailer for their upcoming documentary film “Failure.” (Photo credit: Priscilla C. Scott) The trailer sheds light on the Los Angeles band’s influence and the story of their initialRead More →

The Rolling Stones will be the subject of a world-exclusive four-part film series produced by Mercury Studios for BBC Two, the advertised network Thursday (March 31). The film series, titled My Rolling Stone Lifewill be part of a season of programming across television, radio and digital platforms celebrating the legendaryRead More →

Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson went from spinning records at last year’s Oscars to winning his own statuette tonight, for directing the Best Documentary Feature champion Summer of Soul (…or, when the revolution couldn’t be televised). The famous DJ, music historian and founding member of the Roots – The show tonight‘s houseRead More →

“Hollywood Priest: The Story of Father “Bud” Kieser“, a truly unique documentary film that details the extraordinary life, career in the entertainment industry and national influence of Father Edward “Bud” Kieser, a Catholic clergyman and the founder of Paulista Productions, will make its East Coast debut as a presentation atRead More →

Examining the evolution of country music through the lens of a new generation of black artists, the film will feature interviews and performances by Jimmie Allen, Blanco Brown, Breakthrough Artist for Amazon Music BRELAND, Shy Carter, Mickey Guyton , Willie Jones, Valerie June, Amythyst Kiah, Reyna Roberts, Allison Russell, BrittneyRead More →

Savvy writer and director Robin Hauser said the film, through personal stories, explores various real-life situations involving women and money. “So whether it’s credit card debt, student loan debt, financial fragility, living paycheck to paycheck, you know, or not being ready for an emergency like a dying spouse, financial abuse,Read More →

A documentary called “The Sound of Philadelphia” is in development by Warner Music Entertainment, Warner Chappell Music and Imagine Documentaries. The film focuses on the 1970s “Philly Soul” sound developed by Jamaican songwriter and producer Thom Bell and associates Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. The trio were known as ‘TheRead More →

NASHVILLE, TN | Former investigative journalist Lee Strobel says today’s skeptics need proof before considering Christianity’s claims. It’s one of the reasons why, according to the best-selling Christian non-fiction writer, his 2021 book “The Case for Heaven” is premiering as a documentary film in theaters April 4-6. “It’s a beautiful,Read More →

EXCLUSIVE: Bob Hercules, who co-directed the Peabody-winning American Masters bio-documentary Maya Angelou: And I get up anywaywill co-produce and co-direct tom who, a documentary about the career of late-night talk show icon Tom Snyder. Pre-production began this week on the project, which is co-produced and co-directed by Snyder’s daughter, AnnRead More →

“OnesAll,” from documentary filmmaker Adam Santovac, will look into the lives and musical careers of the family members behind the popular Tucson band. OnesAll Band was formed over ten years ago by Jordan Stafford and includes his parents John Stafford and Kathi McKay, brother Brock Lange and family friend AbelRead More →

According to the deadlineDisney’s Onyx Collective and ABC News jointly acquired replicaa documentary film that won the Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Prize for American Documentary for Impact for Change when it debuted last month. What is happening: The latest film from directors Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee willRead More →

Documentary ‘Comfort’ tells untold story of former ‘comfort women’ The late Kim Soon-ak stars in the documentary film “Comfort” directed by Park Moon-chil (Daegu Gyeongbuk Independent Film Association) The late Kim Soon-ak had testified about her experience living as a wartime Japanese military sex slave, as well as her lifeRead More →

Celebrate Black History Month at SOPAC’s Herb + Milly Iris Gallery with photography by local notable, Patrick Hilaire. The Light exhibition [+Sound]exhibited from February 1 to 28, features 25 of Hilaire’s superb black and white portraits of jazz musicians. The late Grammy-winning jazz musician Roy Hargrove. Photo by Patrick HilaireRead More →

In 1959, saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened a small basement club in London’s West End. Scott and fellow saxophonist Pete King dreamed of opening a club modeled after New York’s 52nd Street jazz scene. From its humble beginnings 60 years ago, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club would become the cornerstone of theRead More →

Celebrating the inaugural class of rabbis graduating from the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union College in 1883, a famous dinner party in Cincinnati offered an outrageously decadent menu. Known to history as the Trefa Banquet, his courses represented a culinary challenge to kosher laws, featuring trif – or non-kosher – foodsRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Conversations about school choices have had a critical impact on communities of color, but have traditionally been led by people outside the black community. That’s starting to change this National School Choice Week, as community leaders and families come together for the first ofRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Conversations about school choices have had a critical impact on communities of color, but have traditionally been led by people outside the black community. That’s starting to change this National School Choice Week, as community leaders and families come together for the first ofRead More →

Durham, North Carolina – The 25th Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be entirely virtual in 2022. Event organizers announced on Wednesday that the festival would be held online due to the “continuing and unpredictable realities of the coronavirus pandemic.” “Nothing can replace the magic of screening movies togetherRead More →

The Indo-Italian documentary film ”SAMA: Symbols and Gestures in Contemporary Art from Italy and India, VOL I” will be screened here on December 9th. Filmmaker Onir and Italian director Alessandra Galletta co-directed the documentary film which explores the world of contemporary art in India and Italy. The film will haveRead More →

Official trailer for the documentary film “Great Balloon Bomb Invasion” by Alex Billington December 2, 2021Source: Youtube “If we find something, they need to understand how dangerous it could be…” Discovery has released the official trailer for the documentary film Big invasion of explosive balloons, which is now available toRead More →

The documentary Paradigm of Money exposes that due to corporate greed, … [+] Corruption and regulatory capture, the transfer of wealth from the middle class to the one percent is no surprise. Erich Robert Joli Weber Creative Commons Share alike 3.0 License Shortly after Hollywood writer/director/actor Peter Antico read myRead More →

Local stories bring the rich culture and heritage of the Northern Nevada region to life. This fall, students in Kari Barber’s documentary filmmaking class at the University of Nevada, Reynolds School of Journalism in Reno discovered some of those stories. On Thursday, December 9, the class will present the DocumentaryRead More →