The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program (DFP) has announced that its latest group of 20 non-fiction film projects will receive grants from the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund. The fund provides non-recoverable support for non-fiction works by filmmakers around the world who “continue to elevate and advance cultural dialogue and pioneerRead More →

David Fincher is teaming up with Netflix for ‘See’, a new docu-series of visual essays celebrating cinema. Netflix, or at least the Twitter account dedicated to its movies, had moviegoers buzzing on Tuesday after tweeting, “Something special is coming tomorrow from David Fincher…” Alas, that “something special” isn’t a thirdRead More →

Brittany Murphy’s new documentary investigates the late actress’ final weeks. Video / WKYC Channel 3 12 years have passed since Brittany Murphy’s death and the questions remain unanswered. A new HBO documentary has been confirmed which examines the circumstances surrounding his death in 2009. The two-part doco, titled What Happened,Read More →

PARAMOUNT+ RELEASES THE OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR MADONNA’S DOCUMENTARY FILM “MADAME X”, PREMIERE FRIDAY OCT. 8TH Madonna’s “Madame X” is directed by Ricardo Gomes and SKNX October 5, 2021 – Paramount+, the streaming service of ViacomCBS, today released the official trailer for theirRead More →

A new Britney Spears documentary that includes bombshell allegations is set to premiere Friday night on FX and Hulu. Controlling Britney Spears is the follow-up to the team behind Framing Britney SpearsEmmy nominated The New York Times presents documentary that explored the singer’s conservatorship battle. The latest offering would featureRead More →

The International Documentary Association announced Tuesday, September 21 the 11 recipients of its 2021 In-Kind Documentary Screening Series Grant. First piloted last year, the grant has expanded in 2021 to support filmmakers from any historically excluded community, including but not limited to BIPOC, LGBTQ+, D/Deaf, and disabled filmmakers. IDA wishesRead More →

After serenading the world with his own brand of jazz for the past 18 months, Jim Clayton is looking forward to his first live concert in a long time. But it’s what the award-winning veteran jazz artist has been doing throughout COVID-19 that has won him applause from a gratefulRead More →

We believe education is the foundation of the Bitcoin journey, and the environmental argument made here is a powerful one. This film addresses the misconceptions about Bitcoin’s energy consumption. CALABASAS, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2021 This Machine Greens, presented by Swan Bitcoin, is a documentary that explores Bitcoin’s complexRead More →

CALABASAS, Calif., September 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — This Machine Greens, presented by Swan Bitcoin, is a documentary that explores Bitcoin’s complex and nuanced relationship with energy. The film is directed by award-winning British filmmaker Jamie King and produced by Enrique Posner. The film will premiere on Swan’s YouTube channel atRead More →

It’s an enigma as old as live popular music itself. A veteran act wants to branch out, move forward and defy expectations, but fans want to hear from old favorites. It was the kind of challenge trumpeter Lee Morgan faced when he and his band played a two-week engagement atRead More →

There were plenty of trumpeters in the 1960s, but the Big Four were Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Donald Byrd and Lee Morgan. Davis was most outwardly obsessed with innovation and constant forward movement: his 1965-68 quintet blew hard bop to smithereens, and while people were still absorbing that group’s ideas,Read More →

Lee Morgan, the incandescent trumpeter, led one of the greatest groups of the early 1970s – a short-lived but multi-faceted quintet, expansive in attitude and approach. With multi-reedist Bennie Maupin, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Jymie Merritt and drummer Mickey Roker, this ensemble spent a productive weekend in Hermosa Beach, CaliforniaRead More →

Click to enlarge Picture: provided Promotional image for the boys in red hats An infamous incident involving a major Cincinnati high school will consider its transition from social media notoriety to the money screen when new investigative documentary The boys in red hats Premieres July 16. The film covers theRead More →

Tulsa, Oklahoma.– Circle Cinema will host NBA legend and Tulsa native John Starks with JD3TV president and award-winning producer Leigh Simons for screenings of new documentary “Keep Shooting: The John Starks Story” as part of the 2021 Circle Cinema Film Festival presented by JD3TV. The film will screen Thursday, JulyRead More →

Trafalgar Liberation brings Dear Rodeo: The Cody Johnson Story at the cinema this summer COJO Music/Warner Music Nashville and Trafalgar Releasing are proud to announce the release of a theatrical event for Dear Rodeo: The Cody Johnson Story, with limited screenings starting August 10. The film, from rising country musicRead More →

“If I could tune in right away, I would,” said Dawn Porter in one of the many enthusiastic testimonials sprinkled throughout Full Frame’s “The Creative Power of BIPOC Editors,” an online launch/celebration. from the BIPOC documentary publishers database. Expertly edited (surprise surprise), the quick event (about an hour) took placeRead More →

The ‘Assassins’ movie poster is set to hit theaters from August (Watcha-The Coup-Kth) The 104-minute documentary film about the 2017 murder case of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, has been approved as an art film after reevaluation by the South Korean Film Authority. Korean. The film’s localRead More →

Dreher High School group principal Chris Lee, Dreher student Bryson Stakely and Richland One main group teacher Mary Lou Schweickert Musical instruments belonging to the late international jazz musician Roger Pemberton, who played with legends such as The Jackson 5, Judy Garland and Ray Charles, will continue to make musicRead More →

A talk about the hardships faced by undocumented Haitian workers in the Dominican Republic and the stories of immigrants at a Georgia ICE detention center during the COVID-19 pandemic are just two of six documentaries making their world premiere at the annual 24h Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Operating outRead More →

Anthony Crawford was one of the wealthiest men in Abbeville, South Carolina, with over 400 acres of land; his farm was prosperous and self-sufficient. Crawford employed the black community. Anthony Crawford was murdered on October 21, 1916 by a mob of over 200 white men, then they lynched him. HOBORead More →

King Sukii , Associate Editor @KingSukii Susanna Osborne, more affectionately known as Sukii, is Associate Entertainment Editor for iOne Digital. The Spanish Harlem native started blogging in 2010 when she started covering hip-hop’s rising stars for GlobalGrind. Music (and entertainment in general) are areas Sukii continues to focus on asRead More →

No ordinary man (Canada) 80 mins. Stream online at the 2020 Vancouver International Film Festival from September 24 to October 7 on VIFF Connect We talk a lot about the importance of screen representation, but No ordinary man aims to vividly capture the emotional impact of acknowledging aspects of one’sRead More →

On Friday July 10, 2020, Christian Lee Morgan’s journey on Earth ended and he went to join our Lord. Christian was born on September 26, 1997 in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Troy High School. Christian loved his family and friends. Although calm, her heart was big. He wouldRead More →

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California. | Roll call Al Drago / CQ via AP On September 14, 2001, three days after New York’s Twin Towers were flattened by two hijacked airliners, with the ruins of the building still smoldering, 3,000 dead, more than 6,000 injured, Congress met to consider President GeorgeRead More →

The jazz collection has an archaeological aspect; it’s one of my favorite aspects of the hobby. More than most other genres, jazz evolved in its early decades, and it did so on record. Each musician was distinctive, changing from session to session, and interacting with other musicians in ways specificRead More →

Philadelphia horn blower Lee Morgan had been with Blue note folders for nearly nine years when he recorded corn breadhis 12th album for the label, in a single session held on Saturday September 18, 1965. to listen corn bread now. Originally from Philadelphia, Morgan was a precociously talented trumpet prodigyRead More →

A first film as a director for Morgan Marceloriginal hamilton cast member, Sharing Our Stories: The Eliza Project is a 10-minute short documentary about the creation, purpose and promising legacy of The Eliza Project, co-founded by Philippa Sou (original ‘Eliza hamilton,’ hamilton) & Morgan Marcel. With Renée Elise Goldsberry, JonathanRead More →

Hear Morgan’s trumpet player Eddie Henderson November 3-4 at Lewers Lounge, then watch the Hawaii International Film Festival documentary “I Called Him Morgan” on November 5. Video and photos: Courtesy of the Honolulu International Film Festival ADirectors and directors make regular appearances at film festivals, but it’s rare to hearRead More →