Trailer for HBO Doc ‘Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing’

Premiering Nov. 21st on HBO, “Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing” directed by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg recounts the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon that left three dead and injured approximately 264 others. The film produced in association with the Boston Globe will look at the resiliency and present lives of those who


Doc Highlight: ‘Same but Different’

In the Loading Docs short “Same but Different,” directed by Louise Leitch and co-produced by Susan Ruffell, two longtime friends Byron and Neil are forced to confront the changing dynamics of their 25-year-long friendship when Byron, who had been keeping a deeply-held secret from Neil, courageously decides at the age of 50 to come out


Trailer: ‘Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise’

Bob Hercules’ and Rita Coburn Whack’s feature-length documentary on legendary writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is set to hit theaters October 14th. From Arc Entertainment and presented by American Masters Pictures, the film shares new insight on Angelou’s early/personal life to her prolific and influential career, and includes rare footage of the poet


Doc Highlight: ‘Mister Sunshine’

Directed by Eldon Booth and produced by Alex Lovell of Run Charlie Films, “Mister Sunshine” is the captivating three-minute Loading Docs’ short about Larry Woods, a former millionaire from the United States turned Auckland, New Zealand’s, most popular shoeshine man. It’s easy to see why this short has quickly become one of the top viewed


Doc Highlight: ‘Blood Sugar’ Directed by Joe Hitchcock

Over the next two weeks Documentary Drive will be spotlighting a few of the great 2016 short films produced by the New Zealand-based documentary initiative Loading Docs. Each year, with support from the NZ On Air Digital Media Fund and the New Zealand Film Commission, Loading Docs releases a collection of unique three-minute-long documentaries centered

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TV: Watch ‘The Last Gold’ on NBC Sports Network Aug. 1st

The USA Swimming produced documentary “The Last Gold” will make its television debut August 1st over on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT. The film, which was released in select U.S. theaters via Tugg this July, will get you excited about the kickoff of the Rio Olympic Games this week with its inspiring


Trailer: ‘For the Love of Spock’

Exciting news for those awaiting Adam Nimoy’s “For the Love of Spock” documentary. It was announced this week that the film will be released in select theaters across the U.S. and VOD on September 9th. The film is available for pre-order right now on iTunes.

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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2016 – Award Winners

The 2016 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival came to a close last night. Here are the documentaries that received category awards: Supreme Jury Prize: “A Billion Lives” directed by Aaron Biebert Best Director: Aaron Biebert for “A Billion Lives” Best Australian Documentary: “The Coffee Man” directed by Jeff Hann Best Australian Short Documentary: “You Better Take

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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Coverage Roundup

As the 2016 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival kicks off today, here is a complete overview of all our coverage from the past month. Congratulations to all the filmmakers with documentaries screening at this year’s fest! And special thanks to those of you who took part in our interview series—it was an honor to work with


Review: ‘Sustainable’

Let’s be real, documentaries on farming can sometimes be polarizing. You know the types of films I mean. The ones that are heavy on shock value and show horrific scenes of animals at mass production farms or slaughterhouses and try to convince you that carrots are the Holy Grail and that you should never eat

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