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Oscars: 2016 Documentary Winners

Best Documentary Short Subject: “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. The film premieres on HBO March 7th. Best Documentary Feature: “Amy” directed by Asif Kapadia and produced by

Milana Vayntrub’s Short Documentary on Refugees in Lesbos & the #CantDoNothing Campaign

Milana Vayntrub is an American actress whose face you’ve likely seen many times as the patient wireless saleswoman Lily Adams in a series of ad campaigns by AT&T. She has also appeared in a long


Oscar Nominees 2016: The Chosen Docs

Here they are! This year’s Academy Award nominees for Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject: Documentary Feature “Amy” “Cartel Land” “The Look of Silence” “What Happened, Miss Simone?” “Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom”


BAFTAS 2016: Best Documentary Nominees

Nominations for the 2016 British Academy Film Awards were announced on January 8th. Here are the films up for Best Documentary: “Amy” “Cartel Land” “He Named Me Malala” “Listen to Me Marlon” “Sherpa” “Amy” is also

A Look Back at 2015

In June 2015 Documentary Drive came to life! Over the last 7 months, I’ve had the opportunity to interview three extraordinarily talented filmmakers and review many wonderful and diverse films. As the year comes to a


15 Documentary Features on the 2015 Oscar Shortlist

15 DOCUMENTARY FEATURES ADVANCE IN 2015 OSCAR® RACE Here are the 15 films that made the cut from the original 124 contenders. “Amy,” On the Corner Films and Universal Music “Best of Enemies,” Sandbar “Cartel


10 Short Documentaries up for Oscar Consideration

“10 DOC SHORTS ON OSCAR’S 2015 SHORTLIST” Out of 74 short documentaries submitted for Oscar consideration, here are the 10 powerful short films from which five will become Academy Award nominees: “Body Team 12,” RYOT


124 Documentary Features up for Oscar Consideration

“124 DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SUBMITTED FOR 2015 OSCAR® RACE” I, for one, don’t envy the job of those who have to narrow down this list to 15 by December! It’s not surprising to see so many

ESPN Films: ’30 for 30′ Schedule Vol. 3

Season 3 of ESPN’s film series “30 for 30” began October 13th with “Trojan War,” a film that examines former USC football coach Pete Carrol’s time at the program. ESPN will re-air the film beginning at 9

Interview: ‘Out in the Cold’ Director J.D. O’Brien

The leaders of America’s second-largest city, Los Angeles, announced this week that they would declare a “state of emergency” on the city’s homelessness crisis. It is a crisis that reportedly sees a staggering 13,000 new