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

Film Highlight: ‘Faces of Polish Emigration’

One of the reasons why I love documentaries so much is that I love learning through story. Directors choose many different methods to convey their subject’s story on screen. The intimacy achieved by simply letting

News Roundup – Sept. 11, 2015

THEATER RELEASES 9/11 “Meet the Patels” ON TV ESPN2/ESPN.COM 9/11 “30 for 30” – “First Pitch” PBS 9/14 – 9/15 “American Experience: Walt Disney” 9/18 “American Masters – Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey” “POV”


‘BOATLIFT: An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience’

To commemorate the 14th anniversary of September 11th, here is a documentary of heroes. The largest maritime evacuation in history took place on 9/11 as hundreds of vessels converged on the waterfront to rescue half

News Roundup – Sept. 4, 2015

THEATER RELEASES 9/2 “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” 9/4 “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine” “A Sinner in Mecca” 9/9 “Welcome to Leith” ON TV 9/4 PBS “American Masters: Althea” 9/7-9/11 “The

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Trailer: ‘All Things Must Pass’

The official film trailer for the feature documentary about Tower Records, “All Things Must Pass,” was released this week. The film directed by Colin Hanks is set for theatrical release on October 16th.

Doc of the Week: ‘Tashi and the Monk’

Hi, everyone! I hope you all had a nice week. Before I reveal this week’s film pick, I’m always interested to hear what other people are watching, so if you saw any good, bad, interesting,

Review: ‘Dior and I’

“Dior and I” follows Raf Simons, Christian Dior’s newest creative director, as he attempts to create his first haute couture collection for the fashion house in April 2012. Such collections typically take nearly half a

Doc of the Week: ‘Rocket Wars’

This week’s Doc of the Week includes 100,000 homemade rockets, a tradition more than a century old, and an innovative team equipped with the latest filmmaking technology. Produced by Variable, “Rocket Wars” is a five

‘TOWER’ Trailer and Call for Stories

“TOWER,” an upcoming documentary by filmmaker Keith Maitland, recounts the events and heroism that took place on August 1, 1966, when a gunman opened fire from the top of the University of Texas Tower killing

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