"Out in the Cold"

Review: ‘Out in the Cold’

In “Out in the Cold,”  director J.D. O’Brien and John Koepke step out of their comfort zones to not only see what life is like for those without stable housing in their community, but to

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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

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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

Docu-Series Highlight: ‘A Year in Space’ Episodes 1-4

Astronaut Scott Kelly reached the six month milestone of his yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station in September. As you may know, Kelly’s expedition is to study the impact of long-term space travel on

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”

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‘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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