Mind Landscape
On left: Photographer Yang Yankang in "Mind Landscape"

Review: ‘Mind Landscape’

Directed by Niu Zi, “Mind Landscape” takes viewers on a reflective journey through remote areas of Tibet following photographer Yang Yankang as he captures the heart and beauty of a people and region few will ever have

Review: ‘Atlantic’

“There’s nothing as bad as seeing your community dying,” says Charlie Kane, a Newfoundland fisherman featured in the award-winning documentary “Atlantic” by Irish filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill (Richie O’Donnell). The film, which makes its New

Spirit of the Ancestors

Review: ‘Spirit of the Ancestors’

“Spirit of the Ancestors” is the eye-opening personal journey of one family’s attempt to restore ‘Mana’ (welfare) to their Easter Island village by finding and bringing home the spirit of the Moai Hoa Haka Nanaʻia,

Interview: Director Peter Young on ‘The Art of Recovery’

Kiwi filmmaker Peter Young knows what makes a city worthwhile. Following the 2011 earthquake that destroyed much of central Christchurch and killed 185 people, Young began documenting the community-led efforts of artists and entrepreneurs who

Arohanui Film Festival

Arohanui Film Festival 2016

The second annual Arohanui Film Festival is set to kick off October 28th – 30th in lovely Te Aroha, New Zealand. The event, which is being held at the non-profit community and cultural space Future Te

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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.

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

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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

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

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

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