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RTÉ 1916 Centenary Collection and Doc Hub

To commemorate the centenary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, RTÉ has made available to international audiences a collection of free documentaries and programs about the historic rebellion that helped lead to the establishment of the Irish Free State. You can see the current programs here or download the RTÉ Player International app and watch them on your mobile device. […]

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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” Documentary Short Subject “Body Team 12” “Chau, beyond the lines” “Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah” “A Girl in the […]

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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 in the running for Outstanding British Film. It should be noted that “Amy,” “Cartel Land,” “He Named Me Malala,” and […]

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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 P.M. ET on Oct. 27th. Their second film of the season, “The Prince of Pennsylvania,” directed by Jesse Vile, premiered earlier […]

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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” – “Cutie and the Boxer” NETFLIX 9/18 “Keith Richards: Under the Influence” MAKING HEADLINES The 40th Annual Toronto International Film […]

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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 Civil War” (25th Anniversary Rebroadcast) MAKING HEADLINES Aretha Franklin, by way of federal court,  has stopped the Telluride Film Festival […]

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HBO Documentary Schedule – 2015

HBO has confirmed its lineup of documentaries for the second half of 2015. The films include: “Toe Tag Parole: To Live and Die on Yard A” (debuting Aug. 3rd) “Tashi and the Monk” (Aug. 17th) “San Francisco 2.0” (Sept. 28th) From Alexandra Pelosi, the film looks at the impact and changes that the tech industry is having […]

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New 2015-2016 Season of ‘POV’

The 2015-2016 season of “POV” begins on PBS this Monday night June 22nd. The premier film is “Out in the Night” by blair dorosh-walther about the 2006 case of The New Jersey 4, a group of four African-American lesbians who are threatened on the streets of New York City, defend themselves, and are then put […]

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