Category Archives: documentary

January 19

Toronto Film Critics Association  Announces 2021 Award Winners

Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car wins Best Picture, Best International Film and Best Screenplay Double acting awards and Best First Feature for Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter Beans, Night Raiders and Scarborough compete for Rogers Best Canadian Film Award and $100,000 prize Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA), while Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut The Lost Daughter was […]

January 15

LA LISTE: EVERYTHING OR NOTHING

ABOUT LA LISTE: EVERYTHING OR NOTHING Big mountain skiers, and close friends, Jérémie Heitz and Sam Anthamatten, find beauty and display grace in the dangerous world of free-skiing. Follow them as they set off around the world to find the most awe-dropping, high-altitude peaks and mountain ranges that exceed 6000 metres, and do what they do […]

January 15

LAST OF THE RIGHT WHALES OPENS IN THEATRES ON JANUARY 23

North Atlantic right whales are dying faster than they can reproduce.  With just over 330 remaining, these great whales rarely die of natural causes. Instead they are run over by ships or suffer lethal injuries from fishing gear. If we don’t stop killing them, in 20 years they could be extinct. Last of the Right Whales […]

January 13

US VOD Release- Worst To First: The True Story of Z100 NYC

 PRESENTS  A PENGUARDIA PRODUCTIONS, ELVIS DURAN GROUP, WORKHOUSE MEDIA AND HQ CREATIVE PRODUCTION WORST TO FIRST: THE TRUE STORY OF Z100 NEW YORK  DIRECTED, WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY: Mitchell Stuart PRODUCED BY: Trish Hunter Shannon, Elvis Duran, David Katz and John McConnell CAST: Scott Shannon, Elvis Duran, Jon Bon Jovi, Nile Rodgers, Clive Davis, Debbie Gibson, Joan Jett, Taylor […]

January 12

Redemptive COVID-19 Doc The Panola Project Comes to Sundance on Heels of Awards for Film and Subject Dorothy Oliver

THE PANOLA PROJECT highlights the heroic efforts of Dorothy Oliver to keep her small town of Panola, Alabama safe from COVID-19. Dorothy runs a makeshift vaccine coordination center from the convenience store she runs out of a mobile home. Today, nearly 99% of adults in her town have received the shot in a state with […]

January 11

New collaboration supports diverse filmmakers around the world and films exploring the theme of migration as a central story of our time.

IF/THEN SHORTS & EMERGENCE MAGAZINE ANNOUNCE YEARLONG LAB FOR SHORT FILMS ABOUT MIGRATION New collaboration supports diverse filmmakers around the world and films exploring the theme of migration as a central story of our time. New York, NY   Emergence Magazine and IF/Then Shorts, an initiative of Field of Vision, launch today the inaugural SHIFTING LANDSCAPES […]

January 03

THIS THURSDAY IS THE 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAN. 6 CAPITOL ATTACK; IS OSCAR-SHORTLISTED ‘DAY OF RAGE’ THE YEAR’S MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENTARY?

THIS THURSDAY IS THE 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE JANUARY 6 CAPITOL ATTACK Is the Oscar-shortlisted short documentary Day of Rage the year’s most important documentary film? Produced by The New York Times’ Visual Investigations team, the critically-acclaimed film on the January 6 Capitol attack was nominated for the Critics Choice Documentary Awards, shortlisted for the IDA Documentary Awards, and is a finalist for […]

December 15

WATCH Q AND A WITH BARBARA LEE AND DANNY GLOVER – BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE-BARBARA LEE: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER

Link to Q and A: https://vimeo.com/655421082 Link to film: https://vimeo.com/364720907 We would like to thank David Magdael & Associates for the press release.

December 11

Documentary- ELENA In 1937, tens of thousands of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent were exterminated by the Dominican army, on the basis of anti-black racism

ELENA Watch Party Followed by Q&A with Yvonne WelbonSaturday, December 11th at 1PM PT/4PM EThttps://watch.eventive.org/elena/play/61b13c3a3977c2005b49b1a6 ELENA Watch Party Followed by Conversation withPaco de Onís, Elena Lorac, and Director Michèle StephensonIn SpanishSunday, December 12th at 1PM PT/4PM EThttps://watch.eventive.org/elena/play/61b13cddab861e0030f4c87a About ELENAIn 1937, tens of thousands of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent were exterminated by the Dominican army, on the basis […]

December 05

THE KING OF COOL@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Tues., Nov.30th, 2021

Who is really The “King of Cool?” Steve McQueen or Dean Martin? In this documentary, it declares Dean Martin. “King of Cool dives deep into Martin’s life through never-before-seen archival footage including his time with Jerry Lewis, his movies, his TV Variety Show and Roasts. Interviews with friends, family and primarily one of his daughters-Deana […]

December 02

Special Screening of Nanfu Wang’s Acclaimed Film IN THE SAME BREATH at Museum of Tolerance – Los Angeles-Q&A to Follow – Thur., Dec. 2 at 7pm

A Film by Nanfu WangProduced by Jialing Zhang, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, and Carolyn Hepburn Thursday, December 2nd 7:00  PMMuseum of Tolerance9786 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035 Hosted by Kristin Feeley and Laura NixQ&A with Director Nanfu Wang, andProducers Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, and Carolyn HepburnModerated by Matt Carey, Deadline Hollywood Museum of Tolerance requires Covid-19 vaccination or negative test within 48 […]

November 30

THE BROTHER by Jérémie Battaglia A short film with a remarkable festival career Now available on ICI TOU.TV EXTRA

Les Films du 3 Mars and Les Films Extérieur Jour are thrilled to announce the online release of The Brother, a moving documentary short film by Jérémie Battaglia with an impressive career on the festival circuit. Mixing documentary and animation, the film tells the story of a French-Moroccan family taking care of their son Kaïs, who has lost the use of […]

November 30

POV Shorts Award Winning Documentary Shorts Series Continues Season 4 Tomorrow: Monday, November 29 With Episode 3

POV Shorts Have Received Academy Award & Emmy Nominations Broadcast & Streaming Debut of 4th Season on PBS Upcoming Films Include : Seahorse, Águilas, Le Frère, and Team Meryland New York, N.Y. – POV Shorts, the newest series from American Documentary, continues its fourth season with Episode 3 tomorrow: Monday, November 29, 2021 on PBS and streaming online at POV.org. Additional episodes […]

November 29

FILMOCRACY INTRODUCES THE INDUSTRY NETWORKTriad of FestDance Panels, Filmocracy Talks, and Round Tables Adds Education, Networking-December 9th-10th in Los Angeles and Nationwide

Roster of Ambassadors Grows as Networking Opportunities Expand For Hybrid Event During Filmocracy Fest December 9th-10th in Los Angeles and Nationwide https://filmocracyfest.com/ Los Angeles, CA —Filmocracy, the world’s premiere digital screening, distribution, and experience platform, announced its roster of new industry programs today. As the independent film and festival spaces continue to evolve, Filmocracy’s founders […]

November 25

IN NYC, LA, SF, CHI – Sundance Audience Award and Jury Award winner WRITING WITH FIRE, Documentary awards contender!

“The most inspiring journalism movie — maybe ever. An essential portrait of the fight for press freedom. Writing With Fire reminds us that there are always people who, despite incredible odds, will choose to do this work.” – Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post DOUBLE SUNDANCE AWARD WINNER & OSCAR CONTENDER WRITING WITH FIRE OPENS AT  IN NYC THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26 PLUS […]