Category Archives: documentary

November 05

TRY HARDER!WORLD PREMIERE – U.S. Documentary Competition – 2021 Sundance Film Festival

A Greenwich Entertainment releaseITVS, The Center for Asian American Media, and California HumanitiesIn Association with XTRPresent TRY HARDER! Directed and Produced by Debbie LumProduced by Nico OpperExecutive Produced by Geralyn Dreyfous, Nadia Pham-Lockwood, Jean Tsien WORLD PREMIERE – U.S. Documentary Competition – 2021 Sundance Film Festival  WINNER – 2021 Doc Edge Film FestivalOfficial Selection – 2021 […]

November 05

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 […]

November 03

First Responder PTSD Documentary “Florian’s Knights” As Rollout Continues for US & Canadian Multiple Market Theatrical and TVOD/Digital and Blu-Ray/DVD

Canadian filmmaker Panayioti Yannitsos (“Freedom Besieged”) Canadian produced powerful independent feature documentary “Florian’s Knights” through Crowbar Pictures, Inc began their rollout release of the film in theaters across the USA and Canada on September 10th. Markets  included in the theatrical rollout –New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, and Saskatoon.  A Canadian […]

November 01

THEATRICAL DATE OPENING – AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY – “COURAGE” A FILM BY ALIAKSEI PALUYAN – NOVEMBER 12 IN THEATERS – LAEMMLE GLENDALE! PROVIDES A VERY INSIGHTFUL AND DEEP LOOK INTO THE RECENT PROTESTS IN BELARUS.

COURAGE Directed and Written by Aliaksei Paluyan and Produced by Jörg Möllenkamp During the presidential elections in Belarus, three actors from an underground theater in Minsk are caught up in the whirlpool of mass protests. It draws them onto the open streets of Minsk to protest for freedom of speech and the long-awaited change of […]

October 27

ImagineNative Media and Arts Festival 2021 Virtual Toronto

By Sally Warburton ImagineNATIVE is the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous films. And it was back for a second virtual year October 19 – 24, 2021. Lots of Indigenous films from all over the world including two which BK screened virtually Solo el Mar Nos Separe and Tote Abuelo The film title says in Spanish Solo […]

October 26

37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards Announces 2021 Shortlists for Feature and Short Documentary Films

Los Angeles, CA – The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards shortlists for the Best Feature and Best Short categories. The nominees for all categories will be revealed on Monday, November 15, 2021. The 2021 awards ceremony will take place Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Paramount Studios. From the shortlists, up to ten […]

October 26

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Announces 2021 Festival Award Winners

Caroline Monnet Wins Dramatic Feature Award for BootleggerLandon Dyksterhouse wins Documentary Feature Award for Warrior Spirit On Sunday, October 24, 2021 at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival online Awards Presentation, the esteemed Festival juries considered film, video, audio, and digital media works Indigenous artists from around the world to select winners in 18 categories with $56,500 in cash prizes […]

October 22

DOC NYC ANNOUNCES MAIN SLATE LINEUPFOR TWELFTH EDITION, NOVEMBER 10-28, 2021

  FESTIVAL RETURNS TO THEATERS IN NYC AND CONTINUES TO SCREEN ONLINE NATIONWIDE; SLATE INCLUDES 32 WORLD PREMIERES AND 34 US PREMIERES, AMONG MORE THAN 200 FILMS AND EVENTS NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 – DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival—running in-person November 10-18 at IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea and continuing online until November 28—announced […]

October 21

DOC NYC 2021- Young Plato (World Premiere/ International Competition)

DOC NYC 2021 YOUNG PLATO (Section: International Competition) WORLD PREMIERE  Directors: Neasa Ní Chianáín (School Life) and Declan McGrath Producer: David Rane Running Time: 102 Minutes Language: English Country: Ireland (Feature Documentary) DOC NYC 2021 FESTIVAL SCREENINGS:  PUBLIC SCREENING: Sunday, November 14 at 4:05PMLocation: Cinepolis Chelsea Monday, November 15 at 1:15PMLocation: Cinepolis Chelsea An inspiring documentary from the filmmakers of School Life, YOUNG PLATO charts […]

October 18

Taskovski newest title THE DANCE – BFI London world premiere

The Dance by Pat Collins Ireland, 2021, 87` Ten weeks before ‘Mám’ premieres in Dublin, acclaimed choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan brings a dozen international dancers, a European classical-contemporary music ensemble and concertina virtuoso Cormac Begley to the Dingle Peninsula for conversation, improvisation and rehearsal. Keegan-Dolan’s methods may initially seem haphazard for translating near-abstract ideas into movement and music, […]

October 13

NOW PLAYING IN NYC AT CINEMA VILLAGE; NATIONAL VIRTUAL CINEMA EVENT 11/10 ACCLAIMED NEW FILM ON THE SCIENCE BEHIND PSYCHEDELICS, CONSCIOUSNESS, & HEALING

From Area23a distributor of Fantastic Fungiand Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me comes… AWARD-WINNING & CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY FEATUREAWARE:GLIMPSES OFCONSCIOUSNESS “ENTERTAINING AND ENLIGHTENING.”– Bradley Gibson, Film Threat “Science and spirituality join forces in the mindful if heavily meditative documentary, Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness.”“Consciousness-elevating food for thought.”– Michael Rechtschaffen, Los Angeles Times “IT’S A REMARKABLE FILM.”“The documentary Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness is a heady experience – dare […]

October 13

GREENWICH ENTERTAINMENT WILL RELEASE MAYA SARFATY‘S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY-LOVE IT WAS NOT IN THEATERS STARTING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5 AT QUAD CINEMA IN NEW YORK CITY

GREENWICH ENTERTAINMENT WILL RELEASE MAYA SARFATY‘S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY LOVE IT WAS NOT IN THEATERS STARTING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5AT QUAD CINEMA IN NEW YORK CITY The impossible and tragic love story between Helena Citron, a young Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz, and the Austrian SS officer Franz Wunsch Featuring incredible eyewitness testimony, the film is based on Sarfaty’s 2016 Student Academy Award-winning short The […]

October 11

AWARD-WINNING SHORT SUBJECT DOCUMENTARY & OSCAR CONTENDER NOW STREAMING FROM THE NEW YORKER- “A BROKEN HOUSE”

Director Amar Chebib Joe Buffalo is an Indigenous skateboarding legend. He’s also a survivor of Canada’s notorious Indian residential-school system. Following a traumatic childhood and decades of addiction, Joe must face his inner demons to realize his dream of turning pro. Watch the film now at The New Yorker. WINNER – Audience Award at 2021 SXSW […]

October 11

OPENS THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 IN LOS ANGELES AT LAEMMLE MONICA FILM CENTER AND MORE CITIES + HOLDING IN NYC AT FILM FORUM

“Karen Dalton: In My Own Time, which takes its title from her second album, is in tune with the haunting poetics of her work.”“The documentary’s…interviews with friends, bandmates, exes and her daughter, Abralyn (Abbe) Baird offer first-person recollections that are vivid and, in their quiet way, emotionally charged… Holds a crucial place in preserving her work…above all […]

October 08

Acclaimed documentary North by Current to have national broadcast and streaming debut on PBS television series POV & PBS.org on Monday, Nov. 1

Acclaimed documentary North by Current to have national broadcast and streaming debut on PBS television series POV & PBS.org on Monday, Nov. 1 Angelo Madsen Minax’s Poetic and Richly-Layered Document of Addiction, Trans Identity and Grief; Berlinale Selection and Grand Jury Harrell Award Winner for Best Film at the 2021 Camden International Film Festival WATCH THE TRAILER NOW “It is […]