Documentaries

Film examines Dolores Huerta from jazz to 'Si, Se Puede'

Mar 21, 2018

Dolores Huerta, the social activist who formed the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez and whose "Si, Se Puede" chant inspired Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign slogan, is the subject of a new PBS documentary

Judd Apatow memorializes Garry Shandling

Mar 21, 2018

Judd Apatow has crafted a four-hour HBO documentary for his friend and mentor, Garry Shandling, drawing on 30 years of the late comedian's intimate diaries and notes

PBS film forces viewers to confront mortality

Mar 21, 2018

A two-hour PBS documentary about death seems like a tough sell, but filmmaker Helen Whitney's 'Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death' is really about life

Erratic Chicano writer who vanished focus of new documentary

Mar 20, 2018

Oscar Zeta Acosta, a radical and volatile Mexican-American writer who was a sidekick to journalist Hunter S. Thompson and went missing in 1974, is the focus on a new PBS documentary

New film reveals Miss Piggy's backstory, more Muppet secrets

Mar 15, 2018

New documentary "Muppet Guys Talking" reveals Miss Piggy's backstory, other Muppet secrets

New York Times doc to close Tribeca Film Festival

Mar 7, 2018

Forty-six percent of the 96 films premiering at this year's Tribeca Film Festival are directed by women

Common singles out NRA, Kimmel takes aim at Trump at Oscars

Mar 5, 2018

Hollywood seized the microphone at Sunday's Oscars and wasn't shy about its passions, sprinkling political moments throughout a show that included anti-gun and pro-immigration references, as well as mocking the president's Twitter habits.

The Latest 'The Shape of Water' wins best picture Oscar

Mar 5, 2018

The Latest: 'The Shape of Water' wins best picture Oscar

'Shape of Water' triumphs at an Oscars awash in change

Mar 5, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards brought the most tumultuous awards season in recent memory to a close Sunday, with Jordan Peele winning best screenplay for the script to his horror sensation "Get Out"

Netflix's doping documentary "Icarus" wins best documentary

Mar 5, 2018

Bryan Fogel's sports doping documentary "Icarus," which exposed the state sponsored doping program of Russia's Olympic athletes won best documentary at the Academy Awards Sunday

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