Filmmaker hopes to show 'what really happened' in Ferguson

Aug 28, 2017

Filmmaker Sabaah Folayan says "Whose Streets?" _ her documentary about the 2014 turmoil on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri _ was made to give people a chance to know "what really happened"

BlackStar Film Festival to highlight themes of resistance

Aug 3, 2017

Filmmakers will join the national conversation about race, policing and social protest this week in Philadelphia

Sam Shepard talks writing process in 'California Typewriter'

Aug 1, 2017

Sam Shepard is gone, but a new documentary "California Typewriter" captures the lauded playwright happy and in his element

HBO doc 'Baltimore Rising' explores life after Freddie Gray

Jul 27, 2017

The producers and participants in "Baltimore Rising" say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but their new HBO documentary humanizes the narrative

Steven Spielberg opens up about life, filmmaking in HBO doc

Jul 27, 2017

Steven Spielberg opens up about life, filmmaking and flops in new HBO documentary

Burns sees Vietnam War as virus, documentary as vaccination

Jul 16, 2017

Filmmaker Ken Burns says his upcoming documentary about the Vietnam War could serve as sort of a vaccine against some of the problems that took root during the conflict.

Indiana events set for 'League of Their Own' anniversary

Jun 4, 2017

A celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the movie "A League of Their Own" is planned in a southern Indiana community where one of its iconic scenes was filmed

Ron Howard to direct documentary on tenor Luciano Pavarotti

Jun 1, 2017

Director and producer Ron Howard is working on a new documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor and philanthropist

Brooks, Reiner, Lear, Van Dyke discuss living well after 90

May 18, 2017

Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke and Norman Lear discuss living well in their 90s in the new HBO documentary "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast," and at the film's premiere Wednesday in Beverly Hills, California

Fox looks to sci-fi, fantasy this fall; MacFarlane in space

May 16, 2017

The Fox network is calling on superpowers and Seth MacFarlane to draw viewers this fall

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