Pope Francis to be profiled in Wim Wenders' documentary

May 19, 2017

In a first for the Vatican Pope Francis has participated in a documentary that producers tout as "a historic nonfiction film."

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

Chelsea Manning to participate in documentary about her

May 17, 2017

Chelsea Manning will participate in a documentary about the transgender soldier to be executive produced by "Citizenfour" filmmaker Laura Poitras.

Michael Moore preps surprise documentary for Donald Trump

May 16, 2017

Michael Moore has been secretly making a Donald Trump documentary that he has dubbed "Fahrenheit 11/9," titling it after the day Trump became president-elect

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

Memoir: Black waiter was civil rights hero

May 15, 2017

Memoir recounts the life of a black Mississippi waiter who became a courageous civil rights figure

French intellectual Levy gets pie in the face in Serbia

May 11, 2017

French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy says the pie thrown in his face by left-wing activists in Serbia illustrates the Balkan country is far from having democracy

Vanessa Redgrave turns director with documentary at Cannes

May 10, 2017

Vanessa Redgrave makes her directing debut with "Sea Sorrow," a highly personal documentary about the migrant crisis that is set to premiere at this month's Cannes Film Festival

Steve McQueen to direct authorized Tupac Shakur documentary

May 9, 2017

Academy Award winner Steve McQueen is set to direct a documentary about Tupac Shakur

LA's violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later

Apr 20, 2017

Six films are revisiting the Los Angeles riots this week to mark the 25th anniversary of the worst civil unrest in US history, a remarkable number of simultaneous releases focused on a single event

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