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Friday, Nov. 5, 2021
Liz Garbus--a prolific documentarian with an acclaimed body of work which includes the Oscar-nominated features The Farm: Angola, USA and What Happened Miss Simone?--found a kindred filmmaking spirit in Jacques Cousteau, the late, great explorer/adventurer known for shedding...
Thursday, Jun. 25, 2020
It's said that documentary filmmaking is all about being in the right place at the right time. If so, director Liz Garbus has been doubly lucky with her latest project.
Two years ago, she and her team started filming their series on the hunt for the still-unknown Golden State Killer,...
Sunday, Apr. 29, 2018
Liz Garbus' first day shooting inside The New York Times newsroom was President Donald Trump's inauguration day. Her final day was April 16, when the Pulitzer Prizes announced the Times had won three of the coveted awards.
In between, she spent more than a year documenting one of...
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018
Asia Argento said he raped her during the Cannes Film Festival. Mira Sorvino said he chased her around a hotel room at the Toronto International Film Festival. Rose McGowan's encounter happened at the Sundance Film Festival.
Just as Harvey Weinstein did at the Oscars, the disgraced movie...
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018
Forty-six percent of the 96 films premiering at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival are directed by women — a record for Tribeca — including the festival’s closing night selection: Liz Garbus’ New York Times documentary “The Fourth Estate.”
The annual New York festival announced the feature...
Monday, Jun. 27, 2016
What does it take to get an Oscar-nominated documentarian to direct a music video?
A call from Glenn Close.
That’s how Liz Garbus, director of “What Happened, Miss Simone?” came to make the video for “Ghost Story,” which was released Friday (6/24) in association with Close’s mental...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Through archival footage and interviews with her family, closest confidants and collaborators, Nina Simone comes to life again — still enigmatic but more easily understood — in the new documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?" which premiered Thursday night at the...