Thursday, June 20, 2019

Cartel Land

Monday, Apr. 4, 2016

There was no way to predict what would come from the documentary that was percolating in Matthew Heineman’s mind and heart. For one, who would have thought that Cartel Land would end up landing him the DGA Award in February for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. ...

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Winners in the International Documentary Association’s 2015 IDA Documentary Awards were announced on Saturday evening (12/5) at the Paramount Theatre, giving Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence top honors with the Best Feature Award. This critically...

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards.  One hundred twenty-four films were originally submitted in the category.


Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015

The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became deeply intertwined with the vigilante movement that emerged in 2013 and 2014 to oust the region's main drug cartel....

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

SHOOT first caught up with documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman in 2012 when Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare debuted at the Sundance Film Festival where it earned a nomination for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize. Heineman and Susan Froemke directed and...

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