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Friday, Jun. 11, 2021
Bringing her camera to a home for unwed mothers on South Korea’s Jeju island, Sun Hee Engelstoft anticipated an empowering story about young women keeping their babies.
Instead, she ended up with a raw and unsettling documentary about how a deeply conservative sexual culture, loose birth...
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2015
From slave-era church outfits and Little Richard to the South Bronx and Dapper Dan the knockoff king of Harlem, the roots of hip-hop culture stretch beyond the music.
They stretch to "fresh," that feeling when your style game is on point, just right straight out of the box. That's the...
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014
When filmmaker Jesse Moss started hearing about the North Dakota oil boom that was creating overnight millionaires and drawing workers from around the country to a seemingly endless number of high-paying jobs, he imagined there was a darker side of the story.
Over the course of a...
Monday, Jan. 13, 2014
Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay, president of the Directors Guild of America, has announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2013. Four of the filmmakers are first-time nominees;...
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 86th Oscars. One hundred forty-seven films had originally qualified in the category....