Ken Burns & Sarah Burns’ The Central Park Five, trailer
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Detropia: Magnificent American Ruins, Struggling to Survive
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Detropia: Magnificent American Ruins, Struggling to Survive

From the Academy Award-nominated directors of Jesus Camp, Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady, Detropia premiered…

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La Femme Telluride
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La Femme Telluride

William Blake once wrote that exuberance is beauty. Despite the success of Ben Affleck’s Argo…

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Telluride 2012 trailer: The Act of Killing
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Telluride 2012 trailer: The Act of Killing

Some trailers don’t need accompanying synopsis or explanation. This isn’t one of those. Joshua Oppenheimer’s…

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The Truth Behind the Academy’s Reworking of the Doc Rules
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The Truth Behind the Academy’s Reworking of the Doc Rules

A few facts about today’s news item worth paying attention to — as told to…

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15 Documentaries on the Short List!
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15 Documentaries on the Short List!

“Battle for Brooklyn” (RUMER Inc.) “Bill Cunningham New York” (First Thought Films) “Buck” (Cedar Creek…

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Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss, trailer & poster
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Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss, trailer & poster

The cumulative effect suggests a world in which murder, desperation and operatic levels of tragedy…

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Cinema Eye Non Fiction Film Nominations
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Cinema Eye Non Fiction Film Nominations

The Cinema Eye nominations have been announced! Please note short film nomination for Tim Hetherington,…

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8 Documentary Shorts on Oscar's 2011 Shortlist
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8 Documentary Shorts on Oscar's 2011 Shortlist

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that…

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The Typewriter in the 21st Century Gets a Trailer, Needs Support
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The Typewriter in the 21st Century Gets a Trailer, Needs Support

A couple of filmmakers have been hard at work putting together a film on the…

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Wim Wenders' Pina, trailer & poster
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The Island President Takes on World to Try to Save it
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The Island President Takes on World to Try to Save it

What a wonderful documentary is Jon Shenk’s The Island President, which just had its first…

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Kris Tapley galvanized by Herzog's Into the Abyss
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Kris Tapley galvanized by Herzog's Into the Abyss

Kris Tapley at In Contention calls Werner Herzog’s new documentary “a crucial viewing experience.” In…

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Stonewall Uprising leads to NY gay marriage equality
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Stonewall Uprising leads to NY gay marriage equality

Nearly 42 years to the day since the Stonewall Riots of June 27, 1969, New…

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Page One Asks Us to Take a Hard Look at Ourselves
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Page One Asks Us to Take a Hard Look at Ourselves

Pete Hammond interviews David Carr and the LA Times’ Jim Rainey If Microsoft never saw…

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Tonight: HBO's Bobby Fischer Against the World
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Page One: Inside the New York Times Trailer
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Page One: Inside the New York Times Trailer

Featuring our lifelong pal, David Carr. Oscar doc race is already looking, once again, like…

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PBS Alert: Waste Land and Stonewall Uprising
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PBS Alert: Waste Land and Stonewall Uprising

Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land aired on PBS Independent Lens last Tuesday, but I didn’t notice…

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Females Rule the Jungle in Disneynature's Powerful doc, African Cats
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Females Rule the Jungle in Disneynature's Powerful doc, African Cats

To watch DisneyNature’s African Cats is to celebrate the roar of the female cat who…

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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Trailer
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