Topics :: documentary

Matt Shepard is A Friend of Mine

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Fifteen years after his murder gained international attention, friend Michele Josue tells about the person behind the martyr in her 85-minute documentary.

Limited Partnership

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips.

Ivory Tower

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
This documentary questions the current consumer-driven college system that "encourages leniency rather than rigor" and capitalist expansion over the bare bones, hard work of learning.

I'm A Porn Star

By Christian Cintron | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
"I'm a Porn Star" is a scintillating documentary that profiles the lives of four porn stars.

The Last of the Unjust

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
At over three and a half hours, "The Last of the Unjust" is something monumental -- and a rare, detailed look at unexpected facets of the most abhorred genocide in human history.

Keep on Keepin' On

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Jazz trumpet legend Clark Terry is at the center of this Quincy Jones-produced documentary, along with the young blind pianist Justin Kaufllin, whom Terry mentors.

The Green Prince

By Louise Adams | Friday Sep 19, 2014
The code name for Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of high-ranking Hamas leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef, who spied for Israel's internal security agency Shin Bet for over a decade, is also the name of Nadav Schirman's vivid, intriguing documentary.

Flamenco, Flamenco

By Lewis Whittington | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Premier Spanish filmmaker Carlos Sauras' dance film for die-hard flamenco fans, but with a different approach that is more accessible to all audiences.

Teenage

By Louise Adams | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
Documentarian Matt Wolf interprets Jon Savage's book "Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture 1875-1945" in his innovative, appropriately young Ken Burns-ian-feeling film.

Korengal

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Set in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, the film follows the soldiers who remained when US forces pulled out of Operation Enduring Freedom in April 2010.