COUNTRY: U.S. DIRECTOR: Ellen Kuras, a prolific cinematographer, makes her feature-film directorial debut with “The Betrayal.” Her co-director on the project, Thavisouk Phrasavath, is both subject…
COUNTRY: U.S. DIRECTORS: Peter Gilbert and Steve James previously collaborated on “Hoop Dreams” and “Stevie.” SUBJECT: Texas death-row chaplain Carroll Pickett, who presided over 95 executions…
COUNTRY: U.S. DIRECTOR: Scott Hamilton Kennedy began his career directing musicvideos. His first doc, “OT: Our Town,” was shortlisted for an Oscar nom. “The Garden” is his second doc. SUBJECT: A…
COUNTRY: Australia DIRECTOR: Scott Hicks is a two-time Oscar nominee for “Shine,” which he co-wrote and directed. But he began as a documentarian, earning an Emmy for an earlier effort, “Submarines…
COUNTRY: U.K. DIRECTOR: James Marsh helmed “Wisconsin Death Trip.” SUBJECT: Performance artist Philippe Petit makes a daring (and illegal) high-wire walk between the World Trade Center towers in…
Winners and finalists for the 2008 IDA Awards.
COUNTRY: U.S. DIRECTOR: Errol Morris clocks in his eighth feature-length doc with “Standard Operating Procedure.” His “Fog of War” received the 2003 Academy Award for doc feature. Other films include…
Eye on the Oscars: Documentaries
Southern rapper Lil Wayne, whose "Tha Carter III" is the biggest-selling album released this year, received eight Grammy nominations Wednesday night to lead the field in the 51st annual Grammy Awards.
An up-to-the-minute list of nominees for the 51st annual Grammy Awards