In "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing," Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck have crafted an insightful and heartfelt look at the experiences of the Dixie Chicks over the last three years, chronicling the…
Two-time Oscar-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple has inked a deal to direct digital feature "The Edge of Madness," being produced by Green Dog Films and skedded to shoot on location in Eastern…
Feature-length documentaries that premiere at arthouses are getting a fresh lease on life courtesy of Discovery Communications and producer-distributor Camera Planet.
Early in Barbara Kopple's new docu miniseries "The Hamptons," writer Steven Gaines complains the summer playground of the title has come to be known as "Hollywood East." He implies this is a very bad…
Casually probing beneath her subject's skin during an extended spell outside his Manhattan cocoon, Oscar-winning documaker Barbara Kopple follows Woody Allen on his 1996 European tour with his New…
Harlan County, U.S.A. is in essence a straightforward cinema verite documentary about a coal miners' strike in Kentucky. Director Barbara Kopple began the project in 1972 in Kentucky and was on hand…