“Weiner,” the juicy, exciting, and revelatory new documentary about Anthony Weiner's 2013 campaign for mayor of New York City in the wake of the scandal that torpedoed his political career, is the…
Edet Belzberg’s "Watchers of the Sky," Ayat Najafi’s "No Land’s Song" and Jesse Moss’ "The Overnighters" are among 18 titles screening at Mar del Plata Festival’s Documentary Window section, which…
SAN SEBASTIAN – In a new international thrust from Spain, a group of enterprising young directors and movie execs are launching Feelmakers, a new international VOD web portal specializing in…
Widening anti-graft investigations net fifth executive at state-controlled national broadcaster
Moving forward on its first official attempt to establish a long-term presence outside Latin America, Mexico's Ambulante – an innovative itinerant docu fest created by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna…
HBO, with a nod to the popularity of nonfiction filmmaking, has carved out a special night for documentaries. The network on Monday said it will regularly air documentaries, featuring debuts of new…
Documentaries "Street fight," "Jesus camp," "Which Way Home" and "Taxi to the Dark Side" have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which "Taxi" would go on to win) and world premieres at the…
"The Square," Egyptian American helmer Jehane Noujaim's account of the 2011 Tahrir Square revolution, is being made available exclusively to Egyptian viewers for free via YouTube, in the face of…
Members of the Academy's documentary branch may see their 149 films as proof that reality bites. Never fear. Variety will help you sort through this.
The British Broadcasting Corporation and China Central Television are to set up a center for story development.
Dreyfous will receive the Amicus Award, which has only been presented three other times in the history of the IDA Awards.