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.
Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who traveled the world profiling political leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and Chile's Salvador Allende and used his camera to draw…
Discovery Channel is so all over the place these days -- oscillating between classy nature documentaries and demo-pandering reality shows like "Porter Ridge" -- one hesitates to quibble about the…
Netflix will make its first foray into original comedy and documentary programming with Canadian comic Russell Peters next month, as the Internet streamer continues to fashion itself in the image of…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%