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…
Documentaries and restored narrative pics dominate the sidebar programming of the 2013 New York Film Festival, with more than 30 titles -- including producer-thesp Gael Garcia Bernal in docu “Who is…
Netflix is moving to mimic HBO even more closely: The Internet streaming service's execs said they will widen the original programming beyond TV series to include documentaries as well as stand-up…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar