The documentary is alive and well in Ecuador, where a prominent docu fest, EDoc, attracts the best from around the world and inspires ever more local filmmakers to venture into nonfiction filmmaking.
The Tribeca Film Festival’s Documentary Filmmaker Party was packed to gills — and it didn’t take long to figure out why. The event, sponsored by Variety and A&E in celebration of this year’s 10…
Record breaking director takes charge of factual fore-runner
In her documentary on the 150-year-old magazine The Nation, Barbara Kopple Kopple dramatically -- and effectively – bridges time so that reports from current hot spots reverberate eerily in words and…
Submarine has boarded "A Life In Polka Dots," a now in-production biographical documentary about Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
"Sergio Herman, F***ing Perfect," a documentary about an obsessive Dutch chef which plays next month in the Berlin festival, is set for international distribution. Rights to the film outside the…
SEOUL – An independently-produced Korean documentary beat Hollywood and local blockbusters alike to grab the top spot at Korea’s box office over the weekend (Fri-Sun). "My Love, Don't Cross That…
Fortissimo Films will handle international sales of Japanese documentary "Kampai! For the Love of Sake."
Censorship of the media and political interference in festivals are hot button topics throughout Asia and Asian festivals. Operating under the slogan "truth cannot be confined," the 9th edition of…
Brazilian director Walter Salles ("The Motorcycle Diaries," "Central Station") is directing documentary "Jia Zhang-ke by Walter Salles." The film is a documentary with a distinctly personal view, in…
Singapore has banned the film "To Singapore With Love," by director Tan Pin Pin, from receiving any kind of screening in Singapore. The Media Development Authority said that it had classified the…