"Lee Daniels' The Butler" dares to question why an industry so receptive to Holocaust stories has been so reluctant to produce more movies about the myriad human-rights violations perpetrated on our…
A warmly celebratory portrait of the Washington Post illustrator who sometimes drew blood while drawing 13 successive U.S. presidents.
MSNBC will air “The Politics of Power” on Aug. 16, a documentary devoted to the subject of climate change. Yet the editorial approach of this Chris Hayes-hosted hour continues an all-too-common trend…
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Gravitas Ventures has acquired all North American rights to “Dear Mr. Watterson,” Joel Allen Schroeder’s documentary about Bill Watterson's "Calvin and Hobbes" comic strip. Gravitas Ventures will…
Variety's critics agree to disagree on the best and worst of the fest's 66th edition.
Another demanding and deeply rewarding investigation into the Holocaust from documentarian Claude Lanzmann.
Cannes topper Thierry Fremaux unveiled the final four films in next month's Official Selection on Friday.
French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, maker of "Shoah," the 1985 documentary on the Holocaust, will be honored at next year's Berlin Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award.
Lasting scars of the Holocaust become totems of resilience and remembrance in "Numbered," a moving compilation of testimonies from Auschwitz survivors whose tattoos serve as perpetual reminders of…
This fascinating docu about an Israeli family's unsettling history should easily attract crossover auds, and merits arthouse exposure.
Taking a new tack on the Holocaust documentary, "Jealous of the Birds" examines why any Jews would choose to stay in Germany after the war. It's a question helmer Jordan Bahat addresses first and…