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I Am The Documentary
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The producer who brought “American Masters” to PBS audiences will be offering her documentary skills to HBO. Susan Lacy has signed a multi-year deal with the pay TV company to produce and direct…
This initially playful, ultimately haunting look at the once-secret career of street photographer Vivian Maier is an aptly obsessive study of obsession.
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 flaws…
The story of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in Alex Gibney's latest.
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired N. American rights to Matt Wolf’s documentary “Teenage,” which premiered this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. Based on Jon Savage’s the best-selling book…
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…
Distributors Phase 4 Films and Samuel Goldwyn Films have teamed up to acquire North American rights to Josh Greenbaum’s doc “The Short Game,” skedding the film for a theatrical release next month…
Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to the documentary “The Trials of Muhammad Ali,” which premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. “Trials” will open in New York on Aug. 23 at the…