Purists are worried that self-produced projects like 'Val,' 'Kid 90' and 'Pink: All I Know So Far' will dilute the documentary genre.
The documentary filmmaker talks with Variety about his latest project, '100 Foot Wave,' 'Tiger King' and finding his groove in documentaries again.
Willie Nelson is participating in 'Willie Nelson and Family,' with Springsteen documentarian Thom Zimny and Oren Moverman co-directing.
Director Garret Price gives audiences behind-the-scenes insight through rare archival footage and interviews about the music fest.
Gravitas Ventures has secured U.S. rights to Nick Broomfield's 'Last Man Standing: Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie & Tupac.'
“American Epic” director Bernard MacMahon has revealed the title of his long-awaited and recently completed Led Zeppelin feature documentary: “Becoming Led Zeppelin.” The project, which was first…
The Jewish Film Institute has selected six projects for its second cycle of Completion Grants Program, Variety has learned. JFI, the Bay Area curatorial voice for Jewish film and media…
Lionsgate has pulled out of a documentary project about Bill Cosby, Variety has learned. The project was in the works for years with Cosby’s cooperation, and has gained attention since he was released…
Jon Ossoff Passes Torch to New Leadership at His Former Documentary Production Outfit Insight (EXCLUSIVE)
A changing of the guard is underway at the production company formerly led by Georgia Democratic Sen. Jon Ossoff. The London-based outfit, historically known as Insight TWI (The…
Even Val Kilmer doesn’t consider the movie he produced about his life to be a documentary. “Val,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this month and begins streaming on Amazon Prime…
Gravitas Ventures has acquired the U.S. and Canadian distribution rights for “Finding Kendrick Johnson,” the new documentary about the complex case behind the death…
“Top Gun” actor Val Kilmer surprised everyone when he revealed that for the past 40 years, he’s been capturing his life and career on video, ending up with more than 800 hours of…
Wilmer Valderrama Says Father’s Battle With COVID Inspired New Podcast About Essential and Frontline Workers
Wilmer Valderrama has a very personal reason for launching “Essential Voices,” his podcast featuring interviews with essential and frontline workers. His dad battled COVID-19 and suffered two…
Gravitas Ventures has secured the U.S. rights to Nick Broomfield’s documentary “Last Man Standing: Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie & Tupac.” The distributor will release the film, which is…
To help documentary lovers navigate this crowded sector, Variety has assembled a calendar of TV and film documentary premiere dates that will be updated regularly.
Here are some of the best politically relevant documentaries to help make sure you're up to speed on the historical background of some of the most important issues.
Documentaries ranging from 'The Thin Blue Line' to 'Paradise Lost' have captivated audiences and sometimes corrected wrongful incarceration.
Here are more documentaries and docuseries featuring quirky characters and mysterious crimes to watch after "Tiger King."