Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:21:44 +0000
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZPresenting a good documentary trailer is an integral part of the producing and marketing a nonfiction film. What makes a good documentary trailer? Read on...
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZGreat Halloween Documentaries - A List of Top Documentaries for Halloween
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDocumentaries about the Holocaust
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDocumentaries are a rich source of information and inspiration, and those on my ever evolving list of recommendations belong in a special treasury. My top ten list of documentaries is a constant work in progress, one that reflects how nonfiction film deals with the pressing issues of today. Also taken into consideration is the availability of wonderful new nonfiction films as they are released. Check back often for updates.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThese documentaries are entertaining, educational and enlightening films will set excellent standards for the life-long movie watching habit that begins in childhood.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZAnimals are among the most popular subjects for documentary films. See how documentary filmmakers deal with animals from the Arctic to Antarctica in their films.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZTop Ten List of Documentaries about Genocide cover the Holocaust, as well as mass killings in Rwanda, Darfur, Chile, Cambodia and elsewhere in the world. They also expose philosophies and organizations that could lead to genocide in the future -- even in the United States.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA primer of basics about documentary film.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA documentary about teenage girl prostitutes in New York City and the Girls Education and Mentoring Services that help them to find a new direction in life.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of excellent documentary films about animals and human interaction with them.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA List of documentaries by and about women.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThese documentaries are great to watch with your family when you gather the clan for special occasions. Let this list of entertaining and inspirational documentaries be your guide to films that will delight loved ones of all ages.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZEmphasizing the documentary filmmaker's engagement in observing the subject's daily life and circumstances and documentinf them with an unobtrusive camera.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDocumentary style has constantly evolved and redefined itself. Here's an overview of how styles have changed from the first films to the present day.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThese documentary films show you how global warming, pollution and mismanagement of Earth's resources are setting the stage for environmental disasters that will, if unabated, ultimately make out planet unlivable. The films may alarm you--but that's a good thing, if it leads you to resolve to preserve and restore the environment for the well being of future generations.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of documentaries that provide invaluable insights about how America, Americans and the rest of the world have reached the point of economic crisis, and are reacting to the situation. These films may suggest ways you can improve your own financial stability by changing your spending patterns and habits.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZBio for Nick Fraser - Documentaries at About.com Contributing Writer
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZGreat dance documentaries not only record brilliant choreography and performances, they stand as works of art in their own right.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThese inspiring documentaries show how personal commitment to a project or giving your all to a cause can make a difference.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZAs if raging hormones weren't enough! These documentaries present a very interesting, compelling picture of teens growing up in today's world.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of documentary films that chronicle the horrors of genocide and its aftermath around the world.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA wonderful and affecting profile of beloved prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq whose career suddenly ended at age 27, when she got polio.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of documentaries recommended for watching during Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThese superb music documentaries on DVD will bring you closer to the music and musicians you love and ideal for watching over and over again.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZOscar Winning Documentaries by year from 2006 to 1980
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZTwo lesson plans from PBS' POV will help audiences evaluate the documentary films they're watching, and will encourage some to make documentaries themselves. Although targeted primarily for students in junior high and high school, these lesson plans provide good information and excellent guidance for all who are interested in nonfiction film.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZHistory, it seems, repeats itself. So, hadn't we best take a good look at these documentaries about our past American presidents to see where our present-day politicking pundits may be leading us in the future.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of documentaries about food production and distribution, and healthy nutrition.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZHow does a documentary qualify for Oscars consideration? Here's a wrap about the Academy of Morion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules and regulations.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZAn A to Z List of Documentaries About Famous and Infamous People
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThis is an annotated list of hybrid documentaries in which narrative filmmaking techniques -- reenactments, special effects, animation and other such elements -- are used effectively to deliver story elements essential to conveying the film's subject and theme.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA curated list of documentaries to watch for some serious entertainment during summer 2014.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZAn annotated list of documentaries about fine art and artists.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZLooking for New Year's resolutions? Let the twelve documentaries on this list inspire you to make a difference during the new year.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDocumentary Superheroes don't wear capes, drive amazing cars, beat up on monsters, nor do they boast extraordinary powers that set them apart from mere mortals. But, the heroic subjects of these documentaries have taken action to make the world a better place, and their achievements aren't fiction. Check out these real life superheroes in their documentary films.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe shortlist of feature length documentaries contending for the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZTop ten list documentaries for Memorial Day viewing focus on individual stories about true heroes. Learn their lives and honor them!
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDocumentary Films Coming Soon
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Alex Gibney's Taxi To The Dark Side is a shocking expose about the American military's torture of prisoners--many of whom have been shown to be innocent of any crime--in Afghanistan, Iraq and Cuba. In this interview, he discusses making this film, and his ideas about the aesthetics and responsibilities of making documentary films.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZManakamana, the latest release from Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab, takes you on an exciting, enlightening adventure to remote Nepal.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZWhy 'My Neighbor,My Killer, filmmaker Anne Aghion's compelling Rwanda genocide documentary has such great impact and influence.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZESPN launches a Female-centric documentary series entitled 'Nine For IX' in honor of Title IX's 40th anniversary.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZInventor Tim Jenison sets out to prove that Johannes Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch master, had more than skills. He had tools! Read on....
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA discussion about recent trends in the corporate underwriting of documentaries, and questions raised about the efficacy of branding sponsorships of nonfiction films.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Steve Kroschel uses his own experiences, anecdotes from others and experts' comments to show the healing powers of 'grounding' or 'earthing'
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZMichael Moore, champion of liberal political and social causes, is arguably the best known and most influential documentary filmmaker in the world.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Kurt Kuenne set out to make a memorial about his best friend, Dr. Andrew Bagby, with the intention of giving the tribute to Dr. Bagby‘s son, Zachary, so the boy--unborn at the time of Dr. Bagby‘s brutal murder, would know about the father whom he would never be able to meet.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZJonestown The Life and Death of Peoples Temple is a real life horror story of mass suicide ordered by cult leader Jim Jones.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThese documentary films about American history and political leaders will help you to understand how the nation has arrived at where it is today.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA documentary about Denver, Colorado's Croke-Patterson Mansion, said to be one of the world's most haunted places. Genuinely spooky!
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe documentary establishment provides ways to pitch projects, get funding and distribution, But is it so different from the Hollywood studio system?
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZPat Tillman turned in his multimillion dollar pro football contract, became an Army Ranger and set off to war in Afghanistan, where he was killed by friendly fire. Amir Bar Lev documents Tillman's life and shows his family's battle to get to the truth about his untimely death.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZOscar winning documentary films of the 1990s. Page 2.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe true story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, who risked their lives to rescue 50 Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Vienna.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe Stoning of Soraya is the true story of the stoning to death of a women in rural Iran because her husband falsely accused her of adultry. The shocking story, smuggled out of Iran by an Iranian journalist who was living in France, became a best selling book that brought world wide attention to the stoning of women
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer gets top thugs in the Indonesian genocide to reenact their murderous deeds in a Hollywood-style film of their own creation.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIf your local movie theaters aren't programming enough documentary films, let them know you want more. And, until they respond positively, turn on your TV. Networks and cable channels program doumentaries regularly. Some are made for TV, and others are broadcast before being released on DVD. Keep tabs on program schedules for PBS, HBO, IFC and other channels that present documentaries on a regular basis. You'll find a great variety of wonderful films not playing at a theater near you.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThis series of excellent documentary films was produced to raise public awareness about poverty and what can be done about it. The series will be broadcast around the globe, reaching an estimated 250-million viewers, in November, 2012.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIn The Footsteps of Marco Polo documents the great travel adventure of Frances O'Donnell and Denis Belliveau, who left their homes in Queens, NY to trace the 25,000 mile route followed by Marco Polo, the great 13th Century Venetian explorer.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of documentaries for watching as part of Thanksgiving Day celebrations.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDirector Roger Donaldson discusses reality and truth in filmmaking.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZZachary Heinzerling's charming documentry chronicles the lives and work of quirky New York artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZParticle Fever takes you inside the Large Hadron Collider to see what happens when subatomic particles collide at the speed of light. BANG on!
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZJust in time for Spring's awakening, an annotated list of documentaries about sex -- with a range of titles to interest everyone from viewers looking for
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Steve James discusses the issue of maintaining a documentary subject's trust and how to prevent a documentary film from becoming exploitive. Page 3.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe belief that the world represented on screen is as it really is and has not been modified.
2016-10-23T11:21:44Z'Traces of The Tade - A Story From The Deep North' is a deeply personal documentary made by seminarian-turned-filmmaker Katrina Browne, who sets out to investigate her forebears occupation as prominent New England slave traders and tries to identify what that fact of family history means to her living relatives and herself. The film is co-directed by Alla Kovgan and Jude Ray.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIn this exclusive one-on-one interview, filmmaker Anne Aghion discusses the making of My Neighbor, My Killer, her highly acclaimed and impactful documentary about the Rwanda genocide, and why she considers nonfiction filmmaking to be an important and socially formative art form.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThis list of documentaries that reveal important aspects of black history and culture in America are a great way to celebrate Black History Month.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA wonderfully inspiring documentary about a Bedouin woman who leaves her village in Jordan to go to India to learn how to make solar panels so she can lift herself and her four daughters out of poverty and dependency on an uncaring, lazy husband.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZNominees for the 2013 Oscar for Best Documentary
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA List of Ten Documentaries About The Movies, Movie Makers and the Movie Business.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA list of documentaries that foment independent thought about the issues that arise when Americans consider the meaning of independence. These films are ideal for watching as part of your Independence Day celebrations -- before or after the parades, fireworks and barbecues.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZOscar winning documentary films of the 1980s. Page 3.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA Definition of Hybridization as Used to Describe Documentary Films
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Marshall Curry chronicles the exploits of Matt VanDyke, the American who fought with Libyan Rebels to topple the Gaddafi regime, was captured and imprisoned -- and lived to tell the tale.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZCinereach is a nonprofit foundation that supports independent filmmaking. Since its founding in 2006, Cinereach has given away more than $5-million in grants and awards.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA documentary about privacy and civil rights issues that arise when you click 'I agree' on most Internet sites and smartphone apps.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZNoted documentaries expert and BBC Storyville Commissioning Editor Nick Fraser comments on 'The Act of Killing,' directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA curated list of documentaries about gardening, travel adventures, outdoor sports and personal health that are great for summertime viewing.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIDFA 2014 honors filmmaker Heddy Honigmann: opens with her latest documentary, screens her Top 10, presents her retrospective. Read details.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIn 'Who Killed the Electric Car?,' documentary filmmaker Chris Paine chronicles the recent conspiracy to prevent proliferation of a series of automobiles that ran quietly and efficiently on electricity.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZPressure Cooker is a documentary about Philadelphia inner city high school students who find their way to a better life by dedicating themselves to Wilma Stephenson's culinary arts class.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZAcademy Awards Qualifying Requirements for Documentary Films
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZSomeone whom we see and/or hear whose purpose it is to represent the point of view of the film.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe E-Team of heroic Human Rights Watch activists covertly enter Syria and Libya to investigate human rights atrocities and report them to the world.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA an documentary chronicling the illness and untimely death of Edinburgh architect Neil Platt, who suffered from Motor Neurone Disease.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZTribeca Film Institute (TFI) and the Ford Foundation's JustFilms have partnered to launch the TFI New Media Fund, a six-year multi-million dollar initiative to find, fund and develop documentary projects that integrate the traditional documentary film format with newer media platforms, including video games and mobile apps, as well as social networking and micro-blogging.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZA nonfiction film that emphasizes verbal commentary and argumentative logic.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilmmaker Cindy Meehl follows Buck Brannaman, known as the original horse whisperer, as he travels around the USA presenting workshops in which he not only trains horses, but spreading words of wisdom about every aspect of life.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZFilled with thrills and spills, this sports documentary chronicles legendary Australian surfers Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones as they seek the perfect wave in the stormy seas of the Southern Hemisphere.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZActuality films featuring native peoples.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZMusicwood documents the impact of environmental issues on music, as guitar-makers try to protect rare trees, the source of wood for their instruments.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZDocumentary Movie Reviews Listed Alphabetically V - W - X - Y - Z
2016-10-23T11:21:44Z20 Feet From Stardom - Review of the 2014 Oscar-winning documentary
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIn essence, all nonfiction films are instructional. But some documentaries focus specifically on teaching you how to do the things you've always wanted to do. How can you find the doc that will help you reach your goals? Begin your search here.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZIFP Independent Film Week's Spotlight on Documentaries is one of the world's most important showcases for new and emerging documentary filmmakers and their projects. The IFP Marketplace is held in New York City annually in September. The 2008 dates are from September 14-22. Page 2.
2016-10-23T11:21:44Z'Why Poverty?' is a series of eight diverse one hour films, each of which investigates the causes of poverty around the world or suggests a path to diminish it.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZThe Art of the Real, a new documentary series at Lincoln Center, runs April 11 to 25.
2016-10-23T11:21:44ZAlex Gibney's documentary about the drug-influenced career of iconic countercultural journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is a fascinating account of the 1960s and 70s.