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2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentaries about the Holocaust
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThese documentaries are entertaining, educational and enlightening films will set excellent standards for the life-long movie watching habit that begins in childhood.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentaries 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA primer of basics about documentary film.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZPresenting a good documentary trailer is an integral part of the producing and marketing a nonfiction film. What makes a good documentary trailer? Read on...
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentary style has constantly evolved and redefined itself. Here's an overview of how styles have changed from the first films to the present day.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZAnimals are among the most popular subjects for documentary films. See how documentary filmmakers deal with animals from the Arctic to Antarctica in their films.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of excellent documentary films about animals and human interaction with them.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZTop 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThese 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThese 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThese inspiring documentaries show how personal commitment to a project or giving your all to a cause can make a difference.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA List of documentaries by and about women.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZAs if raging hormones weren't enough! These documentaries present a very interesting, compelling picture of teens growing up in today's world.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZEmphasizing the documentary filmmaker's engagement in observing the subject's daily life and circumstances and documentinf them with an unobtrusive camera.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZGreat dance documentaries not only record brilliant choreography and performances, they stand as works of art in their own right.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of documentary films that chronicle the horrors of genocide and its aftermath around the world.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThese superb music documentaries on DVD will bring you closer to the music and musicians you love and ideal for watching over and over again.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA wonderful and affecting profile of beloved prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq whose career suddenly ended at age 27, when she got polio.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZBio for Nick Fraser - Documentaries at About.com Contributing Writer
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZAn annotated list of documentaries about fine art and artists.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZIFP 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 September 14-22.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA curated list of documentaries to watch for some serious entertainment during summer 2014.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThese documentary films about American history and political leaders will help you to understand how the nation has arrived at where it is today.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZTwo 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZHistory, 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZOscar Winning Documentaries by year from 2006 to 1980
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA discussion about recent trends in the corporate underwriting of documentaries, and questions raised about the efficacy of branding sponsorships of nonfiction films.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentary 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of documentaries recommended for watching during Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZAn A to Z List of Documentaries About Famous and Infamous People
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThis 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThe documentary establishment provides ways to pitch projects, get funding and distribution, But is it so different from the Hollywood studio system?
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZGreat Halloween Documentaries - A List of Top Documentaries for Halloween
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZOscar winning documentary films of the 1990s. Page 2.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZJust 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
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZIn 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZCinereach 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZParticle Fever takes you inside the Large Hadron Collider to see what happens when subatomic particles collide at the speed of light. BANG on!
2016-12-06T11:15:04Z'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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of documentaries about food production and distribution, and healthy nutrition.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of 26 top documentary festivals in the USA, Canada and Europe, with links to festival Websites, 2014 schedules, and overviews.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThis list of documentaries that reveal important aspects of black history and culture in America are a great way to celebrate Black History Month.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZHow does a documentary qualify for Oscars consideration? Here's a wrap about the Academy of Morion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules and regulations.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker Nancy Buirski's thrilling dance documentary is laced with all of the glamour, romance and tragedy that shaped prima balllerina Tanaquil Le Clerq's
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThe 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
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZTop ten list documentaries for Memorial Day viewing focus on individual stories about true heroes. Learn their lives and honor them!
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZOscar winning documentary films of the 1980s. Page 3.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZMichael Moore, champion of liberal political and social causes, is arguably the best known and most influential documentary filmmaker in the world.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZInventor Tim Jenison sets out to prove that Johannes Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch master, had more than skills. He had tools! Read on....
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZIf 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThe E-Team of heroic Human Rights Watch activists covertly enter Syria and Libya to investigate human rights atrocities and report them to the world.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZBeijing-based director Jia Zhangke uses documentary and narrative storytelling to create 24 City, chronicling how the closure of an outdated factory in Sichuan Province effects the lives of 30,000 workers for whom the factory was not just a job, but a way of life.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker Steve Kroschel uses his own experiences, anecdotes from others and experts' comments to show the healing powers of 'grounding' or 'earthing'
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker Nati Baratz discusses his documentary, Unmistaken Child, about Tibetan Buddhist monk Tenzin Zopa's search for the reincarnation of the Geshe Lama Konghog, a recently deceased spiritual master.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of anti-war documentaries.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZManakamana, the latest release from Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab, takes you on an exciting, enlightening adventure to remote Nepal.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThe Art of the Real, a new documentary series at Lincoln Center, runs April 11 to 25.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentary Movie Reviews Listed Alphabetically V - W - X - Y - Z
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThis 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDirector Roger Donaldson discusses reality and truth in filmmaking.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA list of documentaries for watching as part of Thanksgiving Day celebrations.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentaries Reviews Listed Alphabetically J - K - L
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentary Films Coming Soon
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer gets top thugs in the Indonesian genocide to reenact their murderous deeds in a Hollywood-style film of their own creation.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZWhy 'My Neighbor,My Killer, filmmaker Anne Aghion's compelling Rwanda genocide documentary has such great impact and influence.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentary Reviews Listed Alphabetically S - T - U
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZIn '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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA commentary about the controversy about the representation of truth in 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Kathryn Bigelow's truth=based narrative feature.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZNoted documentaries expert and BBC Storyville Commissioning Editor Nick Fraser comments on 'The Act of Killing,' directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZAlex 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThe true story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, who risked their lives to rescue 50 Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Vienna.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZHamptons International Film Festival is a leading East Coast film festival that presents annual awards for documentary films as well as independent features. It takes place annually during October in the Hamptons on Long Island, New York.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZThe Cross - The Arthur Blessitt Story is about the 40-year journey of Arthur, Blessitt, who walked around the world with a twelve-foot cross on his back.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZUnder the Electric Sky, a 3D electronic dance music documentary, is like going to an Electric Dance Carnival. You can host your own theater screening.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA rousing, roof-raising documentary about the celebratory nature of funerals in Harlem, New York's African American community.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZRecommended documentaries to borrow from public libraries
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA curated list of documentaries about gardening, travel adventures, outdoor sports and personal health that are great for summertime viewing.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZDocumentaries Opening Theatrically in February, 2013.
2016-12-06T11:15:04Z'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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZHamptons International Film Festival is a leading East Coast film festival that presents annual awards for documentary films as well as independent features. It takes place annually during October in the Hamptons on Long Island, New York. Page 2.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA List of Ten Documentaries About The Movies, Movie Makers and the Movie Business.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZESPN launches a Female-centric documentary series entitled 'Nine For IX' in honor of Title IX's 40th anniversary.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZIDFA 2014 honors filmmaker Heddy Honigmann: opens with her latest documentary, screens her Top 10, presents her retrospective. Read details.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZReviews of June 2014 documentaries: Citizen Koch, Burt's Buzz, La Bare, Internet's Own Boy, Supemensch, Case Against 8
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZFilmmaker Margot Benacerraf discusses the restoration of her legendary film, Araya, which won the International Critics Award at Cannes in 1959 but was not released in the U.S. until 2009.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZKen Burns is best known for creating epic multi-episode documentary series in which he fully explores American history and culture.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZBeautifully shot and well researched, Queen of the Sun is a complete overview of the lives and history of honeybees and how they interact with and impact human society. The film also investigates the causes, implications and impending impact of the colony collapse disorder, which is currently reaching pandemic proportions.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZOn overview of the Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious documentary film festivals in the United States.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA documentary film about the final years of the career of Valentino Garavani, the legendary haute couture designer whose fashions dressed wealthy and celebrated women for half a century.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZA Definition of Hybridization as Used to Describe Documentary Films
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZIn 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.
2016-12-06T11:15:04ZRobert Cringely's in-depth interview with Steve Jobs, conducted in 1995 and thought to be lost, has been found, restored and will be shown at select Landmark Theaters for a very limited run.