Untouchable – Hulu documentary “Untouchable” opens some still fresh wounds about the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement. Ursula Macfarlane’s film about Harvey Weinstein features harrowing interviews with Weinstein accusers Rosanna Arquette, Hope d’Amore, Paz de la Huerta, and others.
Streaming now on Hulu.
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice – Oscar winners Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman direct this documentary about the career of Linda Ronstadt that includes archival footage that spans 50 years. The film charts the early days of her career in the 1960s through becoming the highest paid female rock and roll performer in the 1970s, all culminating in her retirement in 2011 due to her battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Arrives in theaters on Sept. 6
Where’s My Roy Cohn? – Filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer told TheWrap at the Sundance Film Festival that he chose to make his film about the political mastermind Roy Cohn — best known as Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s chief counsel during the hearings about Communists in government — the day Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. His ruthless influence has since been felt far and wide, not just on politics but on the culture at large, serving as a mentor for Roger Stone, Ronald Reagan, and Trump alike.
Arrives in theaters on Sept. 20.
Midnight Traveler – Afghan filmmaker Hassan Fazili gained intimate access to the story of a family fleeing their home after being targeted by the Taliban. That’s because it was his own family who was on the run. Fazili shot his film across several years on three iPhones, capturing daring moments as they crossed borders and more intimate home movie moments of his family as refugees.
Arrives in theaters on Sept. 18.
The Kingmaker – Director Lauren Greenfield obtained unprecedented access to the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos. The documentary explores the disturbing legacy of the Marcos regime and chronicles Imelda’s present-day push to help her son, Bongbong, win the vice presidential nomination.
Arrives in theaters in late October.
See the rest of the list at TheWrap.
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