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Hulu releases official trailer for Hillary Clinton docuseries

Source:  CNN Hulu has released the official trailer for its upcoming four-part docuseries about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. For "Hillary," director Nanette Burstein sat down with Clinton for 35 hours and culled together more than 1,700 hours of...

“Amazon Empire” examines how Jeff Bezos took over the world

Source:  FRONTLINE Jeff Bezos is not only one of the richest men in the world; he has built a business empire that is without precedent in the history of American capitalism.  His power to shape everything from the future of work to the future of commerce to the...

Oscars 2020: Nominations announced in documentary categories

Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced on Monday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  Below are the nominees in the documentary categories. Documentary Feature American Factory The Cave The Edge of Democracy For Sama Honeyland...

The Hidden Crisis in Rural America

Source:  The Atlantic It’s prohibitively difficult to access mental-health services in rural America.  That’s because, relative to urban areas, rural counties have so few mental-health professionals. The majority of non-metropolitan counties in the U.S. don’t have a...

The Rise of Listening Bars in Europe

Source:  Resident Advisor The past few years have seen a wave of listening bars opening across Europe. Taking inspiration from Japan's culture of audiophile venues, these spots put a unique twist on a long-standing tradition, creating an environment for discovering...

Variety’s 10 Best Documentaries of 2019

Source:  Variety 1.  The Hottest August - When you think of climate change documentaries, chances are you picture Al Gore giving a PowerPoint presentation, or else scientists talking about rising sea levels in alarmist tones.  Director Brett Story takes a radically...

FRONTLINE presents “Ebola in Congo”

Source:  FRONTLINE In eastern Congo, a region already devastated by a quarter century of war, an Ebola outbreak has spiraled into the second-largest epidemic on record, killing more than 2,200 people since August 2018. The outbreak has been compounded by public...

How an ICE immigration raid tore apart a small midwest town

Source:  The Daily Beast In his prior feature-length and short documentaries, director Rodrigo Reyes has investigated the North American immigrant experience via both intimate character studies ("Lupe Under the Sun") and expansive expressionistic portraitures...

Meet the rock star of the dogsledding world

Source:  Outside Dogsled racing may seem like a curiosity—a hobby, a sport, an anachronism—but for a long time in remote Alaskan villages, dogsleds were essential to survival, and the only way to get from place to place for much of the year. They were an intrinsic...