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Now Streaming on FRONTLINE: “Flint’s Deadly Water”

Source:  FRONTLINE "Flint’s Deadly Water" is the result of two years of on-the-ground reporting from a team of FRONTLINE journalists — all of them Michigan natives — who set out to determine the true toll of the Flint water crisis. As it turns out, it's likely far...

Ken Burns’ “Country Music” premieres tonight on PBS

Source:  The Oregonian In his previous documentary series “The Vietnam War,” “Baseball,” “Jazz,” and “The Civil War,” filmmaker Ken Burns has dug deep into American history, shedding light on dark places and celebrating moments of triumph. The eight-part, 16-hour...

Season 38 of NATURE kicks off on October 2

Source:  NATURE Season 38 of NATURE on PBS kicks off on October 2 with "Octopus: Making Contact" and continues through the spring of 2020 with new episodes providing an awe-inspiring look into the lives of a diverse group of wildlife. Catch a sneak peek of a few of...

“Say Amen, Somebody” sings the praises of gospel music

Source:  Los Angeles Times What has been a very good year for gospel music on film is about to get better.  First came the release of “Amazing Grace,” the record of a legendary 1972 Aretha Franklin gospel performance in Los Angeles, and now comes the re-release of the...

HBO produces short documentary to help kids understand 9/11

Source:  AP For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn’t a memory.  It’s history.  A new HBO documentary that premieres on the event’s 18th anniversary treats it that way. The necessity of her project, “What Happened on September...

“Blink of an Eye” tells a NASCAR tale of triumph and tragedy

Source:  Los Angeles Times What should have been the ultimate Cinderella story — Michael Waltrip’s 2001 Daytona 500 victory snapping a 462-race losing streak — proved to be tragically bittersweet when his friend and team owner Dale Earnhardt Sr. fatally crashed...

Michael Kors mini-documentary debuts on YouTube

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter As he was exiting La Colombe d’Or after lunching at the fabled Saint-Paul-de Vence restaurant during the Cannes Film Festival in May, fashion designer Michael Kors paused for a brief conversation in which he acknowledged that his team...