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NBC Sports acquires “The Russian Five”

Source:  Deadline NBC Sports has acquired "The Russian Five," a documentary about the first five Russians to play together in the NHL. The film tells the story of how Sergei Fedorov, Slava Fetisov, Vladimir Konstatinov, Slava Kozlov, and Igor Larionov defected from...

“Lifeline: Clyfford Still” will make its world premiere at DOC NYC

Source:  Bloomberg Clyfford Still was not an easy man. He called the paintings of fellow abstract expressionist Barnett Newman “pathetic” and referred to influential art critic Clement Greenberg as “a small and lecherous man.”  He destroyed one of his own canvases by...

Meth is making a comeback

Source:  VICE While the war on opioids rages on in America, meth is making a comeback. Legislation around the war on drugs has shifted dramatically in the decade since Congress first went after methamphetamine, with states like California passing laws that let people...

FRONTLINE presents “Fire in Paradise”

Source:  FRONTLINE Multiple blazes are currently raging across California — and 10 of the 20 most destructive blazes in the state’s history have happened in the last four years. New FRONTLINE documentary "Fire in Paradise" goes inside the deadliest and most...

This real-life invisibility cloak was designed for military use

Source:  Futurism Canada’s Hyperstealth Biotechnology already manufactures camouflage military uniforms for countries around the world. Now the company has patented a new Quantum Stealth material that disguises a military's soldiers — and even its tanks, aircraft, and...

Meet the artists in the most militarized region in the world

Source:  The Atlantic “It is a paradise that has been set ablaze.” That is how Masood Hussain, a renowned Kashmiri artist, describes his homeland.  The transmogrification is reflected in his paintings. While Hussain once painted the idyllic rural landscapes of his...

The 15 Best HBO Documentaries of All Time

Source:  Esquire Long before streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu started releasing documentaries, HBO set the genre's gold standard. Below are the 15 best HBO Documentaries of all time listed in alphabetical order. At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA...

Architect Mario Botta is having a major moment

Source:  Architectural Digest Architect Mario Botta’s work can be found around the world, from San Francisco to Switzerland.  Now the Swiss architect’s work can be seen on the big screen in the new documentary "Mario Botta: The Space Beyond," which will be screened...

Can Dungeons and Dragons help fight screen addiction?

Source:  Retro Report on PBS These days parents are worried about their kids' addiction to Fortnite and other video games. A generation ago, Dungeons and Dragons was the game that seemed like a menace.  But in a surprising twist, its role-playing strategies are now...