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“Picture Character” explores the mysterious emoji approval process

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter Chances are you use them every day and know very little about them.  We're talking about emojis, those cute graphics which apparently no email or text message can be without these days. Martha Shane and Ian Cheney's documentary, whose...

Gravitas Ventures acquires U.S. rights to “Inside Lehman Brothers”

Source:  Variety Gravitas Ventures has acquired the U.S. rights to “Inside Lehman Brothers,” which chronicles the story of Lehman employees who paid the price for trying to expose the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis. The film is director Jennifer Deschamps’ account of...

Short documentary “The Shift” shows the trauma of being a 911 operator

Source:  The Atlantic “Do you see flames or smoke or both?” “Do you know what she took?  Is she breathing?” “I just want you to take a deep breath.  You’re pretty hysterical.  Ma’am, why are you screaming?” These are just a few of the high-stakes situations that 911...

“KOREA: The Never-Ending War” premieres tonight on PBS

Source:  AP To escape the poverty of south Texas migrant camps, Homer Garza joined the U.S. Army.  Months later he and his company found themselves surrounded in South Korea by an invading North Korean force. Garza’s story is one of many shared in the PBS documentary...

The 50 Best Music Documentaries of All Time

Source:  Vulture 1.  Woodstock (1970) - It’s sometimes hard to think of Woodstock as anything other than the enshrinement (for better or worse) of the entire 1960s counterculture: its political idealism, communal spirit, and electrifying music.  But director Michael...

Ron Howard talks Pavarotti’s impact and career at film screening

Source:  Variety If one is an anomaly, two is a coincidence, and three is a trend, then Ron Howard might strictly become a music documentarian after “Pavarotti” hits theaters. The documentary about the legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti comes on the heels of...