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Greg Barker’s “The Final Year” to open DOC NYC

Source:  realscreen DOC NYC has announced that it will screen director Greg Barker’s "The Final Year" as its 2017 opening night film. The documentary feature follows key members of Barack Obama’s administration during his last year in office. After the doc screens,...

Ten Animal Welfare Documentaries to Add to Your Netflix Queue

Source:  Care2 Blackfish - Thanks in large part to this 2013 documentary that takes a disturbing look at the sad life of performing killer whale Tilikum, attendance plunged at SeaWorld amusement parks — and the company ended its killer whale show at its San Diego...

A Rolling Stone magazine documentary is coming to HBO

Source:  Variety HBO has acquired “Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge,” the upcoming documentary on Rolling Stone magazine from Alex Gibney. The doc will run over two nights starting on Nov. 6. The documentary comes hard on the heels of news that Rolling Stone is up...

Filmmaker-monk goes after sex trade in “Stopping Traffic”

Source:  Los Angeles Times However bad you think sex trafficking is — in terms of either the scope or the horrific acts committed — it’s worse. Director and Jain monk Sadhvi Siddhali Shree's “Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking” doesn’t merely cite...

Doc Read: Fighting the Toxic Nightmare Next Door

Source:  Bloomberg Businessweek It was practical considerations that led Dawn and Brian Chapman to Maryland Heights, a modest suburb of St. Louis bound by two interstate highways, several strip malls, an international airport, and the Missouri River. They found a...

NASA astronaut biking the Amazon for climate change documentary

Source:  NECN Maine native and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy is on a new mission: to the Amazon. Cassidy is traveling with a team of environmental scientists, documenting the changes to the rain forest for a documentary that they hope will raise awareness about climate...

The curtain goes up on a documentary-rich New York Film Festival

Source:  Los Angeles Times Ninety-nine feature films will dot the sparkling lineup at the 55th New York Film Festival, which kicked off last night with Richard Linklater's "Last Flag Flying." The festival's documentaries as a whole are a vibrant, varied bunch, teaming...