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BBC launches “Congo VR” docuseries

Source:  Realscreen The BBC has released a virtual reality docuseries, taking viewers into the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The three-part "Congo VR" series follows BBC Africa correspondent Alastair Leithead into the country to meet different communities, cover...

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency by Tennessee governor

Source:  PEOPLE On Monday, Tennessee governor Bill Haslam granted an early release to Cyntoia Brown, who was a 16-year-old victim of sex trafficking in 2004 when she fatally shot Johnny Mitchell Allen, a 43-year-old real estate agent who solicited sex from her. The...

“Surviving R. Kelly” isn’t a docuseries, it’s a horror story

Source:  IndieWire As discussion around sexual assault has evolved, people once termed victims are now survivors. The Lifetime documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” bluntly centers on that perspective shift, but with more nuance than you might expect from the cable...

13 mental health documentaries available for streaming right now

Source:  Bustle Alien Boy: The Life & Death of James Chasse  - "Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse," is about a man who had schizophrenia and was allegedly attacked by three Portland, Oregon police officers. The attack resulted in the death of Chasse...

“Avicii: True Stories” is back on Netflix

Source:  DJ Mag "Avicii: True Stories," a documentary following the life of Swedish EDM star Avicii is back on Netflix after being removed following his death on April 20th last year. Directed by Levan Tsikurishvili, film follows Avicii’s rapid rise to fame, thanks to...

“The Last Days of JFK Jr.” premieres tonight on ABC

Source:  Town & Country "The Last Days of JFK Jr." premieres tonight on ABC. The two-hour documentary explores the lives of John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, as they were just before the couple died in a tragic 1999 plane crash. Using...

Corruption robs Yemen of food as country nears famine

Source:  AP Day after day Nabil al-Hakimi, a humanitarian official in Taiz, one of Yemen’s largest cities, went to work feeling he had a “mountain” on his shoulders. Billions of dollars in food and other foreign aid were coming into his war-ravaged homeland, but...

The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 10 Documentaries of 2018

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter 1.  Minding the Gap 2.  Three Identical Strangers 3.  Won't You Be My Neighbor 4.  Free Solo 5.  Whitney 6.  Hale County This Morning, This Evening 7.  Bisbee '17 8.  Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood 9.  McQueen 10.  Jane...

To understand cryptocurrencies, the Wall Street Journal created one

Source:  The Wall Street Journal In 2017, bitcoin was one of the greatest investment manias in recent memory. This year, that boom has turned to bust. To understand what drives the wild cryptocurrency market—the technology, hype, and innovation, combined with the...