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“The Silence of Others” explores Spain’s unresolved past

Source:  Deadline For decades, the remains of María Martín’s mother have lain beneath a roadway in Spain. Her death unmarked except for her aging daughter’s lonely vigil. Cars pass indifferently across the route, a symbol of how the country paved over its history of...

Academy announces 2019 Oscar nominees in documentary categories

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday the 2019 Oscar nominees in the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories. Documentary Feature Free Solo Hale County This Morning, This Evening Minding the Gap Of Fathers and Sons...

A new documentary asks the question: “What Is Democracy?”

Source:  The New Yorker In its first five minutes, “What Is Democracy?,” a new documentary by writer, organizer, and filmmaker Astra Taylor, provides more possible answers to her titular question than most English-language media does in a year. Then, with the help of...

Prevention’s 10 Best Health Documentaries on Netflix

Source:  Prevention 1.  Forks Over Knives (2011) - "Forks Over Knives" sets out to convince viewers to adopt a plant-based diet, and not necessarily for ethical reasons but rather for health. The documentary focuses on research that indicates that a number of chronic...

“Who Will Write Our History” is a vital Holocaust documentary

Source:  The New York Times “Who Will Write Our History” recounts a bold story of Nazi resistance. And inside that one story are countless others, each immensely important. After German forces imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a band of...

Why Latinos are converting to Islam

Source:  VICE Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups within Islam in the United States. VICE's Lee Adams traveled to Houston Texas, the home of America's first Islam in Spanish center, to investigate what’s behind this phenomenon and how America’s current...

How Ninja makes $500,000 per month playing Fortnite

Source:  CNN Business Any year in which a young man earns a living playing video games is a pretty darn good one. For 27-year-old Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja, 2018 was the best year of his life. And who could argue? Ninja is, literally, killing it. The 94,958 Fornite...

“The Swamp” explores the history of the Florida Everglades

Source:  American Experience "The Swamp" tells the dramatic story of humanity’s attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature’s most mysterious ecosystems. Home to a profusion of plants and animals found nowhere else on the continent, the Everglades in the...

Disneynature’s “Penguins” arrives in theaters in April

Source:  Nerds and Beyond Disneynature's latest film, "Penguins," opens in theaters nationwide on Earth Day, April 17, 2019. The production house's previous documentaries include ""Earth," "Born in China," and "Bears." "Penguins" follows the story of Steve, an Adélie...