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Oprah Winfrey partners with new Apple TV+ service for two documentaries

Source:  Chicago Sun-Times In addition to the news about Apple TV+ streaming service, Apple News+ app, and an Apple Mastercard,, which was announced yesterday in grand Apple fashion, news also broke of what’s on tap between the tech giant and “the queen of all media”...

The Conflict in Kashmir, Explained

Source:  Vox The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is one of the world's longest running conflicts. Ever since Great Britain left India in 1947 and hastily drew borders demarcating a Hindu-majority India and a Muslim-majority Pakistan, Kashmir, located...

“Sakawa” exposes the underbelly of Ghanaian internet scammers

Source:  The Austin Chronicle How much flirting does it take to unlock a lonely man’s wallet? Spoiler alert: For the Ghanaian scam artists in "Sakawa," the answer is “roughly seven days’ worth.” Much of "Sakawa" takes place inside a cramped house where a dozen...

A Movie Poster Expert Explains Color Schemes

Source:  Vanity Fair James Verdesoto, the movie poster artist behind iconic posters such as "Pulp Fiction," "Ocean's Eleven," "Girl, Interrupted," and "Training Day," explains how color schemes are used in movie posters.   Receive the day’s documentary news every...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores stress in America in new HBO documentary

Source:  Everyday Health Why are more Americans dying younger?  In a dramatic reversal of declining mortality rates over the past century, life expectancy in the United States has dropped as "deaths by despair"—caused by drugs, alcohol, and suicide—have risen. The...

The 15 Best Sports Documentaries on Netflix

Source:  Men's Health The Carter Effect - In his prime, there was nobody like Vince Carter—the high-flying, slam-dunking former Toronto Raptors star who earned the nickname Air Canada.  This 2017 profile of Vinsanity follows the career of the All-Star, still playing...

“For Sama”, “Exit 12” win top documentary awards at SXSW

Sources: Realscreen and Film Threat Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts’ "For Sama" was awarded the top prize in the Documentary Feature category at the 26th annual SXSW Film Festival Awards on Tuesday. In 2011, a peaceful uprising against Bashar al-Assad’s brutal...