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12 true crime documentaries you should stream right now

Source:  TIME The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015) - If you haven’t seen "The Jinx"—or read about its revelations in the news—you need to watch this docuseries. The six-part series explores the life of a wealthy man implicated in the disappearance of...

In “The Waldheim Waltz,” a nation reckons with its Nazi past

Source:  The New York Times What does it take to make a nation reconsider its self-image? That’s the question lying at the heart of the Austrian documentarian Ruth Beckermann’s informative and unnerving “The Waldheim Waltz.” Using mostly contemporaneous material — TV...

Meet the researcher building robots for your grandparents

Source:  Bloomberg For decades, we've dreamed of robots that can be our companions. Now, Danielle Ishak is trying to build one. Named ElliQ, the robot is aimed at the elderly who live alone, and it's in the homes of about a dozen beta testers in the San Francisco Bay...

Looking back on Jane, the 1970s underground abortion network

Source:  The New York Times The no-frills advertisement, printed at times in student and alternative newspapers, went straight to the point: “Pregnant? Don’t want to be? Call Jane.” A telephone number followed. This was nearly half a century ago, when abortion was...

11 documentaries about trendsetting women available on Netflix

Source:  Buzzfeed Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold - As a bona fide New Journalism legend and the author of "The Year of Magical Thinking," Joan Didion is a woman who has some serious stories to tell, especially about life in the U.S. during the tumultuous 1960s...

DOC NYC announces its 2018 lineup

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter DOC NYC, the documentary film festival set to run Nov. 8 -15 in New York City, will open with the New York premiere of John Chester’s "The Biggest Little Farm," which recounts efforts to establish a biodynamic farm and will close with...