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Ed Sheeran shows you how he makes music in “Songwriter”

Source:  Los Angeles Times Unlike sausage, music — at least that of pop giant Ed Sheeran — does improve when you know how it’s made. The documentary “Songwriter” travels with the musician as he creates his most recent album, “Divide,” writing and recording future hits...

An Anthony Bourdain documentary is coming to a movie theater near you.

Source:  Fortune Anthony Bourdain’s life will be coming to movie theaters. CNN confirmed to Vanity Fair last week that it’s collaborating with Zero Point Zero, the production company behind Bourdain’s wildly popular shows, to create “the definitive Bourdain feature...

“Crime + Punishment” examines the damage caused by policing quotas

Source:  The Washingston Post The documentary “Crime + Punishment,” through a combination of sobering statistics and lively characters who bring those statistics to vivid life, tracks the progress of a class-action lawsuit filed by a group of 12 New York City police...

“Minding the Gap” is an astonishing film about American life

Source:  The New York Times They grew up together in Rockford, Illinois, three boys united by their love of skateboarding. At a certain point — around middle school, it seems — one of them, Bing Liu, began videotaping their exploits. A pleasure of “Minding the...

Trailer: The Fight to Reunify Separated Families

Source:  The Atlantic One month ago, Anita and her five-year-old son, Jenri, were separated at the  U.S.-Mexico border. “I haven’t talked to him—I know nothing about my son,” says Anita in the trailer for an upcoming Atlantic original documentary. “This whole thing is...

The 20 Best Music Documentaries on Netflix

Source:  Uproxx What Happened, Miss Simone? - Nina Simone is one of the most mysterious, ethereal singers of all time. Her music has an almost spiritual quality, especially some of the early 1960s recordings like “Sinnerman” and “Strange Fruit.” As talented as she...

Expedition Antarctica: A father and son’s journey to save the planet

Source:  CBS News Thirty-two years ago, Robert Swan made history as the first person to walk to both poles. Even as a young man, these grueling expeditions took a harsh toll on his body. Passing directly beneath the hole in the ozone layer, Swan's face became badly...

Here are the 2018 Emmy Nominees in the Documentary Categories

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Icarus (Netflix) Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Netflix) Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like (PBS) Spielberg (HBO) The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (HBO) Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series American Masters (PBS)...

Watch the haunting trailer for Robert Greene’s “Bisbee ’17”

Source:  Paste Documentary is eerily pertinent in light of today's immigration crisis. On July 17, 1917, 1,200 miners of mostly Eastern-European and Mexican descent were rounded up by a group of 2,000 armed and deputized citizens and forced out of the small town of...