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“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...

A Heavy Metal magazine documentary is in the works

Source:  Variety Fox Digital Studio, Heavy Metal Media, and 4th Row Films are developing a documentary feature film about  sci-fi fantasy magazine Heavy Metal, with Douglas Tirola attached to direct. Tirola has directed six feature documentaries including A&E...

A Visitor’s Guide to America’s Big Border Wall

Source:  The Atlantic As the border between the United States and Mexico began to figure more and more prominently in the news cycle, filmmaker David Freid noticed a consistent blind spot. No one, it seemed, was talking to the people who actually lived there. Fried...

Zeitgeist Films debuts trailer for “Zen for Nothing”

Source:  FirstShowing Zeitgeist Films recently debuted the official U.S. trailer for "Zen for Nothing" from Swiss filmmaker Werner Penzel. The documentary opened in Switzerland and other parts of Europe in 2016, but is just now getting a limited U.S. release.  "Zen...