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NASA astronaut biking the Amazon for climate change documentary

Source:  NECN Maine native and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy is on a new mission: to the Amazon. Cassidy is traveling with a team of environmental scientists, documenting the changes to the rain forest for a documentary that they hope will raise awareness about climate...

The curtain goes up on a documentary-rich New York Film Festival

Source:  Los Angeles Times Ninety-nine feature films will dot the sparkling lineup at the 55th New York Film Festival, which kicked off last night with Richard Linklater's "Last Flag Flying." The festival's documentaries as a whole are a vibrant, varied bunch, teaming...

A “Freaks And Geeks” documentary is coming to A&E next year

Source:  A.V. Club In the 17 years since it ended, "Freaks And Geeks" has inspired the kind of passionate following that might have been lovingly sent up on the show—that is, if there were more dice involved. Fans regularly stream the full series on Netflix, and there...

Meet Lynn Novick: The other director of “The Vietnam War”

Source:  The Washington Post There is a distinctive style to a Ken Burns documentary — the camera’s smooth movement over black-and-white photographs, an interview subject whose eyes seem to be gazing beyond the camera into the past, the lilt of a fiddle or the blare...

The Best Documentaries of 2017 (So Far)

Source:  Esquire 1.  I Called Him Morgan - In a year of great documentaries, the most unshakeable one is "I Called Him Morgan," a haunting account of the life, and untimely demise, of promising jazz superstar Lee Morgan. 2.  City of Ghosts - Filmmaker Matthew...

“Teach Us All” explores education inequality in America

Source:  CBS News Sixty years ago, the Little Rock Nine, escorted by the U.S. Army and Arkansas National Guard, desegregated all-white Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. New documentary "Teach Us All" recalls those events from 60 years ago as...

“Caniba” tells the terrifying tale of a cannibal who walked free

Source:  The Daily Beast Issei Sagawa is the subject of a new disturbing documentary. In 1981, Sagawa shot and cannibalized a Dutch woman in Paris to, in his own words, consume her energy. Amazingly enough, Sagawa was incarcerated in a French mental hospital for only...

New documentary explores the educational digital divide in America

Source:  U.S. News & World Report The United States is likely to reach its goal of making sure every single public school has access to the Internet by 2020, according to EducationSuperHighway, a nonprofit focused on this milestone. But the accomplishment won't...

Meet the Puppies of Chernobyl

Source:  POPSUGAR After the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in 1986, the area was deemed inhabitable — for humans, at least. Wild animals have since prospered in the area including man's best friend: dogs. When residents of Pripyat and Chernobyl evacuated, many...

Doc Watch: Field of Vision presents “Captured in Sudan”

Source:  Field of Vision While reporting on the conflict in Darfur in 2016, Phil Cox and Daoud Hari were kidnapped by a local militia. Despite being imprisoned, the two men managed to surreptitiously film their capture. Follow Phil and Daoud on their harrowing...