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HBO acquires mental health doc “Ernie & Joe”

Source:  Deadline HBO Documentary Films has acquired the North American TV and streaming rights to Jenifer McShane’s "Ernie & Joe."  The film features San Antonio police officers Ernie Stevens and Joe Smarro, who are diverting people from jail and into mental...

10 Eye-Opening Health Documentaries Available Right Now

Source:  Culturess Cooked - The original 2016 Netflix series "Cooked," based on the best-selling book of the same name is a gem waiting to be discovered.  Food author Michael Pollan shows the audience how cooking, braising, and baking changes the chemical makeup of...

Meet the 23-year-old woman who pioneered investigative journalism

Source:  The Atlantic “In my time, women usually had their life stories written for them.  But I didn’t like the story I was given, so I wrote a new one.” That’s Nellie Bly, the nom de plume of Elizabeth Cochrane.  The story she wrote—in a newspaper in 1887, and,...

The Stonewall Inn: The Bar That Started It All

Source:  The New York Times Few places are so closely identified with the birth of a movement as the Stonewall Inn and the streets that surround it in the downtown Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village. This month marks 50 years since the Stonewall riot, which...

Bred to be shot: Inside America’s exotic hunting industry

Source:  CBS News Texas is the epicenter of the exotic animal industry in the U.S. 5 Star Outfitters is one of the many hundreds of hunting ranches in Texas that stock their grounds with exotic animals like the wildebeest. There's no official count, but some estimates...

Newsweek announces plans for film and distribution unit

Source:  Variety Newsweek magazine intends to start Newsweek Studios, a film and distribution company that will focus on newsworthy and documentary content from filmmakers around the world. Pierce Cravens, a producer and actor, has been named president and will lead...