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Reelz acquires tattoo documentary “The Illustrated Man”

Source:  Realscreen Reelz has acquired the U.S. rights to tattoo documentary "The Illustrated Man" from entertainment and media music agency Mibe Music. Directed by photographer and filmmaker Sophy Holland, the feature-length documentary captures the evolution of...

How Walls Ended Up Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

Source:  The New York Times The border between the U.S. and Mexico has long been marked by barriers.  But they weren’t always about deterring immigration. Here’s how the modern border came to be — starting in the year 1848. Watch "When Entering the U.S. Was a Easy as...

“The Great Hack” brings our data nightmare to life

Source:  Wired If you'd rather not think about how your life is locked in a dystopian web of your own data, don't watch the new Netflix documentary "The Great Hack." But if you want to see, really see the way data tracking, harvesting, and targeting takes the strands...

Would you swim with polar bears for the perfect photo? Amos Nachoum does

Source:  San Francisco Chronicle In an early scene in the new documentary “Picture of His Life,” Amos Nachoum sits alone in a dark San Francisco studio projecting slides on the wall. Nachoum, one of the world’s most accomplished wildlife and underwater photographers,...

The legacy of Jim Crow continues to loom large in Louisiana

Source:  The Atlantic The legacy of Jim Crow continues to loom large in the United States.  But nowhere is it arguably more evident than in Louisiana. In 1898, a constitutional convention in Louisiana successfully codified a slew of Jim Crow laws in a flagrant effort...

Inside the World’s First Fully-Electric Racing Grand Prix

Source:  VICE While traditional Formula 1 is confined to dedicated race tracks, Formula E takes over the streets of cities across the globe.  And nstead of the noise and fumes from diesel-powered machines, Formula E race cars are powered by electricity and speed...

The Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

Source:  Collider Abducted in Plain Sight - The words “bonkers," “crazy," and “wild” might come to mind while watching true crime documentary "Abducted in Plain Sight."  The film tells the truly disturbing story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was abducted...