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Amazon acquires Starbucks-produced “This Is Football” docuseries

Source:  Variety Amazon has ordered a documentary series to go from Starbucks.  “This is Football” will span the globe and tell six stories about the global power of soccer. Veteran producer and film executive Joe Roth, an owner of the Seattle Sounders soccer club,...

“The Russian Five” get the terrific documentary they deserve

Source:  Los Angeles Times One of the most dramatic and emotional of sports stories gets the expert film it deserves in “The Russian Five,” a documentary that is moving in ways you won’t see coming. The sport is professional ice hockey, specifically the saga of the...

Showtime acquires “Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story”

Source:  Deadline Showtime has acquired "Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story," filmmaker Johnny Sweet’s documentary about the controversial NBA star and mental health advocate who now goes by the name Metta World Peace. Directed by Sweet ("Vick") and written by Tom...

Enjoyed “Free Solo”? Watch “The Dawn Wall” on Netflix

Source:  Decider "Free Solo" isn’t the only rock-climbing documentary that will make your jaw drop.  "The Dawn Wall" has just landed on Netflix in case you’re in need of an adrenaline rush without leaving your couch. A Red Bull Media House production, "The Dawn Wall"...

“Free Solo” set for a one-week IMAX engagement in January

Source:  Deadline In the wake of being shortlisted as one of the remaining 15 documentaries in consideration for a Best Documentary Feature Oscar, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s "Free Solo" will get a one-week engagement in IMAX theaters beginning on January 11....