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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...

Terrifying nuclear weapons documentary “The Bomb” comes to Netflix

Source:  Business Insider Aging weapons systems, evolving terrorist threats, and a worryingly hackable digital infrastructure make the danger of nuclear war greater than ever these days. That's the message that the makers of "The Bomb" — an ambitious, experimental...

Dogwoof picks up “This Is Congo” for worldwide sales

Source:  Variety London-based sales outfit Dogwoof has picked up the documentary “This Is Congo,” which will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, for worldwide sales. The BBC has already bought British television rights to the film, which looks at the...

Vox Mini-Doc: The Middle East’s Cold War, Explained

Source: Vox The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world. Since the 20th century, it has experienced several wars, uprisings, and invasions. Today there are four failing states and three ongoing wars. While the Islamic State may be close to defeat,...

“Last Men in Aleppo” premieres tonight on most PBS stations

Source:  PBS. After five years of war in Syria, the remaining citizens of Aleppo are getting ready for a siege.  Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the White Helmets, "Last Men in Aleppo" allows viewers to experience the daily life, death, and...

Vox Mini-Doc: The growing North Korea nuclear threat, explained

Vox writes "on July 4, 2017, North Korea held a test launch of their new missile, the Hwasong-14. It’s an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, meaning it has a very long range and is designed to carry a nuclear weapon." "Analysts determined that the Hwasong-14...

Sundance-backed political documentary caught in censorship nightmare

IndieWire writes "the Indian political documentary “An Insignificant Man” has played at more than 30 film festivals all over the world since premiering at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival. But in India — the one country where the documentary is bound to...