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'Lucky' Gives a Rare Glimpse Into the Life of a Homeless Mom

‘Lucky’ Gives a Rare Glimpse Into the Life of a Homeless Mom

by Von Diaz on December 2 2013, 7:00AM

A new documentary by first-time filmmaker Laura Checkoway gives a gritty and provactive portrait of one woman’s survival story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

These Five Oscar-Qualifying Films Were Directed by Black Women

These Five Oscar-Qualifying Films Were Directed by Black Women

by Jamilah King on November 12 2013, 10:23AM

There are at least five feature documentaries directed by black women qualifying for Academy Award consideration.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

M.I.A.'s Documentary is Back on Track, Here's a Teaser

M.I.A.’s Documentary is Back on Track, Here’s a Teaser

by Jamilah King on November 6 2013, 11:02AM

Over the summer the singer claimed that the film had been blacklisted.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Byron Hurt Among Firelight Media's $70k Film Grantees

Byron Hurt Among Firelight Media’s $70k Film Grantees

by Jamilah King on November 1 2013, 3:05PM

Hurt is among winners of prize money for filmmakers of color

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Epic Documentary Charts Past Decade of Immigration Reform

Epic Documentary Charts Past Decade of Immigration Reform

by Von Diaz on September 27 2013, 3:58PM

Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson’s new nine-part documentary premiers at the New York Film Festival on October 11.

Topics: /NOW

'Latino Americans' Debuts on PBS

‘Latino Americans’ Debuts on PBS

by Von Diaz on September 18 2013, 10:01AM

This six-hour documentary chronicles the emergence of Latino communities in the U.S.

Topics: /NOW

Beautifully Edited, Totally Wrong: How Filmmakers Missed the Mark with 'Detropia'

Beautifully Edited, Totally Wrong: How Filmmakers Missed the Mark with ‘Detropia’

by Jamilah King on June 19 2013, 9:26AM

It shouldn’t be that hard to talk about race and the Motor City.

Topics: /NOW

Watch: HBO's 'Gideon's Army' Follows Public Defenders in the Deep South

Watch: HBO’s ‘Gideon’s Army’ Follows Public Defenders in the Deep South

by Jamilah King on June 3 2013, 1:54PM

Despite a landmark Supreme Court ruling over 50 years ago, racial inequality colors the fight for justice in America. A new documentary provides a few first-hand accounts.

Topics: /NOW

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 10:22AM

Watch the short documentary “Inocente” about a homeless undocumented teen on Colorlines.com

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Beyoncé's HBO Doc Most Watched Since Katrina Series

Beyoncé’s HBO Doc Most Watched Since Katrina Series

by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 11:47AM

Bey’s doc has become the most-watched documentary in nearly 10 years on the network.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

10 Sundance Festival Films You Should Know About

10 Sundance Festival Films You Should Know About

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2013, 2:36PM

The 11-day festival will showcase 119 feature films and documentaries that range from a drama based on Oscar Grant’s last 24-hours to a short film that follows real life high-rise window washers in Chicago.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Documentary About 15-Year Old Homeless, Undocumented Immigrant Gets Oscar Nod

Documentary About 15-Year Old Homeless, Undocumented Immigrant Gets Oscar Nod

by Jorge Rivas on January 14 2013, 3:45PM

You can watch the short-documentary nominated for an Oscar online.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Trailer for Jay-Z, Will and Jada Smith's 'Free Angela' Doc

Watch Trailer for Jay-Z, Will and Jada Smith’s ‘Free Angela’ Doc

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 11:43AM

Will & Jada Pinkett Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation have officially come on-board as executive producers of Shola Lynch’s Angela Davis documentary, “Free Angela & All Political Prisoners.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New York City's Global Love For Pick-Up Basketball Comes Home

New York City’s Global Love For Pick-Up Basketball Comes Home

by Jamilah King on August 31 2012, 10:03AM

A new documentary showcases the magic of the game and the people who play it.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Anti-Obama Documentary ‘2016: Obama’s America’ Breaks Box Office Records, #1 Conservative Doc Ever

by Jorge Rivas on August 27 2012, 4:04PM

The anti-Obama documentary is now the #1 all-time biggest-grossing conservative political documentary and comes in as number 8 on the list of highest grossing political documentaries of all time.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Spike Lee Releases Clip From his Michael Jackson Documentary 'Bad 25'

Spike Lee Releases Clip From his Michael Jackson Documentary ‘Bad 25’

by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 1:32PM

Film focuses on the King of Pop’s groundbreaking album “Bad.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Janet Jackson To Produce Transgender 'Truth' Film

Janet Jackson To Produce Transgender ‘Truth’ Film

by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 2:39PM

Superstar entertainer Janet Jackson is set to executive-produce a documentary that will help “stop the hate and find understanding” toward transgender people.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Ice T's 'The Art of Rap' Documentary Gets a Release Date

Ice T’s ‘The Art of Rap’ Documentary Gets a Release Date

by Jorge Rivas on April 13 2012, 11:42AM

The film is set to hit theaters nationwide on June 15th.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

PS22 Chorus Documentary Heads to Tribeca Film Festival [Trailer]

PS22 Chorus Documentary Heads to Tribeca Film Festival [Trailer]

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2012, 2:30PM

The documentary will give viewers a glimpse into some of the kids’ lives.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Senior in Nursing Home React to Listening to Music From His Era

Watch Senior in Nursing Home React to Listening to Music From His Era

by Jorge Rivas on April 11 2012, 11:58AM

“Alive Inside” tells a story of hope and beauty in a place where they are hard to find. Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett, the film looks at the power music has to “awaken” the minds of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia living in nursing homes that have been considered closed.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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