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  1. Amid Domestic Abuse Headlines, HBO Doc 'Private Violence' to Air "At Exactly the Right Time"

    1:57 pm 9/30/2014

    Said Gloria Steinem: "The same way that racism is a white person's problem, violence against women is a men's problem"Read more

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  2. HBO Nabs Rights to Mick Jagger-Produced James Brown Documentary

    10:49 am 9/4/2014

    'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown' will debut on the network on Oct. 27Read more

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  3. The Case Against 8: Sundance Review

    10:11 am 1/25/2014

    Documentary team Ben Cotner and Ryan White follow the milestone lawsuit against the state of California after Proposition 8 unconstitutionally revoked same-sex marriage rights.Read more

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  4. Six by Sondheim: TV Review

    2:00 pm 12/2/2013

    Darren Criss, America Ferrera, Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald and Jarvis Cocker are among those performing Stephen Sondheim songs in James Lapine's lovingly crafted documentary.Read more

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  5. 'Casting By' Asks Why Casting Directors Are Hollywood's Second-Class Citizens

    9:31 am 11/1/2013

    A new documentary puts the Academy in the crosshairs as it tells the story of Marion Dougherty and the evolution of an unsung art form.Read more

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  6. HBO Planning Nora Ephron Documentary (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 4/5/2013

    Ephron's son, journalist Jacob Bernstein, will co-produce and direct the intimate portrait of his celebrated writer/producer mother.Read more

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  7. Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream: TV Review

    12:22 pm 2/1/2013

    The R&B superstar premieres a self-directed HBO documentary a week after her Super Bowl halftime show, but don't expect depth from this micromanaged video diary.Read more

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  8. Which Way Is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington: Sundance Review

    4:53 pm 1/24/2013

    Sebastian Junger's film for HBO is a stirring tribute to his co-director on the Oscar-nominated "Restrepo," who was killed in 2011 while covering the conflict in Libya.Read more

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  9. Witness: TV Review

    9:00 am 11/2/2012

    Executive produced by Michael Mann and David Frankham, the miniseries captures first-hand the experience of three photographers in war zones. Read more

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  10. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God: Toronto Review

    9:04 am 9/27/2012

    Alex Gibney digs into the Catholic sex-abuse scandal by focusing on what he believes is the earliest U.S. attempt to oust a pedophile priest.Read more

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