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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Toronto 2012: HBO Doc Films Takes U.S. Rights to Liz Garbus' 'Love, Marilyn'

    2:00 pm 9/14/2012

    The U.S. cabler acquired the film about the 20th century icon on the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death. Read more

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  10. HBO To Give Alex Gibney's 'Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God' Theatrical Release

    9:51 am 9/5/2012

    The feature-length documentary about sex abuse in the Catholic Church will hit theaters in November, making it Oscar-eligible.Read more

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