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  1. 'The Trans List': Provincetown Review

    3:53 pm 6/22/2016

    Filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders continues his portrait series in this intimate conversation with eleven prominent transgender figures, including Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner, airing on HBO. Read more

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  2. HBO Producer Outlines What an Orlando Shooting Doc Could Look Like

    8:08 am 6/14/2016

    HBO's Sheila Nevins said it was still "so sad and so close" to have any real thoughts of making a film, but her interest would lie in the motivations of the killer.Read more

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  3. 'Bright Lights: Starring Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher': Cannes Review

    3:00 pm 5/14/2016

    A tender tribute to two iconic women whose Hollywood history spans from 'Singin' in the Rain' through 'Star Wars' and whose intimate connection is no less singular. Read more

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  4. 'Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma': TV Review

    10:24 am 2/6/2016

    An engrossing HBO documentary explores America's counter-terrorist bureaucracy, and the toll it takes.Read more

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  5. HBO's Sheila Nevins on a 'Jinx' Follow-Up, Netflix and Plans for a Black Lives Matter Film

    10:55 am 1/21/2016

    The president of HBO Documentary Films, who has seven titles at Sundance, reveals the reason behind the current doc obsession and opens up about 'Going Clear's' Oscar snub.Read more

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  6. ‘Southern Rites’: TV Review

    10:56 am 5/18/2015

    This excellent HBO documentary puts a small Southern county beset by racial tensions under the microscope.Read more

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  7. 'Sinatra: All or Nothing at All': TV Review

    8:14 pm 4/4/2015

    The prolific Alex Gibney helms a watchable but superficial tribute to the inimitable Frank Sinatra.Read more

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  8. 'It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise': TV Review

    9:00 am 3/18/2015

    Lena Dunham hosts an affectionate tribute to the neglected illustrator of the beloved 'Eloise' book series.Read more

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  9. 'Larry Kramer In Love & Anger': Sundance Review

    3:32 pm 1/31/2015

    A generous salute to the unfiltered firebrand whose impassioned outspokenness helped break institutional inaction during the AIDS crisis.Read more

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  10. ‘How to Dance in Ohio': Sundance Review

    9:54 am 1/30/2015

    This portrait of teens and young people on the autistic spectrum preparing for their first formal dance plays on HBO later this yearRead more

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