Summer Movie Preview: Documentaries on Wikileaks and Bergdorf's

We Steal Secrets Poster - P 2013

We Steal Secrets Poster - P 2013

Alex Gibney's "We Steal Secrets" joins Matthew Miele's "Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf's," as well Sarah Polley's highly personal "Stories We Tell" from Roadside Attractions.

This story first appeared in the May 3 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Real life can be more compelling than fiction, and documentaries attest to that.

Former Universal chief Marc Shmuger and director Alex Gibney partnered on We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, a look at the organization started by Julian Assange, which Focus Features releases May 24. 

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On May 3, Entertainment One opens Matthew Miele's Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's, a chronicle of the legendary department store. May 10 brings Magnolia's Venus and Serena, a no-holds-barred look at the tennis sisters. And Roadside Attractions opens Sarah Polley's highly personal Stories We Tell on May 17.