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‘Amy’ Director Asif Kapadia Set to Helm ‘2073’ Documentary Thriller

Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia is set to direct 2073, a documentary thriller set in a dystopian future. Neon, Double Agent and Film4 will co-finance and executive produce the project. 2073 will tackle challenges the world faces and is inspired by Chris Marker’s iconic 1962 featurette La Jetée, about a time traveler who risks his life […]

Keanu Reeves-Fronted Formula 1 Series, Vogue, Wagatha Christie Trial and Asif Kapadia on New Disney+ U.K. Doc Slate

Disney+ has unveiled an eclectic slate of five new U.K. unscripted originals spanning a broad range of talent and topics from Keanu Reeves to arguably the most talked about U.K. trial in years. Wagatha Christie (working title), produced by Lorton Street Entertainment in association with Dorothy Street Pictures, will be uncovering one of the biggest […]

Robbie Williams Doc Series in the Works at Netflix, Asif Kapadia Producing

One of the original bad boys of 1990s pop is getting the no-holds-barred documentary treatment. Netflix has revealed it is production on an unscripted series about Robbie Williams, the former Take That member who famously split from the band in 1995 and would go on to have a hugely successful solo career. Asif Kapadia, who […]

Sheffield DocFest Appoints Interim CEO, Names Asif Kapadia Guest Curator

After several months of chaos that saw its CEO leave amid “artistic differences” and a claim by the outgoing organizing team that it was terminated without notification, the Sheffield DocFest is getting some welcome stability. Clare Stewart, the former head of the BFI London Film Festival, has been appointed interim CEO, while Oscar- and BAFTA-winning […]

Apple TV+’s ‘The Me You Can’t See’: TV Review

Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry guide a five-part docuseries about mental-health awareness, with stories from celebrities and ordinary people.

Apple TV+’s ‘1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything’: TV Review

An eight-episode docuseries from 'Amy' director Asif Kapadia explores a groundbreaking year for rock, soul and R&B.

Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey’s Mental Health Docuseries Sets Premiere Date on Apple TV+

Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey’s mental health docuseries The Me You Can’t See is set to premiere on Apple TV+ on May 21. The show will debut two months after Winfrey’s bombshell CBS interview with the Sussexes, during which the royals spoke frankly about their struggles with mental health after being subjected to racism and […]

Venice Film Festival Unveils International Juries

Joanna Hogg, Ludivine Sagnier and Christian Petzold join jury president Cate Blanchett to judge the competition titles at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Documentary Roundtable With ‘American Factory’ Oscar-Winning Director Julia Reichert and More

Julia Reichert ('American Factory'), Alex Gibney ('Citizen K'), Lauren Greenfield ('The Kingmaker'), Asif Kapadia ('Diego Maradona'), Todd Douglas Miller ('Apollo 11') and Nanfu Wang ('One Child Nation') joined for the annual documentary roundtable. Hollywood Reporter Roundtables air every Sunday on SundanceTV.

Asif Kapadia Discusses “the Pop Culture Icon” in His Latest Film ‘Diego Maradona’

Asif Kapadia joined Alex Gibney, Lauren Greenfield, Julia Reichert, Todd Douglas Miller and Nanfu Wang for the Oscar Documentary Roundtable.

Critics’ Choice Doc Awards: Filmmakers Talk “Broader Social Imperative” of Nonfiction Work in “Golden Age”

Nature, science, women and the production company Neon were among the biggest winners at the 2019 Critics' Choice Documentary Awards held Sunday night in Brooklyn, with documentary filmmakers talking to The Hollywood Reporter about the "broader social imperative" of the medium in its "golden age."

Finding the Truth in a Time of Media Mistrust: The Documentary Roundtable

Alex Gibney ('Citizen K'), Lauren Greenfield ('The Kingmaker'), Asif Kapadia ('Diego Maradona'), Todd Douglas Miller ('Apollo 11'), Julia Reichert ('American Factory') and Nanfu Wang ('One Child Nation') sound off on their transformed business, how to secure skeptical subjects and their attempt to counter the encroaching threat of propaganda.