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National Geographic Nabs Matthew Heineman’s ‘The First Wave’ COVID-19 Doc

The 'Cartel Land' director spotlights the frontline heroes of the coronavirus pandemic in a film from Participant and Our Time Projects, with Neon releasing theatrically later this year.

Amazon Studios Acquires J Balvin Doc ‘The Boy From Medellin’

Matthew Heineman directs the documentary about the Colombian Latin music star and picked up by Amazon Studios.

Mexico Box Office 2015: A Record Year Led by Universal Pictures

Business down south was booming for Hollywood, but not so great for local releases.

Savannah Film Fest: Directors of 9 Top 2015 Docs Discuss Challenges, Rewards of Filmmaking

Geeta Patel, Liz Garbus, Morgan Neville, Robert Gordon, Asif Kapadia, Bobcat Goldthwait, Crystal Moselle, Matthew Heineman, Kirby Dick and Evgeny Afineevsky sat down with THR's Scott Feinberg on the…

Savannah Film Fest: Directors of 9 Top Docs to Convene for THR-Moderated Panel

The directors of 'Amy,' 'Best of Enemies,' 'Call Me Lucky,' 'Cartel Land,' 'The Hunting Ground,' 'Meet the Patels,' 'What Happened, Miss Simone?,' 'Winter on Fire' and 'The Wolfpack' are headed down…

Drug War Doc ‘Cartel Land’ Hits Home With Mexican Audiences

Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow executive produced the Sundance winner about vigilante groups battling some of the most violent criminals in the world.

‘Cartel Land’: Film Review

Frightening doc on Arizona's lack of border control.

Sundance: The Orchard Nabs North American Rights to ‘Cartel Land’ (Exclusive)

The upstart distributor also lands digital rights to the A&E IndieFilms documentary, which shines a light on the vicious Mexican drug cartels.