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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.

How Children’s Shows Lead the Way in Diversity on TV

More than half of kids series on major networks and streamers are inclusive, a fact that execs say attracts similar talent behind the scenes and can "create loyalty…

IDA Documentary Awards: ‘Dina’ Wins Best Feature

'L.A. 92,' 'The Defiant Ones,' 'Planet Earth II,' 'City of Ghosts' and 'Strong Island' were among the winners at the 33rd annual ceremony, hosted by Maz Jobrani.

IDA Documentary Awards: ‘City of Ghosts,’ ‘L.A. 92’ and ‘Strong Island’ Among Best Feature Nominees

The International Documentary Association also unveiled the nominations for best short and its creative recognition award winners.

What to Watch This Weekend

Winter and the return of 'Game of Thrones' are here.

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ ‘A Ghost Story’ and More

Also: what THR's critics are saying about the eye-opening documentaries 'City of Ghosts' and 'Swim Team.'

What to Watch This Weekend

Spider-Man swings into theaters and THR offers a definitive summer TV catch-up guide.

Sundance: Amazon Closes Deal for ISIS Doc ‘City of Ghosts’ for More Than $2 Million

A&E will retain the TV rights after the theatrical run of the Matthew Heineman film.

‘City of Ghosts’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

'Cartel Land' filmmaker Matthew Heineman's terribly sad story is one of three Syria-related documentaries at the festival this year.