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Hulu Nabs Peter Nicks Sundance Doc ‘Homeroom’

The chronicle of a year in Oakland's struggling public school system, including calls for change by activist students of color, is executive produced by Ryan Coogler.

Ol Parker to Direct ‘This Is Chance!’ Adaptation for Concordia Studio

'Mamma Mia!' director Ol Parker is teaming with Concordia Studio to adapt and direct the book This Is Chance!: The Shaking of an All-American City, A Voice That Held It Together, by author Jon…

Concordia Studio Adds Narrative Execs

Concordia Studio, the recently launched outfit from Davis Guggenheim and Jonathan King, has added Yasmin Hormozi and Patrick Callan as vice presidents of narrative film and television.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Bill Gates (‘Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates’)

Bill Gates reflects on his trailblazing work with computer software, starting the largest private philanthropic foundation ever and cooperating with the Netflix docuseries 'Inside Bill's Brain…

Bill Gates Reflects on “Extreme” Work Ethic in Netflix Doc Trailer

Bill Gates reflects on his "extreme" work ethic in the trailer for Netflix doc 'Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates,' which was created, directed and executive produced by Davis Guggenheim ('An…

‘Inconvenient Truth’ Sequel Wide Release Pushed Back

Al Gore's doc will now go up against 'The Dark Tower' adaption at the box office.

Imax Partners With United Nations to Promote 3D Doc ‘A Beautiful Planet’

The giant-screen exhibitor will help the UN protect the environment as the Jennifer Lawrence-narrated 3D documentary gets set to open on April 29.

The Touching Father-Daughter Tale at the Heart of ‘He Named Me Malala’

"Some people have been very critical of Malala's father, and yet she would never be who she is without him," says director David Guggenheim, whose political documentary follows the story of a global…

‘Malala’ Director Davis Guggenheim on Making the Film: I Thought About My Own Daughters

The L.A. premiere, held on Sept. 29 at the Microsoft Theater, featured a video message from First Lady Michelle Obama.

Malala Yousafzai Tells Young Girls to “Speak Up” at ‘He Named Me Malala’ NYC Premiere

The teenage icon and advocate for children's education spoke at the New York premiere of the film.

TIFF: ‘He Named Me Malala’ Helmer Davis Guggenheim Wants ‘Inconvenient Truth’-Like Reaction

"The third step is now we have to really take action, and that's a really tough existential step. What are we gonna do? Not just the bad guys, but the good guys too: am I doing enough?"

Toronto: Politically Charged Films to Shake Up Festival

This year's festival will also spotlight music docs focusing on performers from Aretha Franklin to Yo-Yo Ma.