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Joe Montana Docuseries In the Works At Peacock

A docuseries about the life and career of hall-of-fame NFL quarterback Joe Montana is in development at Peacock. Montana will participate in the series, which will chronicle his career from…

‘In Our Mothers’ Gardens’: Film Review

In her feature directorial debut for Netflix, Shantrelle P. Lewis celebrates and honors the bonds between Black mothers and daughters.

How a Short Doc Featured In a ‘Medal of Honor’ VR Game Earned an Oscar Nom

'Colette' director Anthony Giacchino and 'Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond' helmer Peter Hirschmann discuss the idea that gaming could be a new space for documentarians.

How a Wrongful Conviction of Murder Birthed Raphael Rowe’s Investigative Journalism Career

Once labeled a notorious killer, Rowe spent 12 years in a maximum security prison for crimes he didn't commit. As the host of Netflix series 'Inside the World's Toughest Prisons,' he explores the…

Sundance: Edgar Wright Talks Wrangling Mike Myers, Neil Gaiman and Other Fans for Sparks Doc

"I’d say, 'You’re a Sparks fan, right?'" says the 'Shaun of the Dead' filmmaker of the cold calls he made for his documentary debut 'The Sparks Brothers.'

‘Cured’: Film Review

Patrick Sammon and Bennett Singer's doc 'Cured' recounts the fight to change homophobic bias in the psychiatric profession.

CNN Films Acquires ‘Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President’ Documentary

CNN Films has acquired the North American broadcast rights to Mary Wharton's 'Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President,' a feature rockumentary about the U.S. president's passion for musical genres helping…

Director Jon Hyatt Explores Kids Getting Too Much Screen Time in New Doc ‘Screened Out’

Out on demand Tuesday, the documentary 'Screened Out' includes a number of experts in psychology and technology who believe that children can suffer long-term effects due to too much time spent on…

History Channel Unveils ‘Black Patriots’ Doc Featuring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

History Channel on Saturday announced a one-hour documentary featuring NBA star, author and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Why ‘Aquarela’ Filmmaker Made a Nearly Wordless Doc About the Beauty and Danger of Water

Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky traveled the world to capture the brute force and beauty of water and the way humanity has been affected by it and affects it: "Water is a massive energy that…

The 10 Best Fashion Documentaries of the Decade

Fashion documentary producer Bronwyn Cosgrave ('Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story') ranks the top 10 such films of the 2010s.

Uzo Aduba Talks Empowering Nigeria to Solve its Water and Sanitation Crisis on ‘Activate’

Six-part documentary series 'Activate: The Global Citizen Movement' features activists from the entertainment industry, including Uzo Aduba, who raise awareness about poverty, inequality, education…