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Wavelength Boards PBS Marian Anderson Doc (Exclusive)

The production house, whose credits include Sundance hits 'Knock Down the House' and 'Where's My Roy Cohn?,' will executive produce the film about the legendary African American singer and civil…

Gravitas Ventures Nabs Underdog Campaign Doc ‘How to Fix a Primary’ (Exclusive)

Gravitas Ventures has picked up the North American rights to Brittany Huckabee’s documentary feature 'How To Fix A Primary,' about a young doctor, Abdul El-Sayed, challenging to become the country's…

Documentary Group Wavelength Launches Commercial Film Division

Documentary group Wavelength Productions, whose credits include Sundance hits 'Knock Down The House' and 'Where's My Roy Cohn?,' has launched a commercial film division, to be run by Zack McTee.

“There’s Something Evil Rising”: How Political Turmoil Inspired This Year’s Documentaries

From border stories to an LGBTQ group's journey through the South, filmmakers took their cues from headlines sweeping the nation.

IDA Awards: ‘Knock Down the House’ Director Among Four Honorees Announced Early

Rachel Lears will be feted alongside Career Achievement Award honoree Freida Lee Mock, as well as Cinereach and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

Jon M. Chu Talk, Screening of Amazon’s Adam Driver Starrer ‘The Report’ Set for IFP Week (Exclusive)

Talks featuring directors Jon M. Chu ('Crazy Rich Asians' and 'In the Heights'), Joe Berlinger ('The Ted Bundy Tapes' and 'Extremely Wicked'), Kasi Lemmons ('Harriet') and Ira Sachs ('Frankie') and a…

‘Knock Down the House’ Stars Endorse Bernie Sanders’ Campaign

Three of the four stars of the Netflix documentary 'Knock Down the House,' which followed female progressive candidates running in the 2018 midterm elections, have endorsed Bernie Sanders'…

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in May 2019

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Netflix in May.

Dr. Ruth, Miles Davis, Stieg Larsson Films Set for 2019 Hot Docs Festival

There are also world debuts for films about the first black player in the NHL, and a Sicilian mob boss' family emerging from 30 years in hiding.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doc ‘Knock Down the House’ Set for 2019 Hot Docs Festival

Rachel Lears' 'Knock Down the House,' the Sundance audience award winner about four progressive women running for the U.S. Congress in 2018, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is set for an…

‘Knock Down the House’: Film Review | Sundance 2019

Rachel Lears' 'Knock Down the House' follows the fortunes of four progressive women, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who decided to run against incumbent Democrats in the midterm elections of…