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“I Didn’t Want to Leave Any Stone Unturned”: Questlove, Todd Haynes, Liz Garbus and the THR Documentary Roundtable

In the middle of an extraordinary year — 2020 — they were at work on films that charted other resonant histories. In Becoming Cousteau, Liz Garbus, 51, chronicles an emerging environmentalist; in Summer of Soul, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, 50, confronts the erasure of Black stories; in The Rescue, which he directed with Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, 48, depicts the challenge faced by a group of unlikely […]

‘Fauci’: Film Review | Telluride 2021

Directors John Hoffman and Janet Tobias began following Anthony Fauci early in the COVID-19 pandemic, and their National Geographic documentary juxtaposes these past 18 months with the early days of the fight against AIDS.

“It’s Like a Monster Movie”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘All In’ Directors Lisa Cortes and Liz Garbus on Voter Suppression

Like the tides, the right to vote has ebbed and flowed dating back to Reconstruction in the wake of the Civil War. Stacey Abrams — one of the Democratic party’s brightest stars who was key in turning Georgia blue in the 2020 presidential election and the key subject of Lisa Cortés and Liz Garbus’s documentary, […]

The “Righteous Indignation” of ‘All In’: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Janelle Monae, Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes

The 'Turntables' singer-songwriter joined the film's directors Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes for a 'THR Presents' Q&A that touched on familial themes, their "extraordinary" protagonist Stacey Abrams and why the voter suppression fight is far from over.

Stacey Abrams Receives PGA Mark, Is Oscar-Eligible for ‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ (Exclusive)

The news, which comes just days before the start of Oscar nomination voting, could make Academy members more inclined to back the film about voter suppression.

‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’: Film Review

Rising political star Stacey Abrams of Georgia serves as both interviewee and producer for 'All In: The Fight for Democracy,' a documentary about the struggle to attain and maintain voting rights in America.

‘I’ll Be Gone in the Dark’: TV Review

In HBO docuseries 'I'll Be Gone in the Dark,' Liz Garbus adapts Michelle McNamara's bestseller of the same name about the Golden State Killer.

Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Doc Lands at Amazon

Amazon Studios has picked up the rights to a timely documentary that explores voting rights and suppression.

How Hollywood Works Now: Liz Garbus and Dan Cogan Rethink How to Make Documentaries

Married documentarians Liz Garbus and Dan Cogan had a new company with 18 projects and were just getting settled into their new offices when COVID-19 hit, so they leaned into it.

‘Lost Girls’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Amy Ryan stars as a mother spurred by police inaction to investigate her daughter's disappearance in 'Lost Girls,' Liz Garbus' narrative feature debut, based on the famously unsolved Long Island serial murders.

Athena Film Festival: Helen Reddy Biopic, Liz Garbus’ ‘Lost Girls’ Highlight Lineup

The Helen Reddy biopic 'I Am Woman' and Liz Garbus' true-crime film starring Amy Ryan, 'Lost Girls,' will have their New York premieres as part of the 2020 Athena Film Festival, which has revealed its opening and closing night films; narrative, international and documentary centerpieces; and more programming.

Gloria Vanderbilt Remembered by Doc Director Liz Garbus: “Her Strength and Resilience Gave Her a Power”

Documentary director Liz Garbus remembers Gloria Vanderbilt — the actress, jeansmaker and mother of CNN's Anderson Cooper — who died June 17 at age 95.