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Documentary (genre)

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  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods

    Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods
    Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
  • Theater review: 'Zombie Town: A Documentary Play' from Theatre UCF

    Theater review: 'Zombie Town: A Documentary Play' from Theatre UCF
    This season, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" mined comedy from the clunky phrase that technically follows that organization's name. Officially, it's Orlando Shakespeare Theater in...
  • Bullied to tears, bored to death

    Bullied to tears, bored to death
    Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it. "Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...
  • Tigerman builds a new home for Seminary Co-op

    Tigerman builds a new home for Seminary Co-op
    Though the Seminary Co-op's new digs will be almost three times the size of its former basement lair, the architects have worked closely with the bookstore's management to recreate the labyrinthine, wandering sense of discovery. For Stanley Tigerman,...
  • Ex-Marlin Homer Bush: ESPN documentary 'Broke' got it wrong

    Billy Corben's "Broke" has spurred a ton of reaction since its airing on ESPN this week, but in at least one case that attention apparently was undeserved. Homer Bush, who played in 40 games for the 2002 Marlins during a seven-year big-league career, has...
  • Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012: Here are 27 reasons to love it

    Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012: Here are 27 reasons to love it
    Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • Remembrance versus O'Hare runways in 'Over My Dead Body'

    Remembrance versus O'Hare runways in 'Over My Dead Body'
    "Over My Dead Body" The Waltzing Mechanics made their local bow with "El Stories," a series based on true-life transit tales. But their latest foray into documentary theater takes them to a final destination that fell victim to a different form of...
  • Sharing breast milk with other moms can be a life saver

     Sharing breast milk with other moms can be a life saver
    For the first two weeks of Jayden Adams' life, the little boy, born 10 weeks premature at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, was nourished with donated human breast milk. Now six weeks old and thriving, Jayden's mother, Mandy, who lost...