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Documentary (genre)

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  • Daum: America's shortcut culture

    Daum: America's shortcut culture
    Not even the Olympics are a sufficient distraction from the scandal of Jonah Lehrer. He's the 31-year-old who rose to prominence writing such bestselling books as "Proust Was a Neuroscientist" and "How We Decide," and delivering lucrative corporate...
  • New film takes 'quiet' look at Mexico's drug-war violence

     
    In a new documentary on drug-war violence in Mexico, award-winning filmmaker Natalia Almada takes her audience into the quiet, busy world of the Humaya Gardens cemetery in Culiacan, the Sinaloa capital considered the historic center of Mexican drug...
  • HBO Ethel Kennedy documentary, interview give intimate, loving portrait of her life

     
    By Jacqueline Cutler HBO’s Ethel Kennedy documentary Ethel, debuting Oct. 18, is an intimate, loving portrait of the fun-loving, fearless woman, Ethel Kennedy, who was the wife of Bobby Kennedy and mother to their 11 children. It was through the...
  • ‘Halloween’: John Carpenter classic returns for theatrical run

     
    Michael Myers, the masked silent Shape that emerged from the shadows of Haddonfield, Ill., to stalk generations of moviegoers, will ......
  • ‘American Scream’: ‘Home haunter’ channels Halloween spirit

     
    Halloween is a year-round holiday for Victor Bariteau and his family. A self-proclaimed “home haunter,” Bariteau works around the calendar ......
  • Ken Burns’ “The Dust Bowl” explores worst man-made ecological disaster in U.S. history

     
    By Jacqueline Cutler They recall the days turning black, the winds whipping through towns, taking with them their family’s livelihoods, the soil on which they farmed. In those natural disasters, thousands died but no one is sure just how many....
  • “Catfish” star Nev Schulman helps other online lovers on MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show”

     
    If you’re a fan of the 2010 hit documentary Catfish, you know Yaniv “Nev” Schulman as the 24-year-old New York photographer who formed a long-distance, technology-driven relationship with “Megan,” a luscious but evasive...
  • Spike Lee’s “Bad 25″ makes television debut on ABC this Thanksgiving

     
    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson’s album Bad, his 1987 follow-up to the 1982 mega-smash Thriller. Bad was another critical, artistic and financial triumph for Jackson, launching several hit singles, including...
  • This week: ‘Mankind’; Whitney Houston salute; Rolling Stones

     
    Musical specials and musical contests are among the week's ballyhooed programs. But the biggest show carries an epic title, “Mankind: The Story of All of Us.” The program doesn't do subtlety. This 12-hour, six-night history lesson indulges...
  • Two new cable documentaries examine Hurricane Sandy

     
    It was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, and it's doubtful that anyone who either lived through it, or witnessed images and video of its startling devastation from afar, will ever forget Hurricane Sandy, which was eventually upgraded to a “...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Brian Finke

     
    Brian Finke is a photographer living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of 2-4-6-8: American Cheerleaders and Football Players (Umbrage Editions, 2003), Flight Attendants (powerhouse Books and Filigrane Editions 2008), and Construction,...