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Documentary (genre)

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  • Hayden Paniettere, Marcia Gay Harden revisit Knox trial on Lifetime

    The true story of an American college student accused of killing her overseas roommate could be a Lifetime movie. And now, it is one. Premiering Monday, Feb. 21, "Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy" casts Hayden Panettiere ("Heroes") in the title...
  • There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach

    There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed. That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500. Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...
  • Movie reviews: Oscar-nominated short documentaries

    Movie reviews: Oscar-nominated short documentaries
    This year's Oscar contenders in the nonfiction shorts category reflect the academy's preference for documentaries with a socially conscious message rather than more experimental or open-ended explorations. Clocking in at about 40 minutes each, all five...
  • Ancient woven fabric makes modern resurgence

    Ancient woven fabric makes modern resurgence
    Rita St. Clair and her staff turned to an ancient classic when the Baltimore interior designer was asked to decorate a room upon her induction into the Washington Design Center Hall of Fame. The group wanted a fabric to accent a number of pieces in the...
  • Berlin Film Festival focuses on Iran

    Berlin Film Festival focuses on Iran
    As the Berlin International Film Festival kicked off last week, the upheaval in Egypt was on everyone's lips here in the German capital. But it was the bitter aftermath of Iran's 2009 populist uprising that truly infused this year's Berlinale. The...
  • PASSINGS: Perry Moore, Don Peterman, Nancy Carr

    PASSINGS: Perry Moore, Don Peterman, Nancy Carr
    Perry Moore Executive producer on 'Narnia' series Perry Moore, 39, an executive producer of "The Chronicles of Narnia" film series and the author of an award-winning novel about a gay teenager with superpowers, died Thursday at a New York hospital after...
  • Review: Chicago documentary 'If I'm Not Home: Ron Cooper, A Life in Jazz'

    Review: Chicago documentary 'If I'm Not Home: Ron Cooper, A Life in Jazz'
    **1/2 (out of four) For many years, jazz singer/scatman extraordinaire Ron Cooper was a figure in Chicago jazz, performing at the Green Mill and influencing local staples like Von Freeman and Fareed Haque (both of whom appear in this documentary, shot...
  • Dish mayor leaves city amid concerns over environment

    Dish mayor leaves city amid concerns over environment
    Dish mayor Calvin Tillman believes he just can`t stay in his house any longer. There is too much at stake. And if the Tillman moves out of Dish, he can no longer sever as mayor. "I have lived here longer than I have lived at anyplace since my childhood...
  • PBS' 'American Experience' relives Triangle fire

    All too often, hideous fires make the news, and victims are soon forgotten. Not so with the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. The 146 people who died in that ghastly fire in New York's Greenwich Village on March 25, 1911, became the symbols for what...
  • Ted Tajima dies at 88; longtime Alhambra High journalism teacher

    Ted Tajima dies at 88; longtime Alhambra High journalism teacher
    If a student dared to use the word "reveal" in a story, Alhambra High School journalism teacher Ted Tajima would wield his red pencil and boom in his eloquent baritone, "Only God reveals." To his students, he was "T" or "Mr. T," a man of inspiration...
  • Banksy may have made his mark on Montrose

    Banksy may have made his mark on Montrose
    A vinyl-sticker depiction of President Obama has appeared on a wall in Montrose in the style as the world-renowned, yet secretive, graffiti street artist Banksy. The vinyl-sticker — on a concrete wall on Ocean View Boulevard near Foothill...