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Documentary (genre)

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  • Talking with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

    Talking with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
    Filmmakers Lynn Novick and Ken Burns visited the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board earlier this week to talk about their upcoming film on the Prohibition. It was, the point out, the only amendment to the Constitution that limits personal rights, and the...
  • 'Maybe I'm just me'

    'Maybe I'm just me'
    Twenty years ago, Linda Hamilton thrilled female audience members when her character emerged in the movie “Terminator 2,” doing amazing pull ups with a clearly defined muscular physique, never seen on a woman in a blockbuster movie before....
  • PASSINGS: Vesta Williams, Orlando Brown, Frank Driggs

    PASSINGS: Vesta Williams, Orlando Brown, Frank Driggs
    Vesta Williams Singer of R&B hits in 1980s Vesta Williams, 53, an R&B singer who had hits in the 1980s with "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Congratulations," was found dead Thursday evening of a possible drug overdose in an El Segundo hotel room. An...
  • 10 things you might not know about epidemics

    10 things you might not know about epidemics
    Fear of epidemics is spreading from movie theater to movie theater, with "Contagion" all over the screen. But real-life epidemics have been reported recently as well — measles in Somalia, dengue fever in Pakistan, encephalitis in India. Here are...
  • Next early deadline for film festival is Oct. 28

    Friday was the first of several early deadlines for filmmakers to qualify for discounted entry fees for the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival. The festival, which will run from April 26 to May 3, will screen more than 350 films in feature-length...
  • BSO premieres vibrant work about Harriet Tubman

    In addition to such things as new recording contracts and a nationally recognized education program, Marin Alsop's influence as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra can be seen in the programming each season. She typically weaves...
  • 'The Learning' offers a powerful look inside Baltimore city schools

    'The Learning' offers a powerful look inside Baltimore city schools
    For the last two weeks, I have done everything I could to get people to watch "The Learning," an illuminating documentary about the lives of four Filipina teachers who are recruited to teach in Baltimore City Schools. I have blogged, and here's a link to...
  • Preview of PBS film on 'War of 1812' in Baltimore Monday night

    Preview of PBS film on 'War of 1812' in Baltimore Monday night
    A preview of "The War of 1812," a documentary scheduled to debut on PBS next month, will be held in Baltimore Monday night at Landmark Theatres Harbor East Cinema. The film, is produced by WNED-TV, a public television station in Buffalo, and Florentine...
  • The Man Who Ate New Orleans

    The Man Who Ate New Orleans
    A New Orleans pastor is learning to better understand his religion and his city…one bite at a time.  He's on a mission to eat at every restaurant in town and is close to finishing his quest. We meet Ray Cannata at Café Nino in Uptown, where he's...
  • Story of Morgan-Grambling game, '1st & Goal in the Bronx,' worth cheering for

    Story of Morgan-Grambling game, '1st & Goal in the Bronx,' worth cheering for
    The 1968 football game between Baltimore's Morgan State and what was then Louisiana's Grambling College was a good one — a nail-biter that went down to the wire. But the history and sociology of the event are what truly matter. And hats off to...
  • Yonkers Mom Amy Stokes Named A 2011 CNN Hero

    Yonkers Mom Amy Stokes Named A 2011 CNN Hero
    CNN, the worldwide leader in news, today announced the Top 10 CNN Heroes for 2011, recognizing everyday people who are changing the world. The network also announced that online voting for the "CNN Hero of the Year" opened Thursday, September 22, 2011, at...