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Documentary (genre)

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  • Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup

    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup
    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline theĀ Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke. Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
  • An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez

    An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez
    A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
  • The Queen of Versailles

    The Queen of Versailles
    Documentarian Lauren Greenfield really got lucky with this one. It’s much like the guy who filmed all of LeBron James high school basketball games, and then had an interesting documentary on his hands. That was the best basketball player in the...
  • Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext

    Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext
    Back in the Jurassic Age before Twitter, celebrities used to settle scores in public by writing letters to newspapers. One of the liveliest dust-ups in memory took place in the pages of the L.A. Times between actor Charlton Heston andĀ Gore Vidal, the...
  • Shark swims off with documentary crew's camera

    Shark swims off with documentary crew's camera
    Some might have called this a "fish tale," if it wasn`t caught on tape. While George Schellenger and his gang were filming a documentary called 'Shark Obsession,' the real obsession was the one this shark had with their camera. The shark swam off with...
  • Levitt Pavilion: Breaking camp, becoming All Stars

    Levitt Pavilion: Breaking camp, becoming All Stars
    It's hard to think of a more harrowing inspiration for a band than that of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. The West African group met in a Guinean refugee camp after fleeing the brutal, decade-long civil war in their native Sierra Leone. But rather than...
  • 50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years

    50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years
    Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
  • Local Sports, 24/7: A New CPTV Venture Delves Into Roller Derby, Fishing, Little League and More

    Local Sports, 24/7: A New CPTV Venture Delves Into Roller Derby, Fishing, Little League and More
    CPTV may not be able to show you big-time UConn women's basketball anymore, but how about your local Little League tournament? Or some Ultimate Frisbee? Stafford Motor Speedway racing? Or perhaps the state's best fishing holes? You won't find this 24/7...
  • A Documentary Looks at the Delusional Super-Rich as They Crash to Earth

    A Documentary Looks at the Delusional Super-Rich as They Crash to Earth
    The Queen of Versailles Directed by Lauren Greenfield, showing at the Criterion, 86 Temple St., New Haven, (203) 498-2500, bowtiecinemas.com; Bethel Cinama, 269 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, (203) 778-2100, bethelcinema.com, and Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St.,...
  • Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

    Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
    It’s always fun to watch a story about somebody you know little about. Sometimes I watch a movie like that, and don’t feel the way the filmmakers want me to feel. For example – The People vs. Larry Flynt was a decent movie. I just didn&...
  • Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson wanted by Interpol

    Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson wanted by Interpol
    Interpol has issued an international wanted notice for conservationist and “Whale Wars” TV star Paul Watson, days after he skipped bail in Germany as Costa Rica tried to have him extradited. Watson was arrested at Germany’s Frankfurt...