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Documentary (genre)

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  • 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...
  • A Documentary About Soul Food Serves Up Ideas About History, Health and Racism in America

    A Documentary About Soul Food Serves Up Ideas About History, Health and Racism in America
    Soul Food Junkies Mon. Jan. 14, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings   America's food system is racist. That's one of the claims advanced in Soul Food Junkies, a brisk, provocative and wide-ranging documentary about African-...
  • The 'Austrian Scorsese' sets his sights on South Florida

    The 'Austrian Scorsese' sets his sights on South Florida
    When Austrian video director Rudi Dolezal decided to buy a second home and expand his business in the United States, South Florida was his top choice. "I came to a point in Europe, having worked for Queen and the Rolling Stones, where my job started...
  • "The Abolitionists" Documentary Showing at Wallace Stevens Theater in Hartford

    "The Abolitionists" Documentary Showing at Wallace Stevens Theater in Hartford
    Hartford's Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and CPTV host this reception/screening/talk-back for the upcoming PBS American Experience documentary The Abolitionists (movie still pictured above). which tells the stories of Stowe, Frederick Douglass, William...
  • 'Price Check': Consumer-themed indie is one to check out

    'Price Check': Consumer-themed indie is one to check out
    There is a science to the way products are placed on supermarket shelves, and it is one that can stealthily influences our choices. What it is not is a likely subject matter for a spiky workplace comedy-drama mash-up. And yet it is just specific and...
  • Weiwei kicks off Friday flicks

    Weiwei kicks off Friday flicks
    Alison Klayman was waiting in Ai Weiwei's Beijing office looking at his architectural proofs, posters and sculptures, when the man in question entered. "Immediately all the attention was focused on Weiwei," Klayman, 28, said of her Dec. 2008 encounter....
  • From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason

    From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason
    Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
  • Lady Gaga documentary is in the works

    Lady Gaga documentary is in the works
    Looks like Lady Gaga is tearing another page out of the Madonna platinum-blond, pop-superstar playbook. In the early '90s, Madonna launched a new phase of her career by allowing director Alek Keshishian to make a documentary, "Truth or Dare," about...
  • Richard Wagner: Separating the man from the music

    Richard Wagner: Separating the man from the music
    "Just because he may have been a nasty little man and a nasty anti-Semite doesn't mean that his music is not as supreme as it is." That assessment comes from a Richard Wagner scholar in the documentary "Wagner & Me" (at the Siskel Film Center through...
  • New Documentary Showcases the Spiritual Lives of the Zulu in South Africa

    New Documentary Showcases the Spiritual Lives of the Zulu in South Africa
    Director Roger Ingraham, along with two additional Stafford Springs residents and an international team of seekers, traveled to South Africa to document — and perhaps absorb — the spiritual lives of the Zulu. The resulting documentary, "The...