20 DAYS IN MARIUPOL Full Doc

Ukrainian journalist Mstyslav Chernov and his colleagues risk their lives to document Russia’s siege of Mariupol in this FRONTLINE/AP documentary. The Guardian calls it “a brave, visceral, merciless masterpiece.” The New York Times says, “Essential. A relentless and truly important…

‘American Symphony’ Shows There’s Panic at the Very Top Too

By Gregory Crofton Director Matthew Heineman has made his own sweet symphony bringing to the screen the love story of musician and singer John Batiste and his wife Suleika Jaouad, a writer living with leukemia. Heineman is devoted to observational…

Tanya Tucker Opens the Nashville Film Festival with a Visit and a Documentary at the Belcourt Theatre

By Gregory Crofton If Tanya Tucker doesn’t get a party started right, I’m not sure what will. The rowdy, hard-drinking 63-year-old country superstar has helped lead the way for women in the music business since she was thrown into it…

Pure Nonfiction: Stanley Nelson on his latest ‘ATTICA’

Stanley Nelson’s latest film “Attica” was picked for the Oscar Documentary Short List. It’s playing on Showtime and available free for a limited time on YouTube. In February, the Criterion Channel will present a retrospective titled “Black History Rising: Documentaries…

ATTICA

This unnervingly vivid dive into the 1971 uprising from Emmy® winning director Stanley Nelson sheds new light on the enduring violence and racism of the prison system and highlights the urgent, ongoing need for reform 50 years later. Full documentary…

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