Aretha Franklin in ‘AMAZING GRACE’ as Directed by the Late, Great Sydney Pollack

In 1972, Aretha Franklin recorded her biggest selling album “Amazing Grace” as a live gospel performance over two nights at a Los Angeles church, under the direction of Reverend James Cleveland. The event was recorded by camera crews led by…

Director Tim Wardle Interviewed About His Documentary ‘THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS’

 Separated at birth, the triplets Bobby, Eddy and David discovered each other by accident at age 19 in 1980. They became media sensations. Madonna cast them in a movie and they opened a Manhattan restaurant called triplets. Their lives…

Pure Nonfiction: Director Jennifer Brea Interviewed about ‘UNREST,’ a Documentary About Fibromyalgia

The Oscar Documentary Feature Short List of 15 films includes the underdog entry “Unrest” by first time director Jennifer Brea. Her film explores the disease commonly known as “chronic fatigue syndrome” – a name many patients resent as misleading. The…

‘THANK YOU FOR THE RAIN’ is Brilliant in Exposing the Psychological Impact of Climate Change

By Gregory Crofton Kisilu and Christina Mutya feed their family by cultivating a variety of crops on land in Southern Kenya. It can be a brutal existence, one hinged to the weather. It helps that Kisilu is a patient and…

‘BEING EVEL’: Documentary Hosted by Johnny Knoxville Delivers Lots of Great Archival Footage

By Gregory Crofton It’s not too hard to dislike Johnny Knoxville. He made a bunch of money doing stupid, dangerous stunts on TV, and a lot of women think he’s cute. Put all of that aside when you watch “BEING…

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