'Meru': the documentary with a crew of three

Oct 5, 2015
One of the highest-grossing docs of the year was pretty inexpensive to make.
Posted In: film, documentary, art

Networks and audiences get real about documentaries

Oct 5, 2015
Docs are having their day as interest grows among content providers and viewers.
Posted In: documentary film, documentary, Showtime

Why we cried when Steve Jobs died

Sep 3, 2015
Alex Gibney tries to find the reason for the tears in his documentary.
Posted In: steve jobs, apple, documentary

Amy Winehouse's complicated story

Jul 10, 2015
Asif Kapadia was determined to paint a human portrait in his documentary.
Posted In: celebrity, legacy, Amy Winehouse, documentary

Quincy Jones on Clark Terry, a godfather of jazz

Oct 2, 2014
Terry was known for integrating "The Tonight Show" Band back in 1960, and taught jazz to Miles Davis, Winton Marsalis and Quincy Jones.
Posted In: Music, jazz, documentary

Get smarter in just 90 minutes a week

May 5, 2014
A regimen guaranteed to leave you smarter about the economy we live in.
Posted In: netflix, documentary

Angelina Jolie's boon to a small film headed to Cannes

May 15, 2013
Until days ago, 'Decoding Annie Parker' -- a film about a genetic researcher and a cancer patient -- was a low-key production with modest ambitions. Then Angelina Jolie revealed she had the very genetic mutation that stars in the film.
Posted In: documentary, Angelina Jolie

"American Winter": Documenting the downturn

Mar 15, 2013
A new HBO documentary, “American Winter,” explores how families have suffered in the weakened economy.
Posted In: documentary, families, American Winter

Families face tough choices in the shadow of the Great Recession

Mar 15, 2013
A new HBO documentary takes a look at how millions of families have been left out in the cold in the richest country on Earth.
Posted In: tough choices, middle class, social services, American dream, documentary

Top Chef's Tom Colicchio on hunger in America

Mar 1, 2013
'Top Chef' judge Tom Colicchio has a new title this week. He is one of the executive producers of a new film on hunger in America called 'A Place at the Table'.
Posted In: Food, hunger, documentary