Showtime Sets Doc on ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh

Showtime Sets Doc on ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh Showtime on Thursday announced the production of a documentary on John Walker Lindh, the man known widely as “The American Taliban,” on the same day that Lindh was released from prison after 17 years. ...

John Walker Lindh Documentary Announced By Showtime On Day “American Taliban” Released From Prison

With the release from prison today of John Walker Lindh, Showtime Documentary Films announced the two-years-in-production Detainee 001, director Greg Barker’s account of the case. Barker will draw on ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mr. Rogers Will Be Competing at the Cinema Eye Honors

“Free Solo,” “Quincy,” “Minding the Gap,” “Rbg,” “Three identical Strangers” and “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” are among the films nominated for the Audience Choice Prize at the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors, ...

DNA Films, Passion Pictures Team for Doc on Manchester United Manager Alex Ferguson

DNA Films and Passion Pictures are partnering for a feature-length documentary about legendary Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, the two companies announced Tuesday. The British production ...

Director Greg Barker On Getting Obama Administration Heavyweights To Open Up For ‘The Final Year’: “That Was A Big Ask”

Director Greg Barker On Getting Obama Administration Heavyweights To Open Up For ‘The Final Year’: “That Was A Big Ask” There was a time in America when an immigrant was allowed to hold a key position in U.S. foreign policy, a time when another woman—wearing a hijab—was granted daily access to classified information in ...

Win The Final Year on DVD

Author: Competitions To mark the release of The Final Year on 5th March, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on DVD. Directed by Greg Barker, The Final Year is a unique insiders’ account of ...

Magnolia International to tempt Efm buyers with 'Rbg' (exclusive)

Slate includes The Gospel According To André, The Final Year, Lucky. Magnolia International heads to the Efm with Sundance acquisition Rbg, the documentary about the life and career of Supreme Court ...

The Final Year – Review

Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama on the White House in The Final Year, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. The Final Year is a documentary look ...

The Final Year review – Trump looms over poignant portrait of Obama's farewell

Greg Barker’s respectful film, shot behind the scenes at the White House, documents the end of an era – and the shock of what happened next There is an unintentional sadness to this film from Greg ...

Movie Review – The Final Year (2017)

The Final Year, 2017. Directed by Greg Barker. Featuring Barack Obama, John Kerry, Samantha Power and Ben Rhodes. Synopsis: A documentary offering an insider’s account of President Barack Obama’s ...

'The Final Year' Review: Posthumous Portrait of Obama's Presidency Will Have You in Tears

Remember the last months of the Obama administration, when diplomacy was still a preferred form of negotiation? If so, you're likely to lose your mind watching The Final Year, a hindsight-is-20/20 ...

Doc Corner: 'The Final Year'

by Glenn Dunks There is a pall that lingers over The Final Year. And rightfully so considering how everything turned out within the 2016 American presidential elections. And yet, that emotional ...

Oscars 2018 Party Report: ‘The Final Year’, ‘Call Me by Your Name’ and Brooklynn Prince on the Scene (Photos)

Oscars 2018 Party Report: ‘The Final Year’, ‘Call Me by Your Name’ and Brooklynn Prince on the Scene (Photos) “The Final Year” Director Greg Barker and star/Ambassador Samantha Power “Each individual (watching “The Final Year”) seems to have a different ratio of depressed-nostalgic on the one hand and ...

‘The Final Year’ Documentary Crew Only Had One Rule While Filming Obama’s White House

‘The Final Year’ Documentary Crew Only Had One Rule While Filming Obama’s White House There was really only one rule filmmaker Greg Barker had to follow while shadowing the Obama administration’s senior officials for “The Final Year”: no classified material. That was actually pretty ...

‘The Final Year’ Trailer: Explore The Inner Workings Of The Obama Administration

If there’s one rule at the dinner table we can all agree on at Thanksgiving, it’s that politics are a verboten topic of discussion. However, Donald Trump makes it almost impossible to avoid the ...

Official Trailer for Obama Presidency Documentary 'The Final Year'

"People need to be the center of our foreign policy thinking." Magnolia Pictures has unveiled an official trailer for Greg Barker's new documentary The Final Year, which profiles the last year of ...

Doc NYC 2017: encore highlights by Anne-Katrin Titze

Bill Cunningham's last interview is in Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze Greg Barker's The Final Year (documenting members of Barack Obama's administration, including ...

Doc NYC 2017: Six Must-See Selections

Doc NYC, the largest documentary featival in the Us, returns for its 8th edition, running from November 9-16, and screening at IFC Center, Sva Theatre, and Cinepolis Chelsea. This year's slate ...

“A Horror Film in Slow Motion”: Greg Barker on His Doc NYC Opener The Final Year

Opening this edition’s Doc NYC on November 9th is Greg Barker’s The Final Year, a truly up-close-and-personal, behind-the-scenes look at the Obama administration and its foreign policy team during its ...

Trump-Era Cinema: The Uncomfortable Necessity of Reliving the 2016 Election

The 2016 presidential election was a surreal period, with a November 8 outcome that unfolded with the intensity of a horror movie — you know, the kind where the monster that supposedly died a few ...

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