Tribeca Opens With Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow Celebrating Clive Davis

Tribeca Opens With Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow Celebrating Clive Davis It has become a tradition of sorts for the Tribeca Film Festival to open with a documentary about a cherished New York institution, be it a person, event or thing. Last year it was “First Monday in ...

Tribeca 2017 Set to Open With ‘Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives’ Premiere Event at Radio City Music Hall

Tribeca 2017 Set to Open With ‘Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives’ Premiere Event at Radio City Music Hall This year’s Tribeca Film Festival has announced today that it will open its 16th edition with the world premiere of the feature-length documentary “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives” at Radio ...

Nas Pilot ‘Street Dreams’ in the Works at Bet

Nas Pilot ‘Street Dreams’ in the Works at Bet Rapper Nas is getting the biopic treatment in “Street Dreams,” a potential new drama series just ordered to pilot at Bet. “Street Dreams” will trace the rise of Nas as a young man growing up in 1990s ...

Submarine joins forces with NonStop

New York-based indie sales powerhouse Submarine is creating a new documentary centric label in Scandinavia with NonStop Entertainment. The new label, NonStop Submarine, was unveiled today at Idfa ...

A Conversation With Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Director, 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict'

Totally and tragically unconventional, Peggy Guggenheim moved through the cultural upheaval of the 20th century collecting not only not only art, but artists. Her sexual life was -- and still today is ...

Trailer watch: Winter On Fire – Ukraine's Fight for Freedom

Preview of a new Netflix documentary that looks at the progress of the recent civil rights movement in Ukraine. The documentary follows events in Ukraine as they unfolded over 93 days in 2013 and ...

In-Edit Mexico 2015 Interview: One9 And Erik Parker Talk Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Nas: Time Is Illmatic is not the average "making of" documentary since it explores the creation of "Illmatic" - a classic East Coast hip hop album - from a personal perspective, approaching rapper ...

Exclusive: Clip From Hip Hop Documentary 'Shake The Dust' Drops A Beat

Though a relatively young genre, it's arguable that hip hop has been one of the most wide-reaching forms of music in recent memory. The culture is a global phenomenon, giving voice not just to youth, ...

Tribeca All Access projects include Haifaa Al Mansour's 'Be Safe'

Maris Curran’s Five Nights in Maine, starring David Oyelowo, also among selection. Tribeca Film Institute (Tfi) has unveiled the 15 projects selected for the 12th annual Tribeca All Access (Taa) ...

'Dear White People,' 'Selma' lead 15th annual Black Reel Awards nominations

'Dear White People,' 'Selma' lead 15th annual Black Reel Awards nominations The Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (Faaaf) announced its nominees for the 15th Annual Black Reel Awards Wednesday morning. Justin Simien's "Dear White People" and Ava ...

DVD Review: 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic'

★★★☆☆In the attempt to present a life on film, there will always be parts that are left out. The camera cannot capture every minute detail of a person’s life, and that’s an understanding audiences ...

Ebert, Snowden and Wim Wenders on High-Profile Documentary Shortlist

The Academy has announced the 15-wide documentary shortlist and apart from one title, it's is a very high-profile group of names. At least they are if you follow the world of documentary. I had ...

Cph:dox smashes attendance record

Cph:dox has broken its own audience record for the 12th consecutive year. This year’s tally was 83,900 visitors, up 20% from 70,100 last year. Of those, 3,586 were online views. There were 1,356 ...

134 Semi-Finalists for Best Documentary Feature

Whoopsy. I forgot to share this list... Herewith the films that could be up for Best Documentary Feature this year. We'll get a finalist of 15 at some point next month followed by 5 nominees in ...

134 Documentaries Compete For Oscar

One hundred thirty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 87th Academy Awards. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced in December. The ...

AMPAS receives 134 doc submissions

AMPAS receives 134 doc submissions Citizenfour, Life Itself, Red Army, Warsaw Uprising among long-list contenters for the 87th Academy Awards. The Salt Of The Earth, Happy Valley, Jodorowsky’s Dune, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, Food ...

Oscars: 134 Pics Vie For Best Feature Documentary

Oscars: 134 Pics Vie For Best Feature Documentary The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its list of 134 film vying for the Best Feature Documentary Oscar at the 87th Annual Academy Awards in February. A number of the nonfic ...

More than 100 Documentary Features Up for the 87th Academy Awards

One hundred thirty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 87th Academy Awards®. Several of the films have not yet had their required Los ...

Nas Returns to Stage and Screen for 20th Anniversary of Rap Classic ‘Illmatic’

Nas Returns to Stage and Screen for 20th Anniversary of Rap Classic ‘Illmatic’ The rapper is touring with a documentary about the making of his famous debut. Twenty years after the release of Nas' classic debut, Illmatic -- widely considered one of the best and most influential ...

Stockholm to honour Uma Thurman

The festival’s 25th edition will feature a contribution from Ai Weiwei and competition titles including Whiplash, Nightcrawler and Foxcatcher. The Stockholm International Film Festival (Nov 5-16) is ...

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