Post Tagged with: "HBO Documentary Films"

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“Stolen Daughters” Producers Karen Edwards and Sasha Achilli Highlight the Importance of the Chibok Girls and More [Exclusive]

Michelle Obama and other celebrities held up signs that read #BringBackOurGirls and set off a social media firestorm. For a long time Western media wasn’t reporting on the atrocities that Boko Haram were perpetrating on their own people. When the kidnapping of the Chibok girls came to the attention of […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / Previews

HBO Documentary Preview: (This Is) Jane Fonda In Five Acts

I had no idea Jane Fonda was this interesting, but I’ll have to blame that on my lack of imagination and knowledge of the facts of her life. Of course, I knew she was an actress. And I knew she was an activist. But what this documentary does so well […]

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VIDEO of the Day: HBO Documentary Films Previews ‘Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?’

Back in late 2015 there were six candidates vying to be on the democratic ticket for President. Do you remember all of their names? One was Larry Lessig, who you probably don’t know because he didn’t meet the minimum 1% polling threshold to get on the debate stage. But the […]

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A Girl in the River: Oscar-Winning Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Shines a Light on Honor Killings [Exclusive]

In Pakistan, more than 1,000 women perceived as having compromised the “honor” of their families are reported to be killed each year. Families are often pressured to forgive and absolve the aggressors, which allows them to return to the community. In A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, […]

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Director Brian Oakes Celebrates the Life of Jim Foley in His New HBO Documentary [Exclusive]

So many people know the name James Foley. But Jim, as he was known to family and friends, wouldn’t have been happy to be the story. His life was always about telling the stories he discovered and reported on from the front lines, but his public execution left behind a […]

Bolshoi Babylon [Preview]
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Bolshoi Babylon [Preview]

What seemed to start out as a shocking tragedy — the artistic director of the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Filin, was attacked with acid — soon exposed the scandals and infighting plaguing the iconic institution. Male soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko was arrested and charged with the crime, much to the surprise of the […]

HBO Documentary Preview: “Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014”
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HBO Documentary Preview: “Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014”

The gun debate in America gets ever more divisive, even though lot of people seem to recognize the need for gun control. Is there any way to get all these guns off the street and out of the hands of criminals and ordinary citizens alike? As the death toll rises […]

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief [Preview]
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Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief [Preview]

This documentary will scare you; if it doesn’t, you aren’t paying attention. The power of belief can lead to all kinds of actions and outcomes — some good, some bad. We’ve personally always thought of Scientology as a cult. We get that what draws people into this world is the […]

HBO Documentary Preview: Citizenfour
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HBO Documentary Preview: Citizenfour

Oscar winning documentary Citizenfour is a real-life international thriller that unfolds by the minute. With unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s remarkable encounters with Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel room as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and […]

Night Will Fall: Producer Sally Angel Discusses the HBO Holocaust Documentary [Exclusive]
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Night Will Fall: Producer Sally Angel Discusses the HBO Holocaust Documentary [Exclusive]

If you’re like me, you had no idea that when the British, Soviet and American troops liberated Nazi concentration camps in 1945, army and newsreel cameramen recorded the terrible discoveries they made. This footage was used by Sidney Bernstein of the British government’s Ministry of Information and his team, including supervising […]