Documentaries

In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo, Joe Van Cleave, who runs a popular YouTube channel on restoring typewriters, speaks about one of his vintage typewriters at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The vintage typewriter is making a comeback with a new generation of fans gravitating to machines that once gathered dust. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
June 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and...
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In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo, Joe Van Cleave, who runs a popular YouTube channel on restoring typewriters, speaks about one of his vintage typewriters at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The vintage typewriter is making a comeback with a new generation of fans gravitating to machines that once gathered dust. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
June 14, 2017 - 3:07 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A new documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and...
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This combination photo shows actress-director Lea Thompson, left, during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 19, 2014 in Park City, Utah and her daughter, actress Zoey Deutch during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 20, 2017, in Park City, Utah. Thompson will make her directorial debut with, “The Year of Spectacular Men,” in which she directs herself and her real-life daughters Zoey Deutch and Madelyn Deutch. The film will be featured at the LA Film Festival running through June 22. (Photos by Victoria Will, left, and Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 11:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Hollywood continues to be a place of inequality for non-white male directors, the LA Film Festival is making a name for itself by being exactly the opposite. The Festival, which kicks off Wednesday night in Culver City, has made norm-busting strides in programming films and...
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June 13, 2017 - 9:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Hollywood continues to be a place of inequality for non-white male directors, the LA Film Festival is making a name for itself by being exactly the opposite. The Festival, which kicks off Wednesday night in Culver City, has made norm-busting strides in programming films and...
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This combination photo shows director Ron Howard at the Kaleidoscope 5: LIGHT event in Culver City, Calif., on May 6, 2017, left, and opera singer Luciano Pavarotti. Howard's production company announced Thursday, June 1, 2017, that the Oscar-winning director's next project would be a documentary on famed Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti. (AP Photo/File)
June 01, 2017 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following his successful Beatles documentary, Ron Howard is sticking with music. The Oscar-winner is directing a documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor who rose to superstar status. Howard's Imagine Entertainment and White Horse Pictures announced the untitled...
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This image released by True Studio Media shows Leon Vitali, an actor turned assistant for film director Stanley Kubrick, in a scene from the film, "Filmworker." (True Studio Media via AP
May 23, 2017 - 2:28 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — No place on Earth is more devoted to the "auteur" filmmaker than the Cannes Film Festival. Directors are hailed with minutes-long standing ovations, while movie stars parade a gauntlet of flashbulbs on the red carpet. But as much as attention is lavished on the so-called "...
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Mel Brooks attends the LA Premiere of "If You're Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mel Brooks made it clear that he was not paid to appear at the premiere of the new HBO documentary "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast." "They never pay, they never pay," he joked. "How funny I was tonight and I don't get a penny." Brooks stole the show from...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 8:14 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, will participate in a documentary about her. Pulse Films announced the film at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, shortly before Manning was to be released from Fort...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump, left, at the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017 and filmmaker Michael Moore at the 20th Annual Webby Awards in New York on May 16, 2016. Moore has been secretly making a Trump documentary that he has dubbed “Fahrenheit 11/9,” titling it after the day Trump became president-elect. Harvey and Bob Weinstein announced Tuesday, May 16, 2017, that they have secured worldwide rights to the film. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, left, and Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 6:29 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Moore is making a documentary about Republican President Donald Trump and says the president should be worried. Producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein announced Tuesday that they have secured worldwide rights to the film, which Moore had dubbed "Fahrenheit 11/9." The name...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump, left, at the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017 and filmmaker Michael Moore at the 20th Annual Webby Awards in New York on May 16, 2016. Moore has been secretly making a Trump documentary that he has dubbed “Fahrenheit 11/9,” titling it after the day Trump became president-elect. Harvey and Bob Weinstein announced Tuesday, May 16, 2017, that they have secured worldwide rights to the film. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, left, and Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 5:51 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Moore is making a documentary about Donald Trump, and he says the president should be worried. Producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein announced Tuesday that they have secured worldwide rights to the film, which Moore had dubbed "Fahrenheit 11/9." The name is taken from the...
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