Frank Miller Documentary ‘American Genius’ Reveals Trailer, Sets One-Night Theatrical Showing

by Borys Kit The longtime coming documentary Frank Miller: American Genius is getting a one-night-only theatrical showing, announced the film’s distributor Picturehouse, which also unveiled the trailer for the feature. Set to screen simultaneously in Cinemark theaters nationwide Monday, June 10, the event will feature a live introduction with Miller, moderated by actress Rosario Dawson, and all […]

Va-Va-Voom: Picturehouse’s Docu ‘Carol Doda Topless At The Condor’ Sets Live Burlesque Pre-Shows During Pic’s Opening Weekend

By Anthony D’Alessandro EXCLUSIVE: Picturehouse is spicing up the opening weekend of their documentary Carol Doda Topless at the Condor on March 22-24 with a live revue of top burlesque dancers before the movie screens. Carol Doda Topless at the Condor documents the life, history and impact of the legendary topless dancer who ignited the 1960s sexual revolution. The “Doda-esque Burlesque” […]

Picturehouse Sets Spring Release For Documentary ‘Carol Doda Topless At The Condor’

By Anthony D’Alessandro   EXCLUSIVE: Picturehouse will release the documentary, Carol Doda Topless at the Condor, exclusively in theaters on March 22 in New York and San Francisco, followed by a March 29 debut in LA, with a further breakout to 40-plus markets. The doc, from San Francisco filmmakers Marlo McKenzie and Jonathan Parker, premiered at the 2023 Telluride […]

Industry execs offer insight on the film industry, future of Sundance

By Rick Brough,  David D’Arcy Industry executives John Sloss, Bob Berney, and Richard Lorber discuss the state of the film industry and how it has changed with regards to buying and selling at festivals. They also talk about the films they are most excited about for this year’s Sundance, then give their thoughts on the future […]

NatGeo’s ‘The Territory’, About Indigenous Brazilian Group’s Daring Fight To Protect Their Land, Wins Emmy For Exceptional Merit

By Matthew Carey The makers of National Geographic’s The Territory are celebrating their win at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking, one of the most prestigious awards in nonfiction. The prize, voted on by a special jury, was shared by director-producer Alex Pritz, producers Darren Aronofsky, Sigrid Dyekjær, Will N. Miller, Gabriel Uchida, and Lizzie Gillett, and […]

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DROPS ‘RETROGRADE’ TRAILER, ANNOUNCES “UNPRECEDENTED” RELEASE PLAN FOR MATTHEW HEINEMAN’S AFGHANISTAN WITHDRAWAL DOCUMENTARY

National Geographic Drops ‘Retrograde’ Trailer, Announces “Unprecedented” Release Plan For Matthew Heineman’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Documentary By Matthew CareyNovember 7, 2022 EXCLUSIVE: We have your first look at Matthew Heineman’s gripping new film Retrograde from National Geographic Documentary Films, a visceral, ground-level immersion into the last nine months of America’s long war in Afghanistan. In addition to releasing the trailer […]

‘THE TERRITORY’ REVIEW: SAVING THE AMAZON, ONE CAMERA AT A TIME

‘The Territory’ Review: Saving The Amazon, One Camera At A Time By Claire ShafferAugust 18, 2022 “Save the rainforest” has been a constant refrain among environmentalist groups for the past half-century, but no recent film captures the immediacy of the threat better than “The Territory,” Alex Pritz’s documentary feature debut, which had its premiere earlier this […]

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