Tag: Documentary

In Conversation: Bing Liu’s Skate Doc “Minding the Gap” Is About a Lot More Than Skating

The first-time filmmaker on becoming a documentarian-of-all-trades—and trying not to miss anything.

Stop Breaking Down: How the Jawbreaker Documentary Defied the Odds

“Don’t Break Down” looked like a movie that might never see the light of day. And then the Jawbreaker reunion happened.

WATCH: Questlove Talks Forks vs. The Force in a Clip from “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall”

The upcoming documentary from Spike Lee focuses on Jackson’s transition from boy wonder to The King of Pop.

Quentin Tarantino Will Be the Subject of An Upcoming Career-Spanning Documentary

Still waiting for confirmation that this will be released in 70mm.

WATCH: Battles Bring You into the Studio with a New Documentary

The New York post-rock trio’s new album La Di Da Di is out this fall

The Cheap Thrills of Frank Zappa’s Life to Be Covered in an Upcoming Documentary by Alex Winter

As in, Bill of “Bill and Ted”—that Alex Winter.

WATCH: Sigur Ros’ Georg Holm and Orri Páll Dýrason to Release “Circe”

Album scores the BBC’s circus doc “The Show of Shows”

WATCH: Comedian Tig Notaro Returns From Cancer in Trailer for “Tig”

“Hello, I have cancer, how are you?”

WATCH: The First Trailer For Nina Simone Documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Will Give You Chills

“My mother was Nina Simone 24/7, and that’s where it became a problem.”

WATCH: Remember Why “SNL” Is Important in “Live From New York!” Trailer

“We don’t go on because we’re ready, we go on because it’s 11:30.”

WATCH: The First Trailer For Cobain Documentary “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”

The authorized documentary about the Nirvana frontman will air on HBO on May 4

Thirty-Three Years in the Making, An Officially Licensed Kurt Vonnegut Documentary Is Just a Kickstarter Away

“A sum of money is a leading character in this tale about people, just as a sum of honey might properly be a leading character in a tale about bees.”

Monsters and Myths: “20,000 Days on Earth”

An examination and extension of the fact and fiction of Nick Cave’s life and work.

Start Spreadin’ the News: Banksy Does New York

An interview with director Chris Moukarbel (who isn’t Banksy, OK?!?)

Rip It Up and Start Again: “Life After Death From Above 1979”

The DFA 1979 documentary shows the highs and lows of the duo’s rocky relationship and recent resurrection.

WATCH: Life Through The Lens of Sebastião Salgado in Trailer for “The Salt of the Earth”

For career photographers like Sebastião Salgado, being able to blend in is a prerequisite of the job. Somewhat ironically, however, excelling at this skill can create…

WATCH: Trailer for “808,” Documentary About the Legendary Drum Machine

Back in the early ’80s, the introduction of the Roland TR-808 drum machine changed the game forever. Atlantic Films and You Know Films have teamed…

WATCH: Here’s A Trailer For “21 Years,” A Documentary About Richard Linklater

More than 23 years after starring in the opening scene of his indie-classic Slacker, Richard Linklater is back in front of the camera once again….

WATCH: Martin Scorsese’s “New York Review Of Books” Documentary Now Has A Trailer

The legendary director portrays the history and cultural impact of the New York Review of Books over the last fifty years.

WATCH: “No No: A Dockumentary,” an Account of the Incredible, Electric Life of Pitcher Dock Ellis

Dock Ellis remains one of the most fascinating figures in baseball’s history. Outspoken and undeniably talented, Ellis commanded audiences both on and off the field…

WATCH: Peek Into the “David Bowie Is” Exhibit Through Its Upcoming Documentary

David Bowie’s career is marked by iconic music, memorable visuals, and unique costumes that are so quintessentially…Bowie. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London created…


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