- With Video Everywhere, a Wealth of Stories Emerge for Documentarians
The incredible, often disturbing, sometimes uplifting seed ideas for documentaries.
- Hot Docs 2017: Stellar Film Pitches, Riveting Screenings and Discovering Filmmakers
You can never see it all at Hot Docs, but at least you can figure out as soon as you can.
- Early Highlights from Hot Docs 2017: 'City of Ghosts,' 'Pre-Crime'
Every year, Toronto dedicates itself to documentaries for a week with Hot Docs.
- Virtual Reality at Tribeca 2017: An Experience in Progress
The tech phenomenon remains uncharted ground for nonfiction filmmakers.
- An Insider's Look at the Documentaries of Tribeca 2017
Tribeca's Director of Programming Cara Cusumano gives an inside look at festival's 2017 slate.
- Telling the Story of Mental Illness in 'God Knows Where I Am'
How Linda Bishop's story speaks to state of mental illness in the U.S.
- Filmmaker Dawn Porter Is No Longer Worried About Alienating an Audience
Why Dawn Porter doesn't believe the documentary community is guilty of identity politics.
- Who Watches Documentaries? Who Doesn't? Festival Directors Evaluate Their Audience in the Trump Era
Within the issues, festival directors see an opportunity.
- With Graphic Imagery, 'Cries From Syria' Calls on Audiences to See Conflict's Harsh Reality
Director Evgeny Afineevsky aims to make audiences think, re-evaluate, and learn.
- The Artful, Intelligent and Unconventional Approach That Sets MoMA's Doc Fortnight Apart
Taking place at the Museum of Modern Art, Doc Fortnight spotlights the artful aspects of nonfiction filmmaking.
- Short in Length, Big on Vision: Inside the 5 Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts
Why the Oscar-nominated documentary shorts are worth the download or trip to the theater.
- 2017 Academy Awards: The A-List Contenders for Best Feature Documentary and Best Documentary Short Subject
The stellar documentary competition for the 89th Academy Awards.
- Fact or Fiction: 'FRAUD' Challenges What Constitutes a Documentary
A new film by Dean Fleischer-Camp controversially tests the boundaries of documentary.
- The Documentaries to Watch at Sundance, Slamdance or in Theaters in 2017
What does 2017 have in store for us? Doc Soup Man highlights his picks.
- Doc Soup's Top Ten Documentaries of 2016
Doc Soup Man shares his official top ten documentaries of 2016. What's on your list?
- A TV Film or a Film on TV: 'O.J. Simpson: Made in America' Puts the Divide in Doubt
Is categorizing a documentary a meaningless endeavor in the first place?
- New Anthology Showcases a New York City Not Traditionally Seen on Film
'True New York' reveals vivid, nuanced stories that are so much a part of the fabric of New York City and yet so underappreciated.
- 'Bully' Director Lee Hirsch on How Filmmakers Could Respond to a President Trump
A textbook grade-school bully now wields the power of the most powerful bully pulpit. If you are also trying to put the pieces back together post-election, I think a good place to start is with Lee Hirsch, director of Bully.