- Is Seeing Believing? The New Documentaries Challenging Reality
There's more than meets the eye in these new nonfiction films.
- How to Program the Largest Documentary Festival in North America
For Hot Docs Director of Programming Shane Smith, putting together an engaging, diverse film festival is no easy task, and he wouldn't want it any other way.
- Tribeca 2016: A Virtual Reality Odyssey
How nonfiction filmmakers work with virtual reality.
- The Real Subjects, Real People, Real Experiences at Full Frame 2016
Doc Soup Man's biggest takeaway from Full Frame? Documentary honesty.
- The Urgent, Enriching, and Harrowing Documentaries at Full Frame
The documentaries you'll regret missing at Full Frame 2016.
- New Documentary Chooses Anecdotal Evidence Over Scientific Credibility
Doc Soup Man reports from the New York City premiere of Andrew Wakefield's 'Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe.'
- Why We Hold Film Festivals to High Ethical Standards
The Tribeca Film Festival extinguishes the fire it lit with controversial documentary Vaxxed.
- The Ridiculously Diverse Selection of Top Notch Material at SXSW 2016
From web series to documentaries, see what impressed Tom Roston at SXSW 2016.
- Top 10 Documentaries to Watch at SXSW 2016
The 10 documentaries Doc Soup's Tom Roston is looking forward to at SXSW 2016.
- Reel Talk: The Panels to Look Out For at SXSW
A look into the cool panels at SXSW this year.
- New Pot Doc Finds Balance Between Politics and Play
Legalize this: Mitch Dickman's documentary follows The Denver Post after it appointed the first-ever marijuana editor.
- Joshua Oppenheimer and Adi Rukun Raise Awareness Amongst Silence
While on the Oscar campaign trail, Joshua Oppenheimer and Adi Rukun raise awareness against the silence on the 1960s Indonesian genocide.
- Michael Moore's Quest to Better America
Michael Moore's latest documentary asks: Can America look outside itself for better solutions?
- The Stunning Storytelling of Laura Poitras: Astro Noise
Why award-winning documentarian Laura Poitras' first solo museum exhibition at the Whitney Museum can't be missed.
- The Breakdown of Sundance Documentary Deals
What goes into a documentary distribution deal during a major film festival?
- Doc Soup's Most Anticipated Sundance Documentaries
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today and, as always, there’s an astounding slate of documentaries that will be premiering there. These are the docs that we’ll be hearing about all year: Weiner, about Anthony Weiner’s unsuccessful mayoral bid and sexting scandal implosion; Jim: The James Foley Story, about the American journalist who was beheaded […]
- What an Oscar Nomination Means to Joshua Oppenheimer
How Oscar recognition can aid a greater purpose.
- Doc Apocalypse? Michael Moore and Documentary Box Office Success
Tom Roston sits down with Michael Moore to talk Oscars and documentary box office success.