Legends, stirring storylines and passionate fans are a few of the commonalities between college basketball and documentary filmmaking. 32 documentary symbols go head to head in our March Madness tournament. Vote now!Continue reading this entry »
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With Hurricane Sandy keeping people in the Northeast shuttered in, Tom Roston contemplates his top list of weather-related documentaries.Continue reading this entry »
What’s more patriotic than waving a flag and drinking a Bud? How about baring witness to the struggles of Americans that have made this nation great?Continue reading this entry »
Independent journalist Tom Roston rates Current TV’s new documentary series, hosted by Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me). Warning: This post contains minor series spoilers!Continue reading this entry »
We’ve been talking a lot lately in the Doc Soup kitchen about really well made documentaries that actually effect change, so I’ve compiled a list of the Most Aesthetically Accomplished Documentary Films that Come with a Social Agenda. I’m not going to include war documentaries, although there happen to be several excellent ones (Operation Homecoming:Continue reading this entry »
Made any good docs lately? I just recently sat down with director Jehane Noujaim (Startup.com, Control Room), and she told me about an impressive project she’s working on. First, let me ask how many filmmakers under the age of 35 (Jehane is 33) have managed to knock out two great, successful, critically-praised, culturally-significant docs? JehaneContinue reading this entry »