Doc Soup Man talks with Sundance Institute’s documentary program director, Tabitha Jackson, who says she wants make sure “that the doors are opened more widely” for artistic expression in documentary filmmaking.Continue reading this entry »
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Virunga, one of Doc Soup Man’s rave docs of the year, will be available on Netflix beginning November 7, 2014. What does this mean for the film, and for Netflix’s position in the doc world?Continue reading this entry »
“I actually followed my own advice and didn’t cut for a deadline.” – Strong Island filmmaker Yance FordContinue reading this entry »
Many of the big docs (“big” defined as docs with box-office potential, early award buzz or strong pedigree) come out in summer. Of the top 20 box office-earning documentaries of all time, eight were released in the summer.Continue reading this entry »
Doc Soup Man Tom Roston says this summer’s series could become “a significant venue for the documentary filmmakers of tomorrow and the documentary pros and fans of today.”Continue reading this entry »
When I Walk, a documentary about filmmaker Jason DaSilva’s struggle with multiple sclerosis, falls into a powerfully intimate category of documentary in which the director tells the story of his or her own affliction.Continue reading this entry »
Tom Roston suggests some soccer docs to supplement a World Cup soccer diet.Continue reading this entry »