Doc Memo: 10th Anniversary of 'An Inconvenient Truth', Banned Doc Wins Big
POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.
March (of the Docs) Madness 2015
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!
What Are Your Top Weather Documentaries?
With Hurricane Sandy keeping people in the Northeast shuttered in, Tom Roston contemplates his top list of weather-related documentaries.
Four Independent-Minded Docs for Independence Day
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?
Sundance 2012: Those Lusterless Celebrity Documentaries
With Sundance kicking off this Thursday, guest blogger Edward J. Delaney sounds off on his wariness of documentaries made by celebrities who seem to jump into the genre out of nowhere.
5 Things to Consider Before You See '50 Documentaries To See Before You Die'
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!
Doc Soup: Top 10 Doc Films with a Social Agenda
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: […]
Doc Soup: Changing the World Through Docs
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? Jehane […]