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Thanks to my friend, Dor Dotson, we have a great documentary to spotlight. The documentary follows comedian, Julia Scotti. Decades ago, Julia Scotti performed as Rick Scotti, and appeared on bills with Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock. Now, the trans comedian returns to the stage as “the crazy old lady

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Sonita is a powerful new documentary that premiered at Sundance earlier this year and just screened at the Dallas International Film Festival.  The film tells the story of Sonita Alizadeh, a 15 year old Afghan refugee living in Iran.  The film follows her journey as she pursues her dream to

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Imagine you’re a mother of four with one on the way.  You and your husband have also committed to adopting a four year old boy with special needs.  Out of the blue one day he becomes incredibly ill.  You try to get him to the hospital, but ultimately he doesn’t

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I walked in to the film, The Sandwich Nazi expecting to be entertained by what was presented as an outgoing Lebonese sandwich shop owner who would regale us with tales of his former life as a male escort.  What I came away from was something much more personal and human.

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A winning documentary on the heyday of Soviet ice hockey finds ways to confound the conventional Cold War narrative.

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In the realm of TV, the head writer/creator is known as the showrunner, and these are the people that Des Doyle explores in his first documentary effort, Showrunners: A Documentary Film.

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TV creator Dan Harmon convenes with fans and confronts his fears on a cross-country podcast tour in the affecting showbiz documentary HARMONTOWN.

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Meet The Patels is a charming film that gives viewers unfiltered access to this world of modern Indian dating and Ravi’s personal journey.

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The maker of WINTER’S BONE returns to the Ozarks to chronicle the life of a man with many types of kin in the documentary STRAY DOG.

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When is a “gang assault” not really a gang assault? The new documentary Out in the Night follows the New Jersey 4 – a group of 4 women who were charged with gang assault, assault, attempted murder, and more because of a small scuffle one night in Manhattan. A fight that lasted

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The immigration debate opens the door to one man’s fascinating, heart-wrenching, impeccably American story in DOCUMENTED.

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The norm for a large population in America today is living pay check to pay check.  Everyday goods are increasing in price, wages are stagnant and people can’t seem to get ahead on their personnel debt.  With all the advancements in technology people are still falling behind financially beneath a

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Inequality for All, an Inconvenient Truth-style documentary, focuses on Reich’s seemingly tireless efforts to spur his listeners to activism.

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Living with an aspiring musical theater actress for six years gave me a basic understanding of Steven Sondheim and his incredible music. And if you don’t know the name Sondheim, you do definitely know his music. He’s worked on some of the biggest and most critically acclaimed musical productions on

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There are plenty of touchy subjects in this country, among them is the death penalty in our prison system. The idea of the death penalty the debate around it focus around the prisoner, and the act of execution, and whether eye for an eye is a system that yields true

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By Paul Smith Dr. Jennifer Conrad is a veterinarian who spent years working with exotic animals, mostly big cats, in sanctuaries and the entertainment industry. Her eyes were opened to the horrific side effects of the practice of declawing cats, a cruel and unnecessary procedure which often leaves the animals

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