The five Oscar-nominated documentaries, and the eventual winner, are all available to stream or watch online. And they’re also a far more diverse group of nominees than the fictional Oscar categories.
Watch the two Oscar-winning documentaries on TV: Free Solo will be on National Geographic, and Period. End of Sentence. is on Netflix.
Missed last year’s best theatrical documentary on PBS and HBO this weekend? You can still stream or buy online.
A white woman who was caught on camera calling police about an 8-year-old black girl who was selling bottles of water is a cast member of an in-production documentary that’s following women who founded businesses related to marijuana.
The new documentary about Fred Rogers, star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, is in theatres today. It’s extraordinary. See it.
When you submit a profile photo on a dating site, who approves it? When you report an offensive image on social media, who decides whether or not it stays? Other people. But who are they? And what are they looking… continue reading
Watch the trailers for three new or upcoming documentaries, including one that makes stray cats stars, and another about a comedian converting to Judaism.
The nominees for the 89th Academy Awards were announced today, including those nominated for feature and short documentaries.
In Tickled, a new documentary that’s being compared to Catfish, investigating competitive tickling videos leads a journalist into a world of legal threats.
Learn more and watch the trailer.
Cartoonist Matthew Inman, aka The Oatmeal, describes the origins of The Blerch and talks about his life as a runner in this brief, 171-second documentary.
An interview with Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim, whose film about Malala Yousafzai is airing on National Geographic Channel.
Oscar-winning directors Davis Guggenheim and Alex Gibney, and Emmy-winning producer Kahane Cooperman, talk about sexism in documentary feature awards.
David and Jackie Siegel’s daughter Victoria, 18, died Saturday. The Orlando Sentinel reports that she “was found unresponsive by deputy sheriffs at the Siegels’ ‘Seagull Island’ mansion on Green Island Cove just after 2 p.m. Saturday,” and that the cause… continue reading
All-around awesome person George Takei has parodied The Bachelor, been fired on Celebrity Apprentice, and was part of a King of the Nerds challenge. Now he’s the star of a documentary about his present and past, from Japanese-American interned in the… continue reading
The thrilling documentary Queen of Versailles is becoming a reality series, as NBCUniversal has signed Jackie Siegel for a six-episode series that will film a presentation reel over Labor Day weekend, The Orlando Sentinel reports. At the same time, David… continue reading