Last week,I had the pleasure of checking out an early screening of the documentary “Gloria:In Her Own Words,”which airs tonight on HBO at 9 ET. Instead of being just a simple documentary chronicling the feminist movement,it’s a powerful and intimate portrait of Gloria Steinem,reflecting back on both her professional and [...]
Joan Rivers,the brash,witty and hysterical comedian is the focus of a behind-the-scenes documentary that has been receiving rave reviews on the festival circuit. “Joan Rivers:A Piece of Work“,which was directed Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg,delves into a year in the life of Rivers,where we get to see the [...]
There are various reasons why people become the subject matter of documentaries. For Michel Gondry,his aunt Suzette,with her colorful stories and years as a teacher were enough to spend 5 years with her as the center of his acclaimed documentary,THORN IN THE HEART,which will be released on April 2nd.
A few months back,Lindsay Lohan began working with a friend on a documentary exposing the corrupt human trafficking practices taking place in India. Lohan joined a doc crew in India and began discussing the practice with families affected by it for BBC Three. A trailer for the upcoming documentary was released [...]