A who's who of documentary filmmakers made the trek to the Camden International Film Festival, now a key stop on the documentary circuit.
The director began working on the docuseries while making 'Small Axe'
Four documentaries that were previously eligible for Oscars, including '76 Days,' just won Emmys after previously qualifying for the Oscars
New 9/11 documentaries include one directed by Spike Lee and another focusing on Jon Stewart's work on behalf of first responders
Streaming further propelled Hollywood's documentary business, but some veterans believe the the field is becoming too corporate
A new documentary film about Buffy Sainte-Marie, the first and only Indigenous person to win an Academy Award, has begun production and will be helmed by director Madison Thomas. Titled…
It’s official: Another installment of “Tiger King,” the docuseries that captivated millions of Netflix users in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, is coming. Netflix revealed on…
‘Nuclear Family’ Review: An Indie Director Explodes Public Opinion of Her Family From the Inside-Out
The controversy has blown over by now (or has it?), but back when “Toy Story 4” came out, a certain contingent of the moviegoing public went nuclear when they discovered that Pixar had included…
Exactly one week ahead of her next conservatorship hearing, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming Britney Spears documentary, which will launch the day before the pop star heads…
Documentary studio XTR is in production on “Lakota Nation vs. the United States,” the first film to chronicle the Lakota Indians’ fight to reclaim control of the Black Hills. Oglala Sioux Jesse…
International documentary film festival IDFA has revealed the first films selected for its 34th edition, which runs Nov. 17-28 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. These are the program curated by…
Syrian Director Diana El Jeiroudi on How Personal and Practical Considerations Shaped Venice Doc ‘Republic of Silence’
Syrian director and producer Diana El Jeiroudi spent 12 years making “Republic of Silence,” her decidedly non-conventional documentary, perhaps better described as a personal video diary, depicting…
Immediately following premieres of their latest documentaries at major awards-circuit festivals, veteran filmmakers Liz Garbus, Robert Greene and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi headed to a small, remote
Since the launch of its streaming service Disney Plus, Disney has been pulling back the curtain to reveal how the magic is actually made on the studio lot. Giving fans unprecedented access into some
To help documentary lovers navigate this crowded sector, Variety has assembled a calendar of TV and film documentary premiere dates that will be updated regularly.
Here are some of the best politically relevant documentaries to help make sure you're up to speed on the historical background of some of the most important issues.
Documentaries ranging from 'The Thin Blue Line' to 'Paradise Lost' have captivated audiences and sometimes corrected wrongful incarceration.
Here are more documentaries and docuseries featuring quirky characters and mysterious crimes to watch after "Tiger King."