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25 Mar 2009 // 3:33 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. - China, which has previously shut down video traffic on YouTube’s network without explanation, did so again Tuesday, according to Google. “

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16 Mar 2009 // 3:45 AM

Death on a Factory Farm

In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.

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8 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

Guerrilla Patton

Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.

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8 Dec 2008 // 4:02 AM

In Prison My Whole Life

In Prison My Whole Life works through the contexts and details of Mumia Abu Jamal's experience, connecting it to other moments in recent American history.

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‘Trouble the Water’ directors found an ideal subject for their Katrina documentary

Originally, Brooklyn-based filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin thought they’d make a post-Katrina documentary about Louisiana National Guardsmen struggling to provide disaster relief. “After

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BEIJING—The venues were great, the competition was exciting and no major international incident stained the Olympic Games that concluded here Sunday. Yet was that

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BEIJING - Seven years ago, when Beijing was awarded the 2008 Olympic Games, China set out to sow gold, following the old proverb that says, “To

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BEIJING - There’s a famous Chinese saying, first spoken by the old revolutionary Deng Xiaoping, that people here repeat all the time. It goes

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18 Aug 2008 // 4:18 AM

Time to clear the air: That’s not smog hovering over Beijing, swallowing entire office buildings like a mighty python. It’s just “a funny

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15 Aug 2008 // 7:05 AM

This country is crazy about table tennis

BEIJING—Historians have long marveled that the relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic China really began to defrost because of table

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BEIJING—A week into the Summer Games, athletes brim with praise for the Olympics venues, rain has mercifully cleared the skies of smog and China

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13 Aug 2008 // 4:51 AM

BEIJING - Police in Beijing dragged away and roughed up a British television journalist Wednesday as he observed a group of foreigners holding a demonstration

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8 Aug 2008 // 3:27 AM

NBC’s sports biggies held a satellite news conference from Beijing with TV critics last month, and Bob Costas talked about the complicated anticipation for

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Visiting Beijing last year, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps likened it to “a big American city” with 7-Elevens, Subway sandwiches,

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POV: Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music

With his life and career in one of their several turnarounds, Cash is here an ideal documentary subject, self-aware, passionate, and glad to take the crew along on a tour of places and people that matter to him,

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29 Jul 2008 // 3:00 AM

POV: Campaign (Senkyo)

Kazuhiro Soda's excellent Campaign (Senkyo) is an "observational documentary," quiet and acute.

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27 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Sa Dingding: Alive

Alive is exploratory yet ultimately gentle. It's more daring than most of China's mainstream croon-pop, but similarly unwilling to strike out at its audience.

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9 Jul 2008 // 2:00 AM

Full Battle Rattle

In Full Battle Rattle, the Iraq Simulation and the war are both real and not real, confusing, painful, and horrific, for the refugees working as role players.

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19 Jun 2008 // 2:53 AM

Meet the people behind Abu Ghraib photos

NEW YORK - The old saying claims a picture is worth a thousand words. But in his new documentary “Standard Operating Procedure,” Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol

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Ten years in the making, documentary sings Celia Cruz’s praises

MIAMI - Ten years ago, two young documentarians from Miami nestled a letter to Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa, into a round, disc-shaped film canister,

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