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‘My Love, Don’t Cross That River’ Showcases Love, Loss, and Nothing In-between

Mo-young Jin's debut documentary fails to develop its characters or story, and only scratches the surface of the universal emotions with which is grapples.

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‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ Captures the Remaining Days of This Wonderful Artist

Barbara Kopple’s documentary accomplishes a great deal in shining a light on such a dynamic figure at such a difficult time.

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James Baldwin’s Resounding Words in ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

As James Baldwin reminds us, "History is not the past, it is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history."

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‘The Eagle Huntress’ Flies in the Face of Adversity

One of the most spectacularly cinematic sports on earth is highlighted in this real-life story of a girl who fought back gender oppression.

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‘Before the Flood’ Offers Knowledge About and Hope for Stopping Climate Change

A film about deadly environmental practices changing our world may also be changing television distribution practices.

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There’s This Little Bar Down in New Orleans… Interview With Chris Hannah

Bartender Chris Hannah is an old soul who's perfectly suited for Arnaud's French 75.

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‘Harmonies From Heaven’ Gives a Breakneck View of the Everly Brothers

A little too fast at times for the viewer to fully absorb, this BBC4 doc nevertheless reminds us of the power the Everlys wielded in their heyday.

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‘13th’ Is a Powerful Entreaty for Americans to Get to Work on Fighting Racism

"We have more African Americans under criminal supervision than all the slaves back in the 1850s."

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‘Kevin Hart: What Now?’ More Scattershot Comedy, That’s What

Far from wearing out his welcome, Hart the comedian must battle Hart the superstar for some of his stage time -- and he doesn't always succeed.

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Great Performances: ‘Hamilton’s America’

Marketing meets documentary in Hamilton's America, which makes it no less interesting and worth watching.

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What Happened, Miss Simone? Captures Its Subject in Stained Glass

This award-winning documentary raises the bar for how Simone is represented in popular culture and history books. It's now on DVD with a 15-song bonus CD.

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New York Film Festival 2016: ‘Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened’ + Aquarius’

A bittersweet documentary looks back at the Stephen Sondheim masterpiece that almost was, and Sonia Braga slaps old age (plus racism, classism, and Brazilian corruption) right in the face.

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The Personal Accounts of The Beach Boys Make This Documentary Worthwhile

Classic Albums: Pet Sounds expands the mythos of one musician to an entire group, and in doing so, allows us to see the project in a different, equally compelling light.

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Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words

A portrait of a woman who succeeded in the film industry despite playing by her own rules.

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Abandoned: Season 1, Episode 1 - “Ghost Mall”

McCrank's a likable host, but the first episode focused too much on him and not enough on the episode's subject.

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Artful Conversation in ‘The Return of Rubén Blades’

Like the man himself, The Return of Rubén Blades is proof that art is important, but only a part of living a rich, thoughtful life.

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Tower Records in a Nutshell: ‘All Things Must Pass’

A nostalgic and warm look at a defunct record chain that brings the real substance and heart of the rise and fall.

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‘Night and Fog’ Continues to Haunt

Alain Resnais' documentary remains a landmark depiction of the Holocaust, having lost none of its power six decades on.

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ZZK Records - ‘The Nu LatAm Sound’ (documentary) (premiere)

We’re pleased to be able to premiere a mini-documentary on the sound of contemporary Latin American music.

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‘George Crumb: Voice of the Whale’—A Whale of a Tale It’s Not

If George Crumb’s music sometimes skirts the borders of kitsch, it certainly doesn’t need the help of this insipid film.

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