Everyone knows who Burt Reynolds is, but does anyone know anything about Hal Needham? A documentary about the stuntman-director’s friendship with Reynolds screened at South By Southwest, and Reynolds attended. Here’s what he had to say about it.
Two of this year’s Oscar-nominated directors enter the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center to dish on their powerful docs.
WASHINGTON — Do you ever wish you could talk to your younger self? Or, for that matter, your older self? One man has managed to pull it off, on film at least. In 1977, Peter…
WASHINGTON — He was arguably the greatest American actor of all time. Now, we can explore Marlon Brando in his own words in the fascintating new documentary “Listen to Me Marlon” (4 stars), which opens…
WASHINGTON — You’ve heard Amy Winehouse tracks on the radio. You’ve seen drug cartels on TV shows like “Breaking Bad.” And you’ve read newspaper reports of Batkid out in San Francisco. Now, it’s time to explore all three subjects through…
WASHINGTON — It’s that time again — time to heed that annual call to take off your escapist hats of fiction entertainment and instead turn cinema’s lens on pressing realities. The nation’s hottest documentary film festival, AFI DOCS, returns…
WASHINGTON — The road to peace may be paved by the Dalai Lama. But who knew the road to the Dalai Lama included John Wayne, Johnny Cash and Harrison Ford? The three cultural icons influenced…
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley and WTOP Sports Director Dave Johnson chat with former D.C. United coach Thomas Rongen, whose experience coaching American Samoa is the subject of the new documentary \”Next Goal Wins.\”
Newcomers to D.C. might think Madam\’s Organ is nothing more than an Adams Morgan watering hole frequented by lovers of blues and jazz.
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmakers Sean Fine
and Andrea Nix Fine are back with a new documentary about a rare disease and its
impact on 17-year-old Sam Berns and his family.
Right now, 77 million girls can only dream of going to school, but tradition and oppression block their way.
That\’s why the documentary \”Girl Rising\” played in theaters all over the country on Oct. 10.
A new documentary explores the mysterious show at Wheaton Youth Center in 1969, on the day of Richard Nixon\’s inauguration.
In December of 2009, Emmy award-winning producer, writer and
documentary filmmaker Lori Butterfield read a story in the Washington Post about a
39-year-old Woodbridge wife and mother who went missing after a minor accident that happened before a major snowstorm.
A new PBS documentary examining possible warning signs for school shootings has used two Northern Virginia schools for part of the setting.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley holds a Q&A with one of the producers of the Oscar-winning football documentary \”Undefeated.\”