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  • Rob Hill is working on "Replan It" a documentary series that will shed light on real-world issues happening around the globe.
    Interview with documentary filmmaker Rob Hill
    Movies are one of the main sources of entertainment for people all around the world and there are many small and independent film companies that aim to produce quality work and serve as a means of help boost the careers of aspiring screenwriters,...
  • 9-Man documentary chronicles history of streetball
    CAAMFEST REVIEW: '9-Man'
    Ursula Liang's sports documentary "9-Man" gives viewers an inside look at the gritty street-ball game known as 9-Man that originated in Chinatowns across America in the 1930s.Liang spent over five-years working on the film, which...
  • Documentary to be made about 'Scary Stories' children books
    Documentary to be made about 'Scary Stories' children books
    In 1981, the first “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” book was published by author Alvin Schwartz and his (deeply disturbed) illustrator, Stephen Gammell. The so-called children’s book was filled with freaky urban legends and...
  • Haing S. Ngor
    CAAMFEST REVIEW: 'The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor'
    Filmmaker Arthur Dong's new documentary “The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor” captures Ngor's tragic life story as a Cambodian genocide survivor and Oscar winning actor using Ngor's own words taken from his...
  • Ethan Hawke’s ‘Seymour: An Introduction’ is a film to live by
    Ethan Hawke’s ‘Seymour: An Introduction’ is a film to live by
    “I was in a moment in my life when I needed to meet someone like Seymour,” said Ethan Hawke during an opening night IFC screening of his documentary ‘Seymour: An Introduction.’ Making an elegant appearance was also Seymour...
  • OFF THE MENU: Asian America
    'OFF THE MENU: Asian America" premieres at CAAMFEST
    From the Gulf Coast of Texas to the heartland of Wisconsin to New York’s Lower East Side and beyond, Grace Lee's documentary "OFF THE MENU: Asian America" delves into a wealth of stories, traditions, and unexpected characters...
  • World's Ugliest Woman Documentary
    'World's ugliest woman' documentary: See the inspiring story of Lizzie Valesquez
    A documentary on the "world's ugliest woman" is proving the adage true: A thing of beauty is a joy forever. The inspiring documentary, featuring 26-year old Lizzie Velasquez, dubbed our "world’s ugliest" in a bullying...
  • Activist Lizzie Velasquez
    World's ugliest woman documentary inspires millions [+VIDEO]
    Lizzie Velasquez, who is also known as the "world's ugliest woman," has just released a documentary that closely examines the inspirational journey of her fight against bullying. The "world's ugliest woman documentary"...
  • Forbidden City, USA
    Remastered 'Forbidden City, USA' premieres at CAAMFEST
    The remastered digital release of Arthur Dong’s landmark documentary on Chinatown nightclubs, "Forbidden City, USA" will hold a “world premiere” screening at this year's CAAMFEST on March 14.A new digitally...
  • Top Spin
    Table Tennis documentary 'Top Spin' screens at CAAMFEST
    Mina T. Son andSara Newens documentary "Top Spin" will screen at this year's CAAMFEST at the New People Cinema in San Francisco on March 14 and the New Parkway Theater on March 22 in Oakland.The film documents the lives of three...
  • The Holders: A documentary by Carla Forte
    The Holders: The fate of urban animals: An interview with Director Carla Forte
    Carla Forte, as her name says, is a force of nature. And none of those two words are used here loosely since she is very pro-nature and passionate about her beliefs and supports. Just a look at her facial expression and you might think it can only...
  • James "The Amazing" Randi
    The story of James 'The Amazing' Randi comes to life in documentary
    For years, James “The Amazing” Randi was a fixture on TV, frequently appearing on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” and other talk shows. Now, his amazing life is the subject of a fascinating new documentary called ...
  • Lourdes Colon
    Craving life: actress Lourdes Colon
    Lourdes Colon is an actress like many others in her profession...at least on the surface. Auditions, television and film work are what is expected in Los Angeles and Hollywood. What wasn't expected was cancer. And it was this unexpected life...
  • Poster for the documentary 'The Wrecking Crew'
    Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi discuss 'The Wrecking Crew'
    The Wrecking Crew joins the company of great documentaries like Standing in the Shadows of Motown and 20 Feet from Stardom as it puts the spotlight on a group of musicians who have been in the background for far too long. The title refers to a...
  • Freida Pinto
    Freida Pinto delivers powerful speech at 'India's Daughter' premiere
    Actress and model Freida Pinto put women's rights front and center in her support of Leslee Udwin's documentary "India's Daughter," which had its U.S. premiere on March 9 in New York. Pinto is the film's associate...