Chasing Trane Film

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On November 17, respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, will be released by UMe on DVD and Blu-ray with exclusive bonus features. On the same date, Verve/UMe will release the film’s vital audio companion — Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary Original Soundtrack— on CD, 180-gram 2-LP vinyl, and digital audio. Set [...]

Nostaligia in China

The filming crew of China Central Television's documentary Remember the Nostalgia/(PRNewsFoto/Jiangxi Wuyuan Tourism Co., Ltd.)

Upcoming documentary to Remember the Nostalgia in Wuyuan’s Jiangwan Town in China The filming crew of China Central Television‘s (CCTV) ongoing national documentary project “Remember the Nostalgia” traveled to Wuyuan County, China on November 8 to film for the show’s upcoming third season. Wuyuan County, located on the northeastern corner of Jiangxi Province, is known for its one-of-a-kind mountain [...]

50 States of RAPE

Director, producer & writer Kyle Karges. (Photo Credit: Nick Abadilla Photography) (PRNewsFoto/Kyle Karges)

“50 States of RAPE”: a Brutally Honest Documentary New Mexico filmmaker Kyle Karges holds nothing back in a film about ‘America’s dirtiest secret’ Filmmaker Kyle Karges of Las Cruces, N.M., is on a mission: create awareness about the prevalence and seriousness of rape in America. His upcoming documentary is called 50 States of RAPE and [...]

MICHAEL JACKSON DOC

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NEW MICHAEL JACKSON DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES Five years after his death, Michael Jackson continues to make headlines with posthumous album debuts and a 3D version of the Thriller music documentary in the works for a 2015 release.  Michael Jackson fans everywhere can also look forward to a new music documentary from MarVista Digital Entertainment (MVDE)—Michael Jackson: The Journey—which will be available on January [...]

KATIE COURIC IS FED UP

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FILM REVIEW: FED UP Katie Couric Documentary Tackles Obesity Epidemic By Teryl Warren One of the most important films in recent memory hit theaters on May 9 and Wiles was in attendance for its star-studded Los Angeles premiere the night before.  Hollywood heavyweights like Larry David, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Martin Short and Christine Lahti filed into [...]

Filmmaker Spotlight: Kiki Melendez

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For as long as she can remember, actress/comedienne/producer Kiki Melendez has loved to entertain.  Born in the Dominican Republic, her decades-long career – in film and television, modeling and stand-up comedy – has literally taken her from one coast of the United States to the other.  The result is a career that has produced the [...]

The Brothers Warner

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The Family Business By Teryl Warren A review of the documentary film The Brothers Warner Warner Brothers.  It’s a brand name that is synonymous with the motion picture industry; and its mere mention evokes images of swash-buckling heroes, beautiful leading ladies and glamour beyond most people’s wildest dreams.  And while most of us have grown [...]