Three of the shortlisted films, including Lucy Walker's "The Lion's Mouth Opens," deal with terminal diseases
Amy Berg's film will join 150 others, including works from Laura Poitras, Steve James, Wim Wenders and Rory Kennedy
Rangers face industry, poaching, corruption and war
A year after revamping the feature-documentary rules to bring in more voters, the Academy's Documentary Branch changes more rules and plans for a larger branch
The new schedule confused things, the Best Director nominations shocked people, and the movie that was in trouble in January came roaring back in February
At TheWrap screening series, the producer of "The Invisible War" explains how the film is shedding light on the epidemic of sexual assault in the...
At the finale of TheWrap's awards screening series, the "Plague" filmmaker told of whittling through hundreds of hours of ACT UP footage to preserve a...
Directed by first-time feature filmmaker Zachary Heinzerling, the film won the U.S. Documentary Directing Award
Low-budget film about Israeli-Palestinian conflict wins big prize at New York awards show for nonfiction filmmaking; "Detropia," "The Imposter" and "Bully" also honored
"Searching for Sugar Man" is named the year's top doc at the International Documentary Association's IDA Awards
"Hoop Dreams" director Steve James' movie about sports-related brain injuries competes for an Oscar as the National Football League comes under increasing fire on the...
Rock doc "Searching for Sugar Man" and mistaken-identity tale "The Imposter" lead all films with five nominations for Cinema Eye Honors
After years of tweaking and changing the Oscar documentary rules, Michael Moore says he's going to propose ending the special treatment
Brad Pitt makes a surprise appearance at a screening of the documentary "The House I Live In" and slams U.S. drug policy
Half of the films on the Oscar short-doc shortlist come from directors who've previously won or been nominated for Academy Awards
An engaging documentary about an American basketball player in Iran, "The Iran Job" finds a new way to explore cultural differences and explode stereotypes
A change in the Oscar documentary process could help unconventional films like "Samsara" and "Searching for Sugar Man" -- but maybe not "2016 Obama's America"
Affleck's "Argo" remained the festival's most popular triumph, but by Labor Day's end, newbie documentarian Sarah Polley had claimed the late-buzz trophy
Telluride tributee Cotillard brought the Cannes entry "Rust & Bone" to America, while Ken Burns and Errol Morris gave the fest some documentary star power
Women represented 39 percent of documentary directors at film festivals, but only 18 percent of the directors of narrative features
Documentary about bipolar disorder is one of five films, most focused on women, that conclude DocuWeeks' L.A. showcase
Second week of L.A. DocuWeeks program includes three documentaries that re-enact events, including 9/11 and a concentration-camp concert
Oscar-qualifying showcase DocuWeeks, which could have been lost to new Academy rules, launches with a screening of Rory Kennedy's HBO documentary "Ethel"
Additions to Toronto Film Festival lineup also include projects from Martin McDonagh, Julien Temple and Rob Zombie, plus revivals of Hitchcock and Pixar
"You've Been Trumped" says Donald Trump ran roughshod over Scottish environment to build a golf course; IMDb users say the movie is better than "Lawrence...
Alison Klayman, the first-time director of the documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," wants her film to be seen in China by any means necessary
Writers Guild of America East reaches first-ever agreements for writer-producers at reality and documentary producers Lion Television and Octomen Productions in New York
But Chinese government warns the subject of "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" that he may face additional charges
Mayan documentary with extraterrestrial theme is in chaos
IDA's annual showcase receives a promise that the L.A. Times will review all its films, satisfying tightened Academy regulations