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In 'Voyage,' the History of Life on A Very Big Screen

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Oct 7
Terrence Malick's "Voyage of Time" finally lands in IMAX theaters. They will find a film of vast majesty that welcomes all comers with open arms.

DuVernay Turns Her Lens on Mass Incarceration in 'The 13th'

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Oct 7
Ava DuVernay's documentary "The 13th," on mass incarceration and its deep, historical roots in America, has been welling up in her a long time.

Youth Film Highlights Homelessness

MOVIES | By Lainey Millen | Aug 21
Sherry Kelley, a film producer from California, had the opportunity to speak to the television and video production class at Methodist University about her documentary project, "A Place Called Home."

Epic Clash Over Amazon Is A Gripping Real-Life Drama

MOVIES | By Frank Bajak | Aug 17
The Peruvian documentary "When Two Worlds Collide" tells with gripping immediacy the real-life Shakespearean tragedy of the Baguazo, a story that isn't over yet.

HBO Doc 'Suited' Shows Trans/genderqueer Dressing For Success

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 31
HBO's fascinating, sometimes touching new documentary "Suited" dispels numerous myths about transgender people - the film might even open a few doors for this newly emerging community.

Trans and Pregnant: 'A Womb of Their Own' Offers Insight

MOVIES | By Sari Staver | Jul 22
How do people react when they meet someone with a full beard, large breasts, and a pregnant belly? High school teacher Rae Goodman answers this and other questions in the new documentary "A Womb of Their Own."

Life, Liberty, and the Fur-Suit of Happiness

MOVIES | By Andy Smith | Jun 26
What's really underneath that cuddly exterior? This documentary intends to find out.

Movie About Market Basket Walkout to Premiere April 14

MOVIES | Apr 1
"We the People: The Market Basket Effect" will be shown in select Boston area theaters April 14. The distributor, FilmBuff, says it will also be released on-demand.

Pakistani Oscar-Nominated Film Tackles 'Honor' Killings

MOVIES | By Kathy Gannon | Feb 13
When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. They said she had shamed her family when she married the boy of her choice.

Broderick Fox Turns His Lens to 'Zen and the Art of Dying'

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 18
Openly gay documentary filmmaker Broderick Fox contemplates what he terms 'Body Media' in his films. His latest looks at the final taboo -- that of death and dying, and how that inevitable process can be dignified and even joyous.

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