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Lance Armstrong (credit: Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rough Road To ‘Armstrong Lie’

When Alex Gibney set out to make a movie about cyclist Lance Armstrong’s 2009 Tour de France comeback, the documentarian admits he bought into the hype

11/07/2013

A teenager looks down at her cell phone to read a text message as she drives. (credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

It Can Wait: Documentary Discourages Texting And Driving

Texting while driving is a serious public safety concern. And now, a famous filmmaker is weighing in with a compelling and gritty documentary.

08/13/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Documentary To Look At Hillary Clinton

CNN Films said that it plans a feature-length film on the former first lady and secretary of state to premiere next year. It will look at Hillary Clinton’s professional and personal lives.

07/30/2013

From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy are on display at Dallas City Hall. (credit: CBS 11 News)

History Channel Documentary Casting & Shooting In Dallas

As the nation prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, The History Channel is preparing to shoot a documentary about that dark day.

05/29/2013

Nupur Lala, 14, celebrates after winning the 72nd annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC, 03 June, 1999. Lala spelled L-O-G-O-R-R-H-E-A, which means incoherent wordiness, to win the contest. (credit: Mario Tama/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Spellbound’ Star Reflects On A Spelling Bee Life & Texas Future

For the millions who watched the National Spelling Bee back in 1999, her face is frozen in time. She’ll always be the 14-year-old girl, with the glasses and dark shoulder-length hair, her arms raised while leaping for joy. But that was a half-life ago for Nupur Lala.

But that was a half-life ago for Nupur Lala.

05/27/2013

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Anti-Obama Film Highlights Weak Box Office

Holdover movies easily topped the weekend box office again, led by “The Expendables 2″ for the second-straight weekend. But it was overshadowed by documentary “2016: Obama’s America.”

08/27/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘2016: Obama’s America’ Movie Is Disturbingly Necessary

If you know you’re not going to blindly support the “left” in this coming election, see the movie ‘2016: Obama’s America’. But, fair warning, it’s disturbing – and quite frightening – to say the least.

08/17/2012

Theatre

48-Hour Film Project Premieres Tonight At Texas Theatre

The teams involved in the competition have exactly 48 hours to write, cast, direct, produce, edit and deliver a 4-7 minute long film.

06/20/2012

Former U.S. President George Bush attends an event on October 31, 2009. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Bush Documentary Premieres On Maine Coast

HBO’s new documentary on President George H.W. Bush is having its premiere on the Maine coast, which plays a prominent role in the life of the nation’s 41st president.

06/12/2012

Former U.S. President George Bush attends an event on October 31, 2009. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

HBO Documentarians Look For Bush The Man

Documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Roth set out to make “41” a personal story about former President George H.W. Bush, not a political tale. The film debuts on HBO this Thursday.

06/11/2012

Musician Paul Simon (L) and director Joe Berlinger attend the "Under African Skies" Official Cast After-Party at The Bing Bar on January 22, 2012 in Park City, Utah.  (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Bing)

Julie Fisk Reviews “Under African Skies”

This is a documentary about the making of Paul Simon’s “Graceland” in 1986. It was groundbreaking and hugely successful but it apparently landed Paul Simon in hot water.

04/20/2012

(L-R) "America's Parking Lot" director Johnny Mars, Elf, Cowboy's Fan/Tailgater 'Tiger', Cowboy's Fan/Tailgater 'Cy', and Desmond Purnell in the 105.3 The Fan studio - Dallas, Texas (Photo by: R. White, CBSDFW.COM)

Previewing “America’s Parking Lot”

Take a front row seat as two die-hard fans of ‘America’s Team’ and leaders of the legendary ‘Gate 6′ tailgate party spend their last season with the Dallas Cowboys at historic Texas Stadium.

04/16/2012

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