NYFF57 review: ‘College Behind Bars’ makes the case for education for all, coming to PBS in November.

COLLEGE BEHIND BARS Lynn Novick 2019 USA 222 minutes World Premiere   COLLEGE BEHIND BARS, a four-part documentary series directed by Emmy and Peabody Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick (co-director of THE VIETNAM WAR), which world premieres at New York Film Festival later this month. This film, premiering on PBS in November, marks Novick’s solo directorial debut and is executive produced by her longtime Read More →

Watch Now: Special conversation with Oscar-nominated director, Steve James about ‘Abacus: Small Enough to Jail’

Last year, Liz reviewed this last much-needed documentary last November for DOC NYC. Available now on Amazon Prime. In any case, you can view a conversation with the director at 12:30 pm at https://www.westdoconline.com/steve-james-episode-6-live. NOMINEE – STEVE JAMES, OUTSTANDING DIRECTING DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS WINNER – BEST POLITICAL DOCUMENTARY CRITICS’ CHOICE DOCUMENTARY AWARDS THREE NOMINATIONS CRITICS’ CHOICE DOCUMENTARY AWARDS NOMINEE – BEST DOCUMENTARY NATIONAL BOARD OF Read More →

Trailer & TEDtalk: ‘THE UNCONDEMNED’ is a riveting documentary about an underdog group of lawyers and activists who defied the odds to do what had never been done: prosecute rape as an international war crime

Presents In Theaters Starting Friday October 21st A film by Michele Mitchell and Nick Louvel Featuring Original Music by Aloe Blacc and Maya Jupiter Watch their Live performance of ‘Smile’ at Global Citizen Michele Mitchell is a longtime investigative reporter, journalist and author who has covered politics and social issues for outlets such as PBS and CNN Headline News. A leading expert on the topic of rape Read More →