As streaming services pour billions of dollars into original content to satisfy their subscribers' insatiable lust for new movies and shows, documentaries -- like nearly every genre -- have flourished. Rarely hits at the box office, nonfiction narratives are particularly well-suited to on-demand viewing, offering those who spend hours binge-watching lighter fare the rare opportunity to feel like they're learning something as they sit on the couch. We're not going to focus on them, because that would be a dumb list!
But what happened after the credits rolled? And what did the fates have in store for these memorable characters once the cameras packed up and left? Turning no leaf unturned to track them down and burning the midnight phonebill to speak to them, Empire found out.
Hulu has released what's coming to the platform for the month of September, and it features originals, "Untouchable," a documentary about Harvey Weinstein, and "Wu-Tang: An American Saga," a fictionalized series about the beginning of the Wu-Tang Clan. Hulu has released what's coming to the streaming platform for the month of September, and it includes original features, as well as some light-hearted and killer films to get you through the month before Halloween. The streaming giant wants to spook you a little bit before October hits, and that message is clear with the addition of films like "Amityville Horror," "Pumpkinhead," "Evil Dead," and "Poltergeist II.
Director Nanette Burstein originally reviewed more than different schools in the pre-production process, and ten schools replied, agreeing to participate. After she interviewed incoming seniors at all 10, she chose Warsaw. Some film critics have accused the director, Nanette Burstein, of giving the documentary a sensationalized feel,  and others have gone so far as to claim that the film feels scripted and the very presence of the cameras take the reality out of the situation.
Stories From Around the World. Discover incredible stories from International Premiere Faire-Part More On the eve of postponed elections in the DRC, a team of Congolese and Belgian directors turn the lens on performance art as political protest, but the true subject is their efforts to interrogate the colonial history that divides them.
One of the most buzzed about films that's being called the best of Sundance is Nanette Burstein's documentary American Teen. The film is a documentary that follows four high school seniors for a year, and I've overheard someone refer to it as somewhat similar to MTV's "The Hills". While I haven't seen it yetI've heard nothing but great things.
David Ehrlich. There have been any number of films about the invention of self-identity — about how, as Kurt Vonnegut might put it, people are who they pretend to be. And yet, this is something we do to each other all the time in real life, often without malice. It begins with a terrible accident in the English countryside circaand the irresistible silver lining that a teenage boy saw wrapped around it.
Foto via Tamsin Lee. Imagine being 17 and getting a call from your favourite band in the world to invite you on tour. A bus arrives and you hop in for a hell of a trip, ditching your high school grad and prom because this is the dream.
The series is a unique and contemporary window into the realities of people and societies from many nations. DOC WORLD uncovers what matters most to people from other countries, the histories they remember, and what engages and concerns them most. These films explore social concerns, cultural touchstones, political hot topics, and environmental issues, revealing the commonalities and differences that peoples and cultures experience throughout the globe. Hosted by Andia Winslow.