Documentaries

Guillermo del Toro poses in the press room with a plaque honoring his nomination for outstanding directorial achievement in a feature film for "The Shape of Water" at the 70th annual Directors Guild of America Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 04, 2018 - 10:38 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The fantasy romance "The Shape of Water" added another key prize in its awards season run with Guillermo del Toro's win at the Directors Guild Awards Saturday. "The Shape of Water," about a mute woman who falls in love with an underwater creature, has emerged as the...
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January 28, 2018 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viola Davis switches from drama to deadly reality in TV One's documentary series "Two Sides." Davis narrated and produced the series that examines African-American deaths involving law enforcement. As the title indicates, Davis said the series pays heed to what both officers and...
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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Daniela Vega in a scene from, "A Fantastic Woman." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best foreign picture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 5:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in Tuesday's nominations, but this year's Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary "Strong Island" and a trans man, became the first transgender...
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January 23, 2018 - 12:28 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The maker of the documentary "Last Men in Aleppo" has made Oscars history for his war-torn country, Syria. The 90-minute documentary is the first Syrian film to be nominated for an Academy Award. Firas Fayyad, the Syrian director and writer of the film who is also from Aleppo, called...
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January 17, 2018 - 9:52 am
MIAMI (AP) — A jury has begun to deliberate in an auto fraud case against a pilot who once flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era. Jurors began discussing the fate Wednesday morning of 72-year-old Mickey Munday, who has become well known through his open...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, halfpipe skier Torin Yater-Wallace poses for a portrait at the U.S. team media summit in Park City, Utah. In spite of many obstacles in his life, Yater-Wallace is on the precipice of making another U.S. Olympic team. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
January 12, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: his family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe. His journey there has been much more complicated. The family has been through so much over the years — from dad serving time...
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January 12, 2018 - 7:24 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II reveals the secrets of giving a speech while wearing a weighty crown, in unusually candid comments that are part of a new documentary on her coronation and the symbolism of the crown jewels. Among the revelations of the program airing on the BBC on Sunday is that...
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January 11, 2018 - 8:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German TV station has apologized after revising the age of a Syrian refugee featured in a documentary about a teenage romance. Children's channel Kika came under fire this week for initially claiming the protagonist's age was 17, then changing it to 19. The move has fuelled public...
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FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2017, file photo, actress Rose McGowan speaks at the inaugural Women's Convention in Detroit. Actress and activist McGowan will be the subject of a new documentary TV series. E! said Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2017, it will air the first part of “Citizen Rose” on Jan. 30, which coincides with the release of her memoir, “Brave.” (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
January 02, 2018 - 12:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and activist Rose McGowan will be the subject of a new documentary TV series. E! said Tuesday it will air the first part of "Citizen Rose" on Jan. 30, which coincides with the release of her memoir, "Brave." Four more episodes will air in the spring. McGowan helped open a...
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In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 photo, presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives at the National Auditorium in Mexico City. Lopez Obrador, making his third bid for Mexico's presidency. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
December 23, 2017 - 4:31 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's leftist presidential front-runner is combative and unbending, and his personality-based campaign proclaiming honesty and fiery nationalism could set up a unique and combustible relationship with his northern counterpart should he win. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has long...
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