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Beware the Slenderman - The Infamous Case Paying Tribute to the Popular Internet Legend
It was a local story that horrified the nation: two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into the Waukesha woods, where they proceeded to stab her 19 times in an effort to appease a faceless mythical entity known online as “Slenderman.”…
A Dangerous Son - Children Suffering From Emotional Disturbances
One in 10 American children suffers from a serious emotional disturbance and over 17 million have experienced a psychiatric disorder. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus, A DANGEROUS SON focuses primarily on three families in crisis, each struggling with a…
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind - The World’s Most Beloved and Inventive Actor/Comedian
A love letter to a unique and irrepressible comic talent, who left us far too soon, ROBIN WILLIAMS: COME INSIDE MY MIND takes viewers through the one-of-a-kind actor and comedian’s extraordinary life and career, revealing what drove him to give…
Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures - The Provocative Photographer Who Changed Contemporary Photography
In 1989, on the floor of Congress, Senator Jesse Helms implored America to “Look at the pictures,” while denouncing the controversial art of Robert Mapplethorpe, whose photographs pushed social boundaries with their frank depictions of nudity, sexuality and fetishism –…
The Final Year - Following President Obama's Foreign Policy Team During His Last Year in Office
Directed by award-winning filmmaker Greg Barker (HBO’s Manhunt ), this fascinating feature documentary offers viewers a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign-policy team during its last year in office. Featuring unprecedented “fly-on-the-wall” access inside the White House and…
King in the Wilderness - The Final Years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
From award-winning director/producer Peter Kunhardt, KING IN THE WILDERNESS follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the volatile last three years of his life, from the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 to his assassination in April 1968. Drawing on…
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds - Two Film Icons Share Memories of Their Lives in the Spotlight
This feature documentary takes a candid look at the interconnected lives of two movie icons, who sadly and unexpectedly died one day apart this past December: Star Wars actress/author Carrie Fisher and her mother, Singin’ in the Rain star Debbie…
Becoming Warren Buffett - The Remarkable Life and Career of Warren Buffett
With a net worth of over $60,000,000,000, Warren Buffett is truly a one-of-a-kind billionaire. Now 86 years old, the legendary investor still lives in a modest home in Omaha, and continues to drive himself to the office every morning to…
Abortion: Stories Women Tell - A Thought-Provoking Look at the Issue of Abortion Today
Though the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade protected a woman’s right to choose, abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in America today. In the last several years, many states have imposed restrictions on access…
Class Divide - Effects of Gentrification in West Chelsea, NYC
Acclaimed filmmaker Marc Levin explores the effects of hyper-gentrification and rising economic disparity in the NYC neighborhood of West Chelsea. On one side of the intersection of 10th Ave. and 26th St. sits Avenues: The World School, an elite, state-of-the…
Marathon: The Patriots' Day Bombing - The 2013 Boston Marathon Terrorist Bombing and Aftermath
Directed by the Emmy®-nominated team of Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg, and produced in association with The Boston Globe , this feature documentary revisits the April 15, 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon through the prism of individuals whose lives…
Baltimore Rising - The Struggles of Police and Activists Following the Death of Freddie Gray
In the wake of the 2015 death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, Baltimore was a city on the edge. Peaceful protests and destructive riots erupted in the immediate aftermath of Gray’s death, reflecting the deep divisions between authorities…
Everything is Copy - Nora Ephron: Scripted and Unscripted
EVERYTHING IS COPY profiles the life of Nora Ephron, the writer/director who was known for her acerbic wit and whose films include such cultural touchstones as Silkwood , When Harry Met Sally , and Sleepless in Seattle . Written and…
John McCain: For Whom The Bell Tolls - A Portrait of the Republican Senator and Presidential Candidate
Produced and directed by six-time Emmy® winner Peter Kunhardt, along with Emmy® winners George Kunhardt and Teddy Kunhardt, JOHN MCCAIN: FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS is a biographical profile of one of the most influential forces in modern American politics, Arizona…
Traffic Stop - The Unlawful Arrest of Breaion King
From the two-time Peabody Award-winning team of director Kate Davis and producer David Heilbroner ( The Newburgh Sting , Stonewall Uprising ), this haunting and compelling Academy Award®-nominated documentary short tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American schoolteacher…
Thought Crimes - The Case of the Cannibal Cop
In 2012, Gilberto Valle, a 28-year-old NYC police officer, was labeled "The Cannibal Cop" in the tabloid media after he was charged with conspiracy to kidnap, cook and eat a number of female victims, whose information he had gathered through…
Gloria: In Her Own Words - Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem
Produced by Emmy®-winning documentary filmmaker Peter Kunhardt and HBO’s own Sheila Nevins, GLORIA: IN HER OWN WORDS combines recent interviews that showcase Steinem’s sharp sense of humor and compassion with archival footage and photographs from the 1950s to today. What…
Living with Lincoln - A Family Preserving Abraham Lincoln's Legacy
This feature documentary chronicles how five generations of one American family have shared the “glorious burden” of collecting, preserving and documenting a treasure trove of photographs, rare books and artifacts relating to Abraham Lincoln. In the years following the Civil…
Rock and a Hard Place - A Boot Camp Program Granting Incarcerated Young Men a Second Chance
An unprecedented and enlightening look inside a youth-prison boot camp, ROCK AND A HARD PLACE focuses on the lives of a diverse group of incarcerated young people in Florida, each of whom are granted a second chance: the opportunity to…
Meth Storm - Meth Addiction in Rural Arkansas
With unparalleled access on both sides of the issue, this 90-minute HBO Documentary Film is at once a cautionary tale of meth addiction in rural America, and a high-stakes drama told from inside the war on drugs. In Arkansas, 90%…