Documentaries

This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." Nominees for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP)
January 24, 2017 - 3:53 pm
History, both recent and ancient, was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait "Moonlight," resoundingly toppled two...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, photo provided by Netflix, Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, center discusses her new Netflix documentary, `13th,’ with Oprah Winfrey, left, and political commentator Van Jones in Los Angeles. The documentary examines the prison industrial complex and the disproportionately high number of black men in jail. (Eric Charbonneau/Netflix via AP)
January 16, 2017 - 11:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ava DuVernay doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump's election. Her feelings are still too raw. But because Oprah Winfrey asked about it, the filmmaker opened up: Trump "represents violence," DuVernay said, and she doesn't have much empathy for those who supported him. She made...
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Ken Burns, from left, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Lynn Novick speak at PBS' "The Vietnam War" panel at the 2017 Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 15, 2017 - 3:38 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Ken Burns and Trent Reznor would seem two unlikely collaborators, but both describe their recent work on the upcoming PBS documentary on the Vietnam War as among the most satisfying of their careers. Reznor, the Nine Inch Nails singer and Academy Award-winning film score...
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January 15, 2017 - 6:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump proved you could ride reality TV fame to the White House. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner proved that having a film crew around can just compound the embarrassment of a political freefall. Now, a young Republican is following in their footsteps by allowing a documentary...
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January 09, 2017 - 6:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buddy Bregman, an accomplished arranger, producer and filmmaker whose credits ranged from albums by Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby to directing dozens of television movies and documentaries, has died. Bregman died Sunday in Los Angeles at age 86. His daughter, actress Tracey...
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January 09, 2017 - 5:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — George Clooney didn't vote for Donald Trump and doesn't think he's the right choice to run the United States. But he hopes Trump succeeds in office. "We have to hope that he can do a decent job, because when the president of the United States fails, really terrible things happen,"...
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FILE- In a March 7, 2011 photo, Kelly Flaherty Clark, right, director of animal training at SeaWorld Orlando, works with killer whale Tilikum during a training session at the theme park's Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010, has died. According to SeaWorld, the whale died Friday, Dec. 30. 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
January 06, 2017 - 3:29 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum the orca has died after more than two decades at SeaWorld Orlando, where he gained notoriety for killing a trainer in 2010 and was later profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity. He will not be replaced. He...
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FILE- In a March 7, 2011 photo, Kelly Flaherty Clark, right, director of animal training at SeaWorld Orlando, works with killer whale Tilikum during a training session at the theme park's Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010, has died. According to SeaWorld, the whale died Friday, Dec. 30. 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
January 06, 2017 - 1:30 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum the orca has died after more than two decades at SeaWorld Orlando, where he gained notoriety for killing a trainer in 2010 and was later profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity. Sea World officials said...
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FILE- In this March 7, 2011 file photo orca whale Tilikum, right, watches as SeaWorld Orlando trainers take a break during a training session at the theme park's Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010, has died. According to SeaWorld, the whale died Friday, Dec. 30. 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
January 06, 2017 - 11:29 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010 and was profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity at SeaWorld parks, has died. Sea World officials said Friday that Tilikum died but did not give a...
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January 05, 2017 - 3:57 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Queen Silvia says one of the Swedish royal family's palaces is haunted but there is nothing to be afraid of. The queen says phantoms at their private Drottningholm Palace are "pretty friendly" in a documentary about to be aired Thursday on public television channel SVT. Silvia says...
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