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Official Trailer for 'Father Soldier Son' Doc Following a Military Family

"We're not sure his injuries were worth it all." Netflix has debuted the official trailer for a feature-length documentary film titled Father Soldier Son, made by NY Times reporters / filmmakers Catrin Einhorn and Leslye Davis. When Sgt. First Class Brian Eisch is critically wounded in Afghanistan, it sets him and his sons on a journey of love, loss, redemption and legacy. The project originally started following a battalion's yearlong deployment in Afghanistan, but it evolved into something...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Afghanistan, Netflix, Documentaries, Ny Times, To Watch, LESLYE DAVIS, Catrin Einhorn, Brian Eisch

First Trailer for All-Female Punk Band 'The Go-Go's' Music History Doc

"People would freak out when we played." Showtime has unveiled the first official trailer for another music history, rock doc titled The Go-Go's, a film entirely about the history of the all-women punk band The Go-Go's. It takes a look into the success of the Go-Go's. The Go-Go's were formed in Los Angeles in 1978, but they only hit it big in the 80s. Except for short periods when other musicians joined briefly, the band has had a relatively stable line-up consisting of Charlotte Caffey on l...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Los Angeles, Showtime, Documentaries, Belinda Carlisle, Jane Wiedlin, To Watch, Kathy Valentine, Club Zero, Charlotte Caffey, Gina Schock

New Trailer and Poster for Joe R. Lansdale Doc ALL THE HAIL THE POPCORN KING

New documentary profiles cult writer Joe R. Lansdale. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, Movies, Documentaries, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Joe R Lansdale Doc, Joe R Lansdale Read

Official Trailer for Netflix's Rubik's Cube Short Doc 'The Speed Cubers'

"Between two friends there can only be one champion." Netflix has debuted a trailer for a documentary film titled The Speed Cubers, marking the directorial debut of filmmaker Sue Kim. The 40-minute short doc is premiering directly on Netflix later in July. The film focuses on two competitors in the world of competitive speedcubing — solving Rubik's cubes and other puzzles as quickly as possible. The two top "speed cubers" are Feliks Zemdegs from Australia, who had reigned as king of the cube...
Tags: Movies, Australia, California, Trailer, Netflix, Documentaries, Short Film, Kim, Feliks Zemdegs, Rubik, To Watch, Max Park, Zemdegs

New Zealand Wine vs French Wine in 'A Seat at the Table' Doc Trailer

"Anything from the New World has to match up to the original classics." Samuel Goldwyn has released an official trailer for a wine documentary titled A Seat at the Table, which premiered at the New Zealand Film Festival last year and now arrives on VOD this July. "When Frenchman Daniel Le Brun moved to New Zealand in the 1970s, he decided the wine was 'nothing short of garbage'. Nearly 40 years later, Kiwi vino has gained respect and prestige around the globe; especially Marlborough's sauvig...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, France, New Zealand, Documentaries, Marlborough, New World, Samuel Goldwyn, Vod, To Watch, Daniel Le Brun

Trailer for ESPN's 'Born To Play' Doc About Women's Tackle Football

"Being on the field just makes me feel alive. I feel that's where I'm supposed to be." ESPN has unveiled the first trailer for a documentary film called Born to Play, which is initially premiering on TV airing on ESPN coming up this weekend. Directed by Viridiana Lieberman, the film is a love letter to the game, written by people who you never knew played. Until now. Born to Play highlights the badass athletes of the Boston Renegades women's tackle football team. "With heart, hustle, and hop...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Espn, To Watch, Viridiana Lieberman, Boston Renegades

Official Trailer for 'Boys State' Doc by Amanda McBaine & Jesse Moss

"Our masculinity shall not be infringed." A24 + Apple have unveiled an official trailer for the documentary film Boys State, which first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year where it won the top Grand Jury Prize in the Documentary Competition. The film also won the Lone Star Special Jury Award at the SXSW Film Festival. This modern horror film presents a vérité look at the political divide in America by focusing on the kids. From Sundance: "Boys State is a political comi...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Movies, Trailer, America, Documentaries, Jesse Moss, To Watch, Texas Boys State, Boys State, Amanda McBaine

Let's Drink! Full Trailer for 'Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets' Dive Bar Film

"What kind of a party is it, if an Australian guy doesn't take his pants off?" Utopia has released the full-length official trailer for a documentary film called Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, the latest feature from the Ross Brothers. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and stopped by the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year. The sort-of-faux documentary follows customers and staff at a dive bar in Las Vegas known as the "Roaring 20s" on their very last day in business. But it's no...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, New Orleans, Documentaries, Las Vegas, To Watch, Ross Brothers

Mike’s Strange Cinema Cavalcade - WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL

Documentary explores the work of the influential American film critic. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Documentaries, Dvd, Mike, Pauline Kael, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Mike Vaughn

Photographer Doc 'Elliott Erwitt: Silence Sounds Good' Official Trailer

"Success is freedom to do what you feel like doing at the moment." Cargo has debuted an official trailer for a photography documentary titled Elliott Erwitt: Silence Sounds Good, marking the directorial debut of filmmaker Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu. The 62-minute medium length film is a documentary about legendary Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt, who is now 91 years old and still shooting. "Charming and engaging, with a youthful curiosity well into his 80s, Elliott Erwitt has always let his p...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Cuba, Magnum, Elliott Erwitt, Elliott, To Watch, Doc Elliott Erwitt, Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu

Trailer for 'Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado' Doc

"Love is the essence of everything." Netflix has unveiled the official trailer for a documentary feature titled Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado, the latest project by doc filmmakers Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and it will be streaming on Netflix in July. Sundance explains: "Extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer, psychic, and gender nonconforming legend Walter Mercado charmed the world for over 30 years with...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Documentaries, Puerto Rico, Walter, To Watch, Walter Mercado, Mucho Mucho Amor, Cristina Costantini Kareem Tabsch, Oprah Liberace, Rogers Walter, Walter Mercado Doc

Official Trailer for 'Gamemaster' Doc About the Board Game Industry

"The worst thing you can do as a game designer is fall in love with one of your designs… which [does] not work." Gravitas Ventures has unveiled an official trailer for a documentary titled Gamemaster, marking the feature directorial debut of Charles Mruz. If you haven't noticed, the board game industry is rocking these days - not only with tons of new games and innovative ideas, but more and more people are playing more and more games. Gamemaster is a deep dive into the world of the thriving...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Gravitas Ventures, Elan Lee, To Watch, Klaus Teuber, Gamemaster, Catan Matt Leacock Pandemic

Official Trailer for 'Rebuilding Paradise' Doc Directed by Ron Howard

"The town of Paradise is basically ash." National Geographic has revealed an official trailer for a doc film titled Rebuilding Paradise, which first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It also recently played at AFI Docs, and it next screens at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Ron Howard directs this documentary about the community of Paradise, California, a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, which was devastated in a horrible fire that killed 85 people and destroyed 95%...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Oscar, Documentaries, National Geographic, Sierra Nevada, Ron Howard, Paradise, Paradise California, To Watch, AFI Docs

First Trailer for 'The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World' Doc

"They misread him. They misread everything that they were trying to do." As most people usually tend to do. 1091 Media has unveiled the official trailer for a documentary titled The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World, about the world famous black power salute at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. This seems to be a bit of an opportunistic release, considering the #BlackLivesMatter revolution happening now in the US, but it's also an incredible story to tell anyway. The Stand: How One Gesture S...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Mexico, US, World, Documentaries, Tommie Smith, John Carlos, To Watch, Peter Norman

First Trailer for Alex Winter's Doc 'Showbiz Kids' About Child Actors

"It's something that parents need to see." HBO has unveiled the first official trailer for a documentary film titled Showbiz Kids, which is premiering in July. Showbiz Kids is written & directed by former child actor Alex Winter (best known as "Bill S. Preston, Esq."), who relies on the perspectives of many of his peers to explore the complexities of growing up under the glare of Hollywood's spotlight, refusing to shy away from the more difficult truths about the industry. That is important....
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, Broadway, Documentaries, Alex Winter, To Watch, Bill S Preston Esq, Doc Showbiz Kids About Child Actors

'Ski Bum: The Warren Miller Story' Biopic Documentary Official Trailer

"I think it took a degree of stupidity to do that – it worked." Gravitas has debuted an official US trailer for a biopic documentary called Ski Bum: The Warren Miller Story, which originally premiered at last year's Slamdance Film Festival. As the title indicates, the film tells the story of legendary ski filmmaker Warren Miller, featuring his last interview before he passed away in 2018. For those who don't know, Miller used to make a new non-fiction film every single year that would play i...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Documentaries, Miller, Warren Miller, To Watch, Warren Miller Story

Official Trailer for 'Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible' Inspiring Short Doc

"You're fighting for your life." ESPN Films has debuted a trailer for a short documentary called Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible, which is premiering on the ESPN channel later this month (June 30th). The 30-minute short doc film most recently screened at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival earlier in the year. Blackfeet Boxing, co-directed by Kristen Lappas and Tom Rinaldi, follows a group of women practicing and training in self-defense at this gym as the epidemic of missing and murdered ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Short Film, Espn, ESPN Films, To Watch, Tom Rinaldi, Blackfeet Boxing, Kristen Lappas, AFI Docs Frank Kipp, Blackfeet Boxing Club

First Trailer for Blind Melon Autobiographical Doc Film 'All I Can Say'

"An astounding work… as honest as it is raw." Oscilloscope Labs has debuted the official trailer for a doc titled All I Can Say, which first premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last year. The autobiographical rock doc is a film about the band Blind Melon, made by and filmed by the members of the band (all four of them are credited as directors). An archive of '90s culture and a philosophical study of fame via the intimate video-diary of Shannon Hoon, the late lead singer of alt-rock band ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Tribeca Film Festival, To Watch, Shannon Hoon, Blind Melon Hoon

Official Trailer for 'The Fight' Documentary Follows 4 ACLU Lawyers

"All I've ever known how to do is fight, and so we just keep fighting. It's what we do." Magnolia Pictures has released the first official trailer for a documentary called The Fight, which originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year playing in competition - where it won the Special Jury Award for "Social Impact Filmmaking". It also won Best Documentary at the Miami Film Festival this year. The Fight is an inside look at the legal battles that lawyers for the American...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Aclu, Documentaries, Magnolia Pictures, Trump, Miami Film Festival, American Civil Liberties Union ACLU, To Watch

New Trailer and Poster for Disney+ Doc Series INTO THE UNKNOWN: MAKING FROZEN 2

First look at Disney+'s latest behind the scenes series. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Disney, Animation, Documentaries, Vod, New Releases, The Movie Waffler

Official Trailer for 'Ahead of the Curve' Doc About Curve Lesbian Mag

"As we became more visible, we also became a target." The first official trailer has just debuted for an indie documentary titled Ahead of the Curve, premiering at the Frameline Film Festival taking place online later this month. From its start in 1990, Curve magazine (their website) was a visionary and unapologetic celebration of lesbian life from cover to cover. Facing the magazine’s possible demise in 2019, director Jen Rainin and Curve founder Franco Stevens explore current questions of ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Curve, To Watch, Franco Stevens, Jen Rainin

'Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy' Documentary Trailer

"I think what he taught me: was how to, physically, be alive. Really alive." First Run Film has debuted an official trailer for a performing arts world documentary titled Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy, which marks the feature directorial debut of documentary filmmaker Rauzar Alexander. As the title of the doc indicates, the film is a loving portrait of and examination of the beloved Israeli-American drama teacher Moni Yakim, who was one of the original founders of Julliard's Dr...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Julliard, To Watch, Moni Yakim, Rauzar Alexander

Official Trailer for 'Kaye Ballard: The Show Goes On!' Documentary

"She's original, she's not like anybody else." Abramorama recently debuted the first official trailer for Kaye Ballard: The Show Goes On!, a documentary film about the famed actress Kaye Ballard. This originally premiered at the Palm Springs Film Festival last year, and debuts virtually next month. Their description explains: "This charming documentary showcases the career of musical-comedy sensation Kaye Ballard, whose ability to sing and tell jokes was ubiquitous in the late 20th century. ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Ballard, To Watch, Kaye Ballard, Ann Margret Michael Feinstein

Official Trailer for 'Athlete A' Doc About Gymnastics Abuse Controversy

"Our target was USA Gymnastics." Netflix has unveiled an official trailer for a damning new doc film titled Athlete A, looking into the frightening gymnastics controversy that was first reported in 2016. An article in the IndyStar reported on how USA Gymnastics protected abusive coaches for almost two decades, allowing them to thrive in the gymnastics world as abusers. Disgusting. The film follows the journalists as well as the attorneys out to finally take these people down and put them in ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Tribeca Film Festival, USA Gymnastics, To Watch, USA Gymnastics Netflix

'Creem: America's Only Rock 'N' Roll Magazine' Documentary Trailer

"It was a rock magazine with a capitol 'R.'" Greenwich Entertainment has unveiled the official trailer for a look-back documentary film titled Creem: America's Only Rock 'N' Roll Magazine, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival last year. The title is self-explanatory - this rock doc is about the music magazine known as Creem, exploring its "humble beginnings in post-riot Detroit, follows its upward trajectory from underground paper to national powerhouse - spotlighting iconic features, i...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, America, Documentaries, Detroit, Creem, Lester Bangs, To Watch, Barry Kramer, Rock N Roll Magazine, R Greenwich Entertainment

Official Trailer for 'David Foster: Off the Record' Music Documentary

"David knows exactly what he's looking for. That's his whole thing: he knows what he wants." Melbar Ent. has released a new official trailer for the documentary titled David Foster: Off the Record, a profile of the award-winning entertainment icon, musician, and composer / producer. Not to be confused with David Foster Wallace. This premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year, because the director is Canadian and because David Foster is Canadian as well. The documentary offers unprecede...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, David, Documentaries, Toronto Film Festival, David Foster Wallace, David Foster, To Watch, Melbar Ent

Official Trailer for 'Denise Ho: Becoming the Song' Documentary Film

"Every movement needs a voice." Kino Lorber has unveiled the first official trailer for a documentary film titled Denise Ho: Becoming the Song, which is premiering at the Frameline Film Festival this month. The film is a profile of the Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho, who achieved famed as a commercial Cantopop superstar. But when she joined HK's Umbrella Movement of 2014, supporting the students and protestors, she was arrested and then blacklisted by China. Under pressure, sponsors...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Movies, Trailer, Canada, Documentaries, Denise, Kino Lorber, Denise Ho, To Watch, HK s Umbrella Movement, China Under

Official Trailer for New Jodorowsky Doc 'Psychomagic: A Healing Art'

"If you suffer, here I am!" ABKCO Films has released an official US trailer for an indie documentary titled Psychomagic: A Healing Art, the first full docu feature made by the eccentric, iconic Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky. This hasn't played at any festivals, but will be out this summer already. The film his explores the director's therapeutic work of "Psychomagic" (aka "trauma therapy") using real life subjects in real world situations. Jodo explains and demonstrates Psychomagic...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Documentaries, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jodo, To Watch, ABKCO, Psychomagic

Festival Promo Trailer for Japanese Doc Film 'Me and the Cult Leader'

"Why does he still believe?" An official trailer has debuted out of the Sheffield Doc Fest taking place in the UK (online) this month for a film called Me and the Cult Leader, originally titled Aganai: The Cult Leader and Me. In 1995, Tokyo was attacked by a doomsday cult known as "Aum". They left packets of sarin gas on subway trains in the city. One of the people injured, Atsushi Sakahara, has decided to make a film about Aum and who they really are. Sakahara meets with and travels with Hi...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Tokyo, Sheffield Doc Fest, Shoko Asahara, AUM Shinrikyo, Araki, To Watch, Atsushi Sakahara, Sakahara, Hiroshi Araki

Official Trailer for 'Picture of His Life' Doc About a Nature Photographer

"He's married… to the ocean." Hey Jude Productions has debuted an official trailer for the photography doc titled Picture of His Life, which first premiered at the Doc Aviv Film Festival last year, and also played at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. He's swam with crocodiles and killer whales, with anacondas and great white sharks. But one major predator has always eluded nature photographer Amos Nachoum. The legendary underwater photographer always dreamed of swimming with a polar be...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, San Francisco, Documentaries, Amos, To Watch, Jude Productions, Doc Aviv Film Festival, Amos Nachoum

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