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First Trailer for 'Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies' Documentary

"I wasn't prepared for the entire world picking your body apart." Quiver Distribution has just released an official trailer for an indie documentary called Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies, from Time Warp filmmaker Danny Wolf. The film, which hasn't played at any festivals, is described as the "definitive documentary on the history of nudity in feature films from the early silent days to the present." It features revealing interviews with actors including Pam Grier (Jackie Brown, Foxy...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Malcolm McDowell, Documentaries, Miri, Peter Bogdanovich, Danny Wolf, Time Warp, To Watch, Amy Heckerling Fast Times, Pam Grier Jackie Brown Foxy Brown, Clockwork Orange Caligula, Kevin Smith Zack

First Trailer for 'Red Penguins' Doc About Hockey Madness in Moscow

"It's complete chaos." Universal Pictures has unveiled an official trailer for a wild new documentary called Red Penguins, the latest doc film from the director of the Red Army doc about the Cold War-era Russian hockey team. Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok - complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team forme...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Russia, Moscow, Documentaries, Red Army, Universal Pictures, Soviet Union, Pittsburgh Penguins, To Watch, Polsky, First Trailer for Red Penguins, Red Penguins, Steve Warshaw

Official Trailer for Sue Ding's Short 'The Claudia Kishi Club' on Netflix

"You can have your story. You can tell your own story however you want." Netflix has unveiled an official trailer for a short documentary film titled The Claudia Kishi Club, premiering on Netflix this week. This 17-min film is about the fictional Claudia Kishi, a main character in the best-selling "Baby-Sitters Club" books, who was one of the only Asian American characters in 80s/90s culture. "As a blossoming artist, [she] was a special role model for aspiring young creators—many of whom are...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Documentaries, Short Film, Ding, To Watch, Baby Sitters Club, Phil Yu, Claudia Kishi Club, Claudia Kishi, Yumi Sakugawa Sarah Kuhn

Watch: Moving Short Doc 'Mothers For Justice' About Maria Hamilton

"I'm determined to get change." After her son, Dontre Hamilton, is shot 14 times and killed by a Milwaukee Police Officer in a popular downtown park, Maria rallies grieving mothers from across the country to join her in a cross country trip to demand justice on behalf of their sons. Mothers For Justice is a short film about Maria Hamilton and the founding of the Mother for Justice United organization. It's a condensed 15-minute short version of filmmaker Erik Ljung's full documentary The Blo...
Tags: Movies, Documentaries, Short Film, Maria, Dontre Hamilton, To Watch, Maria Hamilton, Erik Ljung, Milwaukee Police Officer, Mothers For Justice, Mother for Justice United, Doorstep Maria

Watch: Short Doc 'Revolution' Asks What That Word Means to Them

"We can resist. It's important to know that we are strong, and we can control our narrative…" A powerful and inspiring short film to celebrate the 4th of July weekend. Revolution is a 7-minute short film featuring 7 vignettes where individuals discuss how being Black has impacted them and what the word "revolution" means to them. It's one of the latest presentations in the ongoing Black History Untold identity series (visit the website) created by journalist Sofiya Ballin. "Here we share sto...
Tags: Movies, Documentaries, Short Film, To Watch, Sofiya Ballin

The best documentaries on Netflix right now

Netflix has plenty of excellent documentaries covering every subject imaginable. These are the best right now.
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Short documentary about Kharkovchanka, huge Antarctic off-road vehicles made by the Soviets

I was thinking of picking up an old Hilux but one of these will do. Calum G: "Russia's Colossal Antarctic Cruisers which have been continuously operating in some of the most extreme environments on Earth for over 50 years. Produced in Kharkiv, Ukrainian Soviet Socialistic Republic and originally operated by USSR, the 'Харьковчанка' (literally 'Kharkiv Women'), these amazing Snow Cruisers were built in the late 1950s and featured everything a polar explorer could need in the field. In their ha...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Russia, Documentaries, Ussr, Trucks, Soviets, South Pole, Antarctic, Calum, Kharkiv, Kharkovchanka, Kharkiv Ukrainian Soviet Socialistic Republic

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

Trailer for new documentary about The Go-Go's

In 1981, The Go-Go's blew up with "We Got the Beat" and "Our Lips Our Sealed," two tracks from their IRS records debut Beauty and the Beat that hit number one on the Billboard charts and went double platinum. What many don't realize though is that the band, who notably wrote and played all their own music, had been a mainstay in the Los Angeles punk underground since 1978, making the scene with The Germs, X, and Fear. I can't wait for this new Showtime documentary about The Go-Go's pegged on t...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Los Angeles, Punk, Showtime, Documentaries, New Wave

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]
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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]
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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 ...
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'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

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