SXSW 2015: MADE IN JAPAN Trailer

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming documentary Made in Japan, which will be making its premiere at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin. The film, directed by Josh Bishop and narrated by Elijah Wood, chronicles the life of Tomi Fujiyama, the first female

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The documentary My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn acts as a behind-the-scenes look into the life of the director behind the critically acclaimed film Drive, which starred Ryan Gosling. While its goal is to present an intimate look into the life and career of Refn, the film – shot by his wife, Liv Corfixen – only gives us a small peek behind the curtain and ends up feeling much more like a DVD extra than a fleshed-out documentary.


Tribeca 2015: SNL Doc LIVE FROM NEW YORK! To Open Festival

In celebration of the show’s 40th anniversary, the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival will premiere Live From New York!, a documentary about Saturday Night Live, on its opening night.

Director Bao Nguyen explores the cultural icon that is SNL, as well as its history,


Kickstart Sunday: LIVING LOS SURES

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from the UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art in New York City and the upcoming documentary project Living Los Sures. More than just a restoration of the original 1984 documentary Los Sures, this multi-layered project combines short

Sundance Winner THE WOLFPACK Gives Thanks with 4 Clips

Sundance Winner THE WOLFPACK Gives Thanks with 4 Clips

Crystal Moselle‘s film The Wolfpack just won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and the subjects of the film, The Angulo Brothers, prepared a thank you for the festival by recreating past winners in their own unique


Alex Winter’s Silk Road Doc DEEP WEB Gets a Trailer

The first trailer for Alex Winter‘s (Downloaded) upcoming documentary Deep Web has been released, which delves into the darker reaches of the internet and explores the Bitcoin phenomenon as well as the infamous Silk Road web site and the subsequent trial of its


Slamdance 2015: 20 YEARS OF MADNESS Clip

A new clip for the upcoming documentary 20 Years of Madness, which takes a look at the popular ’90s Detroit cable access show 30 Minutes of Madness, and catches up with the cast to see where they are now in their lives. The



Have you ever seen those cheap martial arts DVDs in the bargain bin at the drug store that looks like an old Bruce Lee film but says “Bruce Li” at the top? Well, during the martial arts movie craze of the ’70s


Ernie’s Top 10 Documentaries of 2014

Although I wouldn't say this was a breakout year for docs, a number of notable and though-provoking films were released in 2014. Below you'll find Film Pulse contributor Ernie Trinidad's top 10 documentaries of 2014.


Kickstart Sunday: CARTOON CARNIVAL

Are you a fan of animation? Of course you are, so you should check out this week’s Kickstart Sunday pick, Cartoon Carnival. This documentary takes a look at the early silent days of animation, and aims to showcase some of the early