In this clip from the documentary "On Her Shoulders," lawyer Clooney joins her client, refugee-turned-activist Murad, for a landmark occasion at the United Nations HQ.
Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
Filmmaker-provocateur Michael Moore hasn’t lost his bite, and his latest big-screen outing deserves a close look.
Just in time for the 2018 midterms, the filmmaker’s self-selecting audiences are treated to another serving of his docu-tainment, which makes some strong points—but too many leaps.
With a timely perspective and candid interviews with figures on both sides of the debate, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s new documentary explores the transformation of a medical procedure into a wedge issue.
Historically questionable aspects of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's celebrated series raise issues about the renowned documentarians’ responsibility to the public.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer discusses the American artist with the director of a film titled “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat."
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with legendary film director about his latest film, “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word.”
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr., see a new documentary on his opposition to the Vietnam War, based on King's April 30, 1967, speech.