Posts Tagged Documentaries

‘Gone With the Wind’ at 75: Celebration, censure

This photo provided by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment shows Clark Gable, left,  as Rhett Butler, and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in a scene from the film, "Gone With the Wind." The film's 75th anniversary will be celebrated over the next week, with special screenings and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment's release of a lavish new limited-edition box set. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As its 75th anniversary approaches, “Gone With the Wind” is again being celebrated as a timeless movie classic. But now, even the film’s distributor acknowledges the Civil War epic’s portrayal of slavery is dated and inaccurate.

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New documentary captures life of Chicano poet

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A documentary based on a memoir by Chicano poet Jimmy Santiago Baca is set to debut.

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Filmmaker: Ambush suspect was odd but not a threat

In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo, residents of Snow Hill Road wait to get back in their homes as law enforcement personnel continue to search for Eric Frein, the suspect in the ambush at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Blooming Grove, in Monroe County, Pa. Frein is accused of killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass outside the remote post in the Pocono Mountains on Sept. 12. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Sean Simmers)

Eric Frein obsessively collected military memorabilia, dismissed his fellow war re-enactors as dilettantes, and took his hobby so seriously that he spoke French during a simulated Vietnam War-era interrogation, according to a filmmaker who interviewed the man now suspected of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks.

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Paula Deen documentary tells her side of downfall

In this Jan. 17, 2012, file photo, celebrity chef Paula Deen poses for a portrait in New York. The Paula Deen Network, that is heavy on new videos starring the celebrity chef, goes live Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)

Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you’ll need to pay to hear it.

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