Documentary

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Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker Discusses Documentary

Academy Award nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss her documentary, “Citizen Hearst.”

04/14/2013

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‘5 BROKEN CAMERAS’ Director Talk About Oscar Nominated Documentary

Co-Director of The Academy Award nominated documentary feature 5 BROKEN CAMERAS, Emad Burnat, visited the KCAL9 studios Saturday morning to talk about his film, which is the first-ever Palestinian movie to be nominated in this category.

02/23/2013

Senior White House Advisor David Plouffe (L), Sen. John Kerry(C), D-MA, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew board Air Force One October 16, 2012 shortly before departing with US President Barack Obama from Newport News/ Williamsburg International Airport in Williamsburg, Virginia. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

All 19 Living Presidential Staff Chiefs Featured In Documentary

Makers of a Discovery network documentary on presidential chiefs of staff have a perfect participation record.

01/05/2013

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HBO’s ‘ETHEL’ Gets Personal With The Matriarch Of The Kennedy Dynasty

ETHEL celebrates the remarkable life of the Kennedy matriarch, highlighted by revealing, little-known anecdotes from those who know her best: her family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2012

A unidentified couple walk by the Rave Fairfax Corner movie theater in Fairfax, Virginia showing a billboard of the new movie '2016: Obama's America,' which opened in theaters across the US August 24, 2012. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Anti-Obama Doc Highlights Weak Hollywood Newcomers

Hollywood may have run out of summer hits, but an anti-Obama documentary is helping to fill the gap.

08/26/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘2016: Obama’s America’ Movie Is Disturbingly Necessary

If you know you’re not going to blindly support the “left” in this coming election, see the movie ‘2016: Obama’s America’. But, fair warning, it’s disturbing – and quite frightening – to say the least.

08/17/2012

Singer Jennifer Hudson performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Documentary Shows How Houston’s Death Changed 2012 Grammy Awards

When Grammy Awards producers learned of Whitney Houston’s death less than 24 hours before the live telecast, they scrapped parts of the script, added performances and puzzled over how best to honor the Grammy-winning singer who died unexpectedly at age 48.

06/12/2012

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5 Documentary Tips From Director Angelo Guglielmo

Angelo Guglielmo, director of the documentary “The Woman Who Wasn’t There,” shares his tips on documentary making.

05/02/2012

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Tickets On Sale For Documentary On WWII Internment Camps In SoCal

A new documentary has opened chronicling the first internment camps that opened during World War II here in Southern California.

03/31/2012

Katy Butler and Terry Moran pose for a photo before a panel discussion after a screeing of the documentary "Bully" at MPAA on March 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company)

Weinstein Company Bypasses ‘R’ Rating By Releasing ‘Bully’ Unrated

The Weinstein Company lost their appeal of the MPAA’s “R” rating for their new movie “Bully” and have decided to instead release the film unrated. Industry experts say the move will allow more young people to see the movie.

03/28/2012

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Local Filmmaker Documents Plight Of Stray Dogs In LA

There are nearly 30,000 stray dogs in Los Angeles and now a local filmmaker is documenting their plight.

03/24/2012

Lee Hirsch, director of "Bully" (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Bully’ Filmmaker Picks Fight With Hollywood Ratings System

Director Lee Hirsch believes Americans from all walks of life have faced a bully at one time and should be able to see the R-rated documentary.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/19/2012

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Magic Johnson Gives LA Teens Sneak Peek At Film About HIV ‘Announcement’

Two decades after the Lakers legend shocked the world, Magic Johnson hopes to get teens talking about HIV with a new documentary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2012

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Teen Campaigns To Get ‘R’ Rating Lowered On Bullying Documentary

A Michigan teenager is working to get the “R” rating lowered on a new documentary about bullying.

03/06/2012

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Steve Mazan: ‘Dying To Do Letterman’

When 35-year-old stand-up comedian Steve Mazan learned he had cancer, and might only have five years to live, he dedicated his life living his dream: performing comedy on The Late Show with David Letterman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2012

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