Bringing a different perspective to a film about death row, the latest from the "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" director offers a smart (and even occasionally funny) look at the perpetual cycle of crime.
On following the story wherever it may lead in this riveting documentary about a pastor whose generosity leads to a crisis of faith.
The Oscar-winning documentarian on unpacking the crazy story of Baltimore-born Libyan freedom fighter Matthew VanDyke.
On the story of a teen fighting for the usual independence, only for the most unusual of reasons - a rare skin condition.
On the paleontological find of the century and extracting facts from fiction in the nasty legal battle that followed.
If you're in L.A., there's still a week left to catch some of the year's most interesting nonfiction films. Here are two you should see if you're in the area.
The filmmaker discusses getting her big break by making a movie about the man who has given them to so many others including Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard and Jack Nicholson.
On how a most unusual high school class allows its students to confront death to learn to live life in a new documentary.
The "Inconvenient Truth" producer on her directorial debut about an inspiring group of female coffee growers in Costa Rica.
On their documentary about the therapeutic qualities of music for Alzheimer's patients.
The pair behind "Food Inc." talk about their reunion on this nonfiction thriller about a 1980 accident that almost caused America to blow a hole in itself.
The British-based filmmaker on her documentary about those fighting to create harmony in a place where music has been banned.