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Watch a Short Film Adam Curtis Made for VICE About Your Life

Here's 'Living in an Unreal World: A Film By Adam Curtis for Readers of VICE', featuring some of the footage from the documentarian's next BBC piece.
Adam Curtis
10.15.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Do Prison Time Without Ever Being Convicted of a Crime

We spoke to Moazzam Begg, a British man caught in centre of the war on terror, and held for years in prisons around the world for no clear reason.
Mari Shibata
8.20.16
Film

Here's a Rewind to East Coast Graffiti’s Halcyon Days

John Waters narrates a new documentary about the early East Coast writers that invented what became what we know as modern street art.
Shana Nys Dambrot
6.15.16
Stuff

How I Came to Terms with My Dad’s Lies, Charm and Heroin Habit

Meet filmmaker Phillip Wood, who turned his lens onto his father to patch up their broken relationship and understand substance abuse disorders.
Max Daly
4.16.16
Film

A New Documentary Shows What Life Is Actually Like for Refugees Coming to Europe

By giving an African refugee a camera, two filmmakers hoped to gain insight into the life of migrants from the perspective of migrants themselves. The result is the remarkable "Those Who Jump."
Kaleem Aftab
2.28.16
Film

I Tried To Make a Film About North Korea and Fell Victim to Its Propaganda Machine

Director Álvaro Longoria on getting stuck in the country's information feedback loop, even with his all-access pass.
Tom Seymour
2.27.16
Film

How Urban Gardening Can Save Black Communities in America

A new documentary shows how planting the seeds of social change begins with knowing where your food comes from.
Bill Kilby
12.1.15
Film

The Struggle and Hustle of Trying to Sell a Documentary at Toronto's Hoc Docs Festival

Hot Docs is one of the most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world, which means that it's also a marketplace with millions of dollars at stake.
Alan Jones
5.5.15
Film

There's Finally a Documentary About Perpetual Presidential Candidate Vermin Supreme

Director Steve Onderick spent a year on the road with the last absurdist in American politics.
CJ Ciaramella
3.25.15
Film

Watch the Trailer for 'Maurizio Cattelan: The Movie'

In "Maurizio Cattelan: The Movie," director Maura Axelrod provides a window into the life of the conceptual artist.
Sami Emory
11.4.14
Film

An Online Living History of “Los Sures” Grows In Brooklyn

Explore UnionDocs new transmedia documentary that premiered at the New York Film Festival.
Becky Chung
10.14.14
Film

These Glittering Mandalas Aren't Crystals—They're Microscopic Organisms

Klaus Klemp resurrected a dead Victorian artform to create these intricate, microscopic bio-mandalas.
Beckett Mufson
9.19.14
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