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These Jewish Grandparents Throw Down at Wendy's Every Friday

'Wendy's Shabbat,' premiering tomorrow at the Tribeca Film Festival, tells the story of a crew of senior citizens who found community over burgers and fries.
Jenny Powers
4.20.18
Film

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 center of the war on terror, and held for years in prisons around the world for no clear reason.
Mari Shibata
8.20.16
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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
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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 About African Refugees Was Filmed by a Refugee as He Fled 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
2.27.16
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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
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How Urban Gardening Can Save Black Communities

A new documentary shows how planting the seeds of social change begins with knowing where your food comes from.
Bill Kilby
11.30.15
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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
5.4.15
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A Conversation with Patricio Guzmán, the Godfather of Chilean Documentary Film

The winner of the 2015 Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement Award tells VICE about his love for Canada, his disappeared friend, and the deadly and famous cameraman scene in <em>The Battle of Chile</em>.
Tomas Urbina
5.4.15
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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
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