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Filmmaker Lynn Novick makes a stop in Detroit to promote “The Vietnam War” documentary series

TweetDETROIT — “The Vietnam War” was one of the featured documentaries at the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit. The documentary series features 10 parts and 18 hours of footage. It will air on PBS beginning on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. “The Vietnam War” includes nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. In addition, there are more than 100 iconic musical recordings from greatest artistsRead More


WATCH: Exclusive interview with producer Sarah Botstein from “The Vietnam War” documentary series

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with filmmaker Lynn Novick. She recently collaborated with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on the new series “The Vietnam War” coming to PBS in September. The documentary series features 10 parts and 18 hours of footage. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well asRead More


WATCH: Exclusive interview with filmmaker Lynn Novick from “The Vietnam War” coming to PBS

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with filmmaker Lynn Novick. She recently collaborated with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on the new series “The Vietnam War” coming to PBS in September. The documentary series features 10 parts and 18 hours of footage. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well asRead More


Movie Review: “Batman & Bill” original documentary from Hulu

Tweet Part of the legend of Batman is that he’s the world’s greatest detective.  Another part of the legend is that Batman is more than a symbol as well as a mask.  What else?  The legend of Batman was inspired by two legendary masked crime-fighters: Zorro, the Fox who marked his sword of justice for all as the original Caped Crusader, and the Shadow, the original Dark Knight who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of all men. While he has been considered to be an urban myth, BatmanRead More


Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns selected as 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal

Tweet PASADENA, Calif. – Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, who has directed and produced some of the most admired documentaries about the history of the United States, was announced today as the 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Throughout his almost 40-year career making documentary films, Burns, age 62, has been honored with countless awards, including 14 Emmy® Awards, two Grammy® Awards and two Oscar® nominations. Burns will ride in the 127th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Find Your Adventure” on January 1, 2016. Tournament of Roses President, Mike Matthiessen,Read More