Social Issue Docs
- May 2, 2017By Caty Borum Chattoo & Will Jenkins, Center for Media & Social Impact When Movies Go to Washington: Documentary Films & Public Policy in
- April 26, 2017Things are rarely black and white in the realm of nonfiction, but when it comes to social justice in these United States, events can seem to align
- February 21, 2017 @
Our premiere IDA Conversation Series event spotlights the remarkable directing/producing team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering. Their most recent documentary feature The Hunting Ground, a monumental exposé about sexual assault on college campuses, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film...
- January 17, 2017For the past several years, America has witnessed almost daily incidents of unarmed black men and women being killed by the police—and these
- July 27, 2016http://www.documentary.org/sites/default/files/images/articles/HooliganS..."> Nanfu Wang feels safe in New York. Surveillance, that essential
- July 11, 2016Most Americans know about the "War on Drugs," but fewer people are aware of the "War on Sex Crimes." Over the last 25 years, the punishments for
- March 30, 2016This year's Berlin International Film Festival presented a special screening of Life on the Border, a gripping project initiated and produced by Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi. Over the past years Ghobadi has tirelessly narrated stories of the Kurds, the largest ethnic group without a state; their population spans from southeastern Turkey to northwestern Iran, northern Iraq and northern Syria.
- February 24, 2016Editor's note: Over the next few days, we at IDA will be introducing our community to the films that have been honored by the Academy of Motion
- September 1, 2015Set against the backdrop of a country trying to find its footing amidst the still-burning embers of the 1960s' demand for racial equality, Stanley