- Czechs, Slovaks protest Russian documentary about 1968 Updated: Jun-01-15 9:23 am
PRAGUE - Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek has summoned Russia's ambassador to complain about a documentary on the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia aired by a state-run Russian television channel.
- North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die Updated: May-30-15 3:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea - After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Now he wants to come home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.
- Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75 Updated: May-26-15 10:16 pm
NEW YORK - Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.
- NC conservation groups show cautionary films on fracking Updated: May-23-15 4:04 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Environmental advocacy groups are touring North Carolina with a series of short cautionary films about hydraulic fracturing drilling.
- Cannes film pays homage to late designer Oscar de la Renta Updated: May-21-15 12:33 pm
CANNES, France - The spirit of Oscar de la Renta lives on every day at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Hollywood sex abuse documentary screens in Cannes Updated: May-20-15 7:52 am
CANNES, France - A dark side of the movie world has played out onscreen at Cannes in "An Open Secret," a documentary about child sexual abuse that calls itself "the movie Hollywood doesn't want you to see."
- CANNES WATCH: Rossellini presents documentary on Bergman Updated: May-19-15 12:27 pm
CANNES - There's no getting away from Ingrid Bergman at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
- UN virtual reality film highlights plight of Syrian refugees Updated: May-19-15 6:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea - The United Nations is using virtual reality technology to help the public experience what it is like to live in a Syrian refugee camp, showing how the latest technology can be adapted for humanitarian efforts.
- Cornell lab's sage grouse documentary to air on PBS Updated: May-19-15 3:05 am
ITHACA, New York - The conflict between the sage grouse and western energy and ranching interests is the subject of a new documentary by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
- Amy Winehouse director says we all share blame for her death Updated: May-18-15 12:30 pm
CANNES, France - Amy Winehouse was many things: artist, icon, victim of celebrity. For London-born director Asif Kapadia, she was basically the girl next door.
- CANNES WATCH: Winehouse documentary shows fame's dark side Updated: May-16-15 5:16 pm
CANNES, France - Celebrity-worshipping Cannes got a sobering reminder of fame's dark side Saturday with "Amy," a powerful documentary about the late singer Amy Winehouse.
- Rise of Netflix met warily at Cannes Film Festival Updated: May-15-15 1:58 pm
CANNES, France - In Netflix's first official visit to the Cannes Film Festival, the streaming service's ambitions have been met warily at the Cote d'Azure cinema capital, a 68-year-old movie palace reverential to the theater-going experience.
- Charlie Hebdo documentary seeks buyers in Cannes Updated: May-15-15 9:29 am
CANNES, France - The terrorist attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo continues to cast a shadow over France - and the Cannes Film Festival.
- WADA: micro-doses of drugs could escape detection Updated: May-12-15 2:41 pm
MONTREAL - The World Anti-Doping Agency has acknowledged that a French documentary "did raise questions" about the ability of athletes to take micro-doses of banned substances and escape detection under biological passport rules.
- Documentary on Detroit civil rights legend premieres in June Updated: May-12-15 4:13 am
DETROIT - From scrubbing floors as a janitor to pounding gavels as a prominent federal judge, Detroit civil rights legend Damon J. Keith has accomplished plenty.
- Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore Updated: May-11-15 4:55 am
SINGAPORE - A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits, and perhaps the next election, in this cosmopolitan but famously strict city-state.
- U-M art student's documentary shows Ann Arbor's homeless Updated: May-10-15 2:49 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A documentary film captures the lives of Ann Arbor's homeless people and a group that works to help them.
- W.Va. high school captures preservation project on film Updated: May-10-15 9:52 am
GLEN DANIEL, West Virginia - Liberty High School ninth-graders have gathered footage and produced a short documentary to help archive and illustrate a preservation project in Helen that could serve as a model for historic preservation groups across the state.
- Ball State students to premiere rail transit documentary Updated: May-08-15 7:19 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Students at Ball State University are ready to debut a documentary they produced about rail transportation.
- NBA TV documentary looks at Rockets' back-to-back champs Updated: May-07-15 3:00 pm
NEW YORK - The Houston Rockets teams that won consecutive NBA titles in the mid-1990s during Michael Jordan's retirement will be the focus of an upcoming NBA TV documentary.
- Correction: Film-Tom Cruise story Updated: May-06-15 7:49 pm
NEW YORK - In a story May 6 about Tom Cruise, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Cruise's last three films haven't surpassed $100 million at the North American box office. Cruise's 2014 film "Edge of Tomorrow" narrowly surpassed that threshold, making $100.2 million, according to Rentrak. In the same paragraph, the title of the film "Valkyrie" was also misspelled.
- WADA slams French documentary on biological passport flaws Updated: May-05-15 10:56 am
MONTREAL - The World Anti-Doping Agency has criticized a French documentary showing how the use of micro-doses of banned substances could boost performance while escaping biological passport rules.