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Greenlit: Mommy Dead and Dearest, HBO

Mommy Dead and Dearest –  True crime documentary that tells the tragic, headline-grabbing story of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose, and what starts out as a grisly tale of matricide morphs into a rabbit hole of deception. […]

Greenlit: Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk? HBO

Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk? – With the election of 2016 shaping up to be the most expensive in U.S. history, candidates from both major parties are relying on the generosity of big donors to get their message out. But who are these high rollers, and why are they giving so much of their […]

Greenlit: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, HBO

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (feature-length)-  “Look at the pictures,” said Senator Jesse Helms, denouncing the controversial art of Robert Mapplethorpe, whose photographs pushed boundaries with frank depictions of nudity, sexuality and fetishism, igniting a culture war that rages to this day. More than 25 years later, this film does just that, taking an unflinching, unprecedented look […]

Greenlit: The Latin Explosion: A New America, HBO

The Latin Explosion: A New America – With more than 50 million Latinos now living in the United States, Latinos are taking their seat at the table as the new American power brokers in the world of entertainment, business, politics and the arts. As Latinos’ influence in American society has soared, they have entered mainstream […]

Greenlit: Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists, HBO

Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists (1 x feature documentary) – An offbeat meditation on humor, art and the genius of the single panel cartoon.   The light-hearted yet poignant film offers a window into The New Yorker, the undisputed standard bearer of the single-panel cartoon. Whether they leave readers amused, […]

Greenlit: Toe Tag Parole, HBO

Toe Tag Parole: To Live and Die on Yard A (1 x 80′) –  America is the most punitive nation in the world, handing out historically harsh sentences that largely dispense with the concept of rehabilitation. In 2000, a California State Prison inmate serving Life Without Parole (LWOP) approached the warden to request a dedicated […]

Greenlit: Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, HBO

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (1 x ) –  A documentary that explores the history and and influence of the the Church of Scientology and its high profile members. Channel: HBO Producer: Jigsaw Productions TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, HBO

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck –  Kurt Cobain, legendary lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of Nirvana, “the flagship band of Generation X ,” remains an object of reverence and fascination for music fans around the world. For the first time, his story will be told in a fully-authorized feature documentary. Channel: HBO Producer: Public Road […]

Greenlit: Night Will Fall, HBO / Ch4 / ARTE / Channel 8 / ARD / TVP / VPRO / Keshet TV / DR TV / YLE / NRK / RTVSLO

Night Will Fall – A powerful documentary about the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and the efforts made by combat and newsreel cameramen to document the almost unbelievable scenes encountered there. It uses original archive footage and eyewitness testimonies to tell the extraordinary story of the filming of the camps. The film also explores […]

Greenlit: The Last Patrol, HBO

The Last Patrol – A few years ago, filmmaker Sebastian Junger (Restrepo) planned a walk from Washington, D.C. to New York City along Amtrak railroad lines with his close friend, acclaimed war reporter Tim Hetherington. After Hetherington was killed covering the Libyan civil war in 2011, Junger decided to take the same trip. Junger was […]

Greenlit: Terror at the Mall, CNN

Terror at the Mall –  Sometime shortly after noon on Sept. 21, 2013, Al-Shabaab, an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group from Somalia, attacked Westgate Mall in neighboring Kenya. The chilling story of the 49 harrowing hours that followed is told from the vantage point of witnesses and rescuers to the attack, film from more than 100 […]

Greenlit: Banksy Does New York, HBO

Banksy Does New York – Documentary that follows street artist Banksy as he creates new artworks across New York’s Boroughs. Channel: HBO Producer: Matador Content TX: 17th November 2014 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Foo Fighters Documentary, HBO

Foo Fighters Documentary w/t –  Dave |Grohl directs a docuseries that accompanies the release of the Foo Fighters’ eight album. The series follows the band to each of the eight US cities where they based themselves at an iconic studio to record a song for the album. As part of the creative process famous local […]

Greenlit: Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes, HBO

Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes (1 x 30′) –  Documentary that chronicles the making of Bruce Springsteen’s 18th studio album, which reached the No. 1 position in 20 countries after its January 2014 release. The film features rare behind-the-scenes studio and rehearsal segments, exclusive E Street Band tour footage and revealing interviews with Springsteen and album […]

Greenlit: Americans in Bed, HBO / BBC2

Americans in Bed (1 x 60′) – What makes or breaks a relationship today? From the privacy of their own bedrooms, ten couples offer frank, funny and often surprising insights into love, sex and marriage, and features a rich cross-section of ages, ethnicities, religions and sexual orientations. The U.S. has one of the highest marriage rates in […]

Greenlit: Sinatra: All or Nothing at All, HBO

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All w/t (2x 120′) – Documentary series that uses archive footage and home video to explore the life of crooner Frank Sinatra, directed by Alex Gibney. Channel: HBO Producer: Alcon Television Group / Jigsaw Productions / Frank Sinatra Enterprises / Kennedy-Marshall Company TX: 2015 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Bill Clinton Documentary, HBO

Bill Clinton Documentary (1 x feature-length) – Martin Scorsese is directing a biopic of ex-US president Bill Clinton. Channel: HBO Producer: Steve Bing TX: TBC Source: TBI Vision

Greenlit: Beyoncé Documentary, HBO

Beyoncé  Documentary – Multiple Grammy winner, entrepreneur and actress Beyoncé will be the focus of this intimate feature-length documentary film. Directed by the superstar, the film is a fusion of video and high-voltage performances that provide raw, unprecedented access to the private entertainment icon. The documentary is a multi-faceted portrait of the 16-time Grammy Award-winning […]

Greenlit: Tales From the Organ Trade, HBO

Tales From the Organ Trade  (1 x feature) – An unflinching descent into the shadowy world of black-market organ trafficking: the brokers, the rogue surgeons, the impoverished victims who are willing to sacrifice an organ for a quick payday and the desperate patients who face the agonizing choice of obeying the law or saving their […]

Greenlit: In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye, HBO

In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye –  Coinciding with the 120th anniversary of Vogue, this documentary film takes a look at some of the world’s most influential fashion images as conceived by the magazine’s iconic fashion editors. Drawing on Vogue’s exceptional archives, the film features behind-the-scenes interviews with editors who have contributed to the magazine’s legacy, […]

Greenlit: Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, HBO

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (feature-length)  – The latest project from Oscar®winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church and a cover-up that winds its way from the row houses of Milwaukee through the bare ruined choirs of Ireland’s churches all the […]

Greenlit: 41, HBO

41 (1 x 105′) – Documentary that profiles George Bush, 41st president of the USA, on his 88th birthday, charting his life from his childhood through to his career in politics and beyond. Channel: HBO TX: 14th June 2012 Source: C21

Greenlit: The Central Park Effect, HBO

The Central Park Effect – Documentary that reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan’s celebrated patch of green and the equally colorful New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration. The film focuses on seven main subjects who regularly visit the park and have found a profound connection with […]

Greenlit: Witness, HBO

Witness (4 x 60′) – Documentery series that followsthe war photographers currently working in Libya, Uganda, Brazil and Mexico. Channel: HBO Producer: Michael Mann TX: TBC Source: C21

Greenlit: The Weight of the Nation, HBO

The Weight of the Nation (four documentary films, a three-part HBO Family series, 14 bonus shorts, a social media campaign, a book published by St. Martin’s Press and a nationwide community-based outreach campaign) – Continuing its tradition of spotlighting the nation’s most pressing health issues HBO addresses obesity, helping launch one of the most far-reaching […]

Greenlit: In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution, HBO2

In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution  – Documentary that tells the story of Sharif Abdel Kouddous, an Egyptian-American journalist whose twitter coverage of events in Tahrir Square, Cairo drew the world’s attention to the unfolding protests. Channel: HBO2 Producer: Jon Alpert, Matthew O’Neill and Jacqueline Soohen TX: 25th January 2012 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Tim Hetherington: His Life and Work, HBO

Tim Hetherington: His Life and Work w/t (1 x   ) – Documentary about the late Tim Hetherington, a photojournalist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker  (Restrepo) who who was killed in Libya in early 2011, by his co-director Sebastian Junger, that explores why young men are attracted to conflict situations. Channel: HBO Producer: Goldcrest Films TX: April […]

Greenlit: The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, HBO

The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – Documentary about the controversial law that allowed gay and lesbian people to serve their country as long as they didn’t tell anyone about their sexuality. Channel: HBO Producer: World of Wonder Productions TX: 20th September, 2011 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: George Harrison: Living in the Material World, HBO

George Harrison: Living in the Material World – Martin Scorsese directed documentary about George Harrison, featuring interviews with Yoko Ono, Paul McCartney, George Martin and Eric Clapton. Channel: HBO Producer: Sikelia Productions /  Grove Street Pictures / Spitfire Pictures TX:  TBC Source: C21

Greenlit: On Freddie Roach, HBO

On Freddie Roach (6 x 60′) – Ob doc series following Hollywood boxing trainer Freddie Roach as he coaches young boxers and celebrities whilst dealing with the effects of Parkinson’s disease. Channel: HBO Producer: Film 44 / Atticus Entertainment TX: 2012 Source: The Futon Critic

Greenlight: Triangle: Remembering the Fire, CNN

Triangle: Remembering the Fire – Documentary commemorating the centenary of the devastating fire at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City, in which 146 young immigrant women perished. Channel: CNN (premiered on HBO in 21st March, 2011) Producer: Director/producer Daphne Pinkerson and producer Marc Levin TX: 26th March 2011 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Battle for Marjah, HBO

Battle for Marjah (1 x 90′) – Documentary following the work of military troops in Afghanistan. Channel: HBO Producer: Wall to Wall TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: El Espiritu De La Salsa, HBO

El Espiritu de la Salsa – Documentary  following people from all over New York City – including an E.R. doctor from Battery Park, a construction contractor from Queens, an equities trader from Wall Street, a policeman from Midtown Manhattan and a chronic fatigue sufferer from Washington Heights – as they come together at Spanish Harlem’s […]

Greenlit: 12th and Delaware, HBO

12th and Delaware – Documentary  that visits a street corner in Ft. Pierce, Fla. that is ground zero for the ferocious abortion-rights battle. On one side of the intersection stands A Women’s World, an abortion clinic; across the street is the Pregnancy Care Center, a pro-life outpost dedicated to heading off would-be abortion seekers at […]

Greenlight: Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County, HBO

Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County – Documentary following children living in California motels as their families struggle to survive in one of the wealthiest zip codes in America. The documentary chronicles a summer in the lives of a class of homeless kids who attend a year-round school serving the children of the working […]

Greenlit: A Small Act, HBO

A Small Act – Documentary following Kenyan Chris Mburu on his journey to find the stranger who sponsored his childhood education. A United Nations human rights advocate, Mburu has dedicated his life to battling genocide and other crimes against humanity. In paying tribute to his “angel,” Swedish school teacher and holocaust survivor Hilde Back, Mburu […]

Greenlit: Lucky, HBO

Lucky – Documentary that crisscrosses the USA  to examine the lives of previous lottery winners and determined hopefuls, revealing the complications and unexpected consequences of new-found riches and shattering myths of the ultimate American Dream. Forced to cope with attorneys, hired security guards, changing friendships and scheming family members, winners must reconsider who they are […]

Greenlit: No One Dies in Lily Dale, HBO

No One Dies in Lily Dale – Documentary that visits the little Victorian-style village of Lily Dale, NY, just south of Buffalo, which is home to the world’s largest community of mediums, who claim to be able to communicate with the dead. The film follows some of the thousands of people from all over the […]

Greenlit: Kevorkian, HBO

Kevorkian – Documentary taking an intimate look at Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the controversial advocate of the right to die, ranging from his release after serving eight years in prison through his ill-fated run for Congress in 2008. Featuring interviews with family, friends, journalists, attorneys and Kevorkian himself, the film reveals that the polarizing person known […]

Greenlit: Gasland, HBO

Gasland – Documentary exposing the shocking potential repercussions of the recent boom in natural gas drilling, posing urgent questions about the little-known drilling process hydraulic fracturing and the industry that has managed to exempt itself from practically all environmental laws and regulations in a quest for “clean energy” and profits. The film won a Special […]

Greenlit: For Neda, HBO

For Neda – Documentary remembering Neda Agha-Soltan, who became another tragic casualty of Iran’s recent post-election protests on June 20, 2009. Unlike many unknown victims, however, she instantly became an international symbol of the struggle: Within hours of Agha-Soltan’s death, cell phone photographs of her blood-stained face were held aloft by crowds protesting in Tehran […]

Greenlit: Smash His Camera, HBO

Smash His Camera – Documentary profiling Ron Galella, the original American paparazzo, who took iconic photographs of such celebrities as Marlon Brando, Andy Warhol and Jackie Onassis, placing the legendary photographer at the center of the debate about the First Amendment versus the right to privacy. A 2010 Sundance Film Festival winner for Best Director, […]