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Bombshell film reignites Michael Jackson abuse firestorm

The documentary centres on James Safechuck and Wade Robson who recount separate but consistent accounts of how their idol molested them as boys.

Michael Jackson’s legacy under microscope in new sex abuse film

Jackson's family has attacked the film, while his estate filed a lawsuit against HBO.

Oscar win seen ending shame about menstruation that puts women at...

For many women in South Asia, especially adolescent girls, menstruation is shameful and uncomfortable but the Oscar win aims to curb that perception.

Michael Jackson estate sues HBO over documentary

Despite the lawsuit, HBO will air the documentary next month, saying that everyone can assess the abuse claims by themselves.

Peter Jackson to direct Beatles documentary

Peter Jackson will be taking on the reality of the Beatles for his next film project, working with previously unreleased footage from the band's "Let It Be" recording sessions.

R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

Steve Greenberg, an attorney for Kelly, says there was no evidence to support the accusations contained in the documentary, calling it a "for-profit hit piece full of falsities, full of mistakes."

Jackson estate slams as ‘pathetic’ abuse claims in new documentary

It features interviews with two men, now in their 30s, who say they were befriended by the singer and sexually abused by him when they were young boys.

Sex abuse claims against singer R. Kelly re-upped in new documentary

In the documentary, women portray R. Kelly as manipulative, violent and focused on young girls, allegedly demanding they call him "daddy".

Film lifts lid on Austria’s secretive Glock pistol empire

A new documentary about the Glock, titled Weapon of Choice, says that since its invention in the early 1980s by Austrian engineer Gaston Glock, the brand has been the object of a cult of secrecy.

Samuel L. Jackson will host slavery documentary series

The documentary Enslaved will reportedly be timed to mark 400 years since the first African was brought to the New World as a slave, although no exact date for screening has yet been announced.

New film documents terrifying Yosemite rock climb, daredevil who did it

Fear is everywhere in the film.

Nicki Minaj discusses childhood, relationships in ‘Queen’ documentary clip

Nicki Minaj delves deep into her rocky past in two newly shared clips from her upcoming documentary Queen.

Film documents former Ampang Park tenants’ struggles nine months on

The film “Borrowed Time” shows that retaining their customer base and taking their business online has not been easy for the ex-tenants following the historic mall’s closure late last year.

Syrian war documentary wins top Venice prizes

A film that follows two friends through four nightmarish years of the Syrian civil war has lifted some of the top prizes at the Venice film festival, which ends Saturday.

CA says no evidence of Australian corruption in new documentary

News organisation Al Jazeera was set to broadcast a follow-up to its programme "Cricket's Match Fixers", which alleged incidents of pitch-doctoring and sport-fixing.

YouTube plans original programming in India, Japan and other markets

The programming will come in the form of multiple genres such as music documentaries, reality series, talk shows and scripted series.

Joan Jett documentary gets trailer ahead of September release

"Bad Reputation" is slated for release in US theatres, as well as on Amazon and iTunes, on September 28, 2018.

M.I.A. documentary gets first official trailer

"MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A." will be released in September 2018.

Film tracks first Afghan woman to seek justice over incest

Sahra Mani's documentary "A Thousand Girls Like Me" tells the story of Khatera and her mission to put her father on trial for raping and assaulting her for 13 years.

Pop star David Cassidy said he lied about dementia, drinking

In the documentary “David Cassidy: The Last Session”, the late Cassidy confessed that he never had dementia and was also battling alcoholism.

US film explores legacy of anti-Chinese immigration law

An upcoming PBS documentary titled "The Chinese Exclusion Act" details the history of Chinese emigration to the United States.

Fashion documentaries go behind the seams on McQueen, Guo

"McQueen" and "Yellow is Forbidden", documentaries about fashion designers Alexander McQueen and Guo Pei respectively, received their world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival.

ABC’s ‘The Last Defense’ shines light on death row

Julius Jones' quest to overturn his sentencing to death is the subject of "The Last Defense".

“Letters from Baghdad” shows Iraq through eyes of British female explorer...

“Letters from Baghdad,” a documentary on Gertrude Bell, will feature footage of early 20th-century Iraq as seen from Bell's perspective.

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