- Minority winemakers look to change industry's stereotypes Updated: Sep-05-15 10:40 am
NORTH PLAINS, Oregon - Bertony Faustin didn't set out to be Oregon's first black winemaker. He just wanted to make good wine. But the disbelief that often comes when customers realize a black man owns the winery has worn on him.
- Aretha Franklin blocks screening of documentary at festival Updated: Sep-04-15 7:34 pm
DENVER - Aretha Franklin earned some R-E-S-P-E-C-T in a federal courtroom on Friday, convincing a judge to prevent the Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 concert of hers without the Queen of Soul's written consent.
- VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary Updated: Sep-04-15 1:40 pm
VENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press:
- Documentary to educate Tennesseans on emergency planning Updated: Sep-02-15 3:37 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Public Television Council are teaming up to educate Tennesseans on emergency planning.
- Hex Hollow documentary to screen in York this fall Updated: Aug-31-15 1:40 pm
YORK, Pennsylvania - Nearly 100 years ago, a York County man who believed his string of bad luck and illnesses was rooted in a hex murdered and then burned the body of the man he suspected was responsible.
- Marshall professor making anti-discrimination film Updated: Aug-29-15 9:41 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - When Syrian immigrant George Rashid traveled to the United States in 1901, he arrived envisioning a life of prosperity and limitless opportunity.
- Film on BBQ history in Alabama set to premiere next month Updated: Aug-29-15 5:05 am
A documentary film highlighting the history of barbecue in the state will premiere next month.
- Movie debuting about abused dog named 'Gucci' Updated: Aug-28-15 9:11 am
FLORENCE, Alabama - Doug James smiles when reminiscing about his "rock star" best friend.
- Film about town versus white supremacist showing in state Updated: Aug-27-15 10:43 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - An award-winning documentary about a small North Dakota town's struggle to block a white supremacist from establishing an Aryan enclave on their doorsteps will be shown in theaters in the state next month.
- New Paul Thomas Anderson film set for New York Film Festival Updated: Aug-21-15 2:11 pm
LOS ANGELES - Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson will debut a "one-of-a-kind sonic experience" at the 53rd New York Film Festival.
- A film reveals how Morton Downey Jr. pioneered loudmouth TV Updated: Aug-19-15 11:16 am
NEW YORK - A man clears his throat and rages at the world. He claims to speak for everyday folks with conservative ideals and he savages anyone who challenges him. He is uncensored and high-decibel, an avatar of theatrics and must-see TV. He changes the terms of public discourse forever.
- Artist sets mammoth task to memorialize 9/11 victims in oil Updated: Aug-15-15 1:04 am
LEESBURG, Florida - A television documentary about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks stirred the emotions of a Leesburg artist so deeply he has made it his mission to paint portraits of the victims from his garage-turned-art studio.
- TLC sets airdate for sex abuse docu prompted by Duggars Updated: Aug-13-15 3:13 pm
LOS ANGELES - TLC network has set an airdate for its new documentary to raise awareness about child sexual abuse.
- Entries being accepted for 2016 deadCENTER Film Festival Updated: Aug-11-15 3:12 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Entries are being accepted for Oklahoma's largest film festival.
- Retracing war past, ex-N. Korean POWs return to South Korea Updated: Aug-09-15 11:40 am
YANGPYEONG, South Korea - Back in the country where they were detained as prisoners of war in the 1950s, two former North Korean soldiers now find little apparent objection or hostility, at least superficially - they were even welcomed by veterans who had fought for the South. But it's also a trip that brings back bitter memories of war and puts them on the defensive again.
- Filmmaker tries to rebut documentary on Japan dolphin hunt Updated: Aug-07-15 10:38 am
TOKYO - A Japanese film is being offered as a rebuttal to the Oscar-winning documentary, "The Cove," which graphically depicted dolphins being slaughtered in the tiny town of Taiji.
- Charges filed against producer of fake Clint Eastwood film Updated: Aug-06-15 4:02 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana officials have filed fraud and theft charges against a man accused of scamming investors into giving him more than $24,000 to produce a cowboy documentary he said would be narrated by Clint Eastwood.