Secrets of the Elephants, a fascinating doc series
Secrets of the Elephants is a National Geographic series. Four episodes examine the lives and culture of elephants living in the savanna, the rain forest, the desert, and Asia.
Two Must See Docs: Brené Brown and Knock Down the House
Brené Brown: The Call to Courage and Knock Down the House are two new documentary films streaming on Netflix that are must see content for everyone.
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé is a documentary telling the story of a spectacular achievement in music and culture.
Two Documentaries to Watch For: RBG and Won’t You Be My Neighbor
A couple of wonderful documentaries are coming our way, so be on the lookout for a chance to watch them both. RBG is about Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States. Won’t You Be My Neighbor is about Fred Rogers of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.
Seeing is Believing: Women Direct Updates
Seeing is Believing: Women Direct has evolved since I first wrote about it back in July 2017. Here’s the updated information.
Unrest is Jennifer Brea’s story. She’s a victim of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). But it isn’t just Jennifer’s story. She finds a way to connect with other sufferers from around the globe and document their stories, too.
Watch This: Trailer for Seeing Allred
Seeing Allred is a documentary about women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred. It details her lifelong struggle for women’s rights.
Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a documentary directed by David France, looks back at the death of one of the icons of the gay rights movement.
Watch This: Trailer for A New Color The Art of Being Edythe Boone
A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone is a documentary about Edythe Boone. She’s an artist, an educator, and a great-grandmother who has believed all her life in transformative power of art. The documentary is currently making the rounds of film festivals and is in need of distribution. (Hint, hint.)
Watch This: Trailer for The Eagle Huntress
The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about a 13 year old Mongolian girl who wants to break with 12 generations of family history and become a female eagle huntress.