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Film-maker Kevin Macdonald: ‘Oprah shaped America, but she’s unexamined’

The Oscar-winning director on his new real-life tale about a Guantánamo Bay detainee, his fears for the future of cinema, and turning the spotlight on OprahKevin Macdonald, a 53-year-old Scot, is a rare director equally at home in factual and feature films. His documentaries have included 2018’s Whitney, the climbing epic Touching the Void and […]

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‘Tina Turner’ feature doc in the works from ‘Undefeated’ directors

Oscar-winning Simon Chinn producing project; Altitude takes sales.Dan Lindsay and Tj Martin, the Oscar-winning directing duo behind Undefeated, will direct Tina Turner, a feature documentary portrait of the Us singer.Simon Chinn, the double Oscar winning producer of Man On Wire and Searching For Sugarman is producing with Jonathan Chinn through their banner Lightbox. Altitude is […]

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Whitney Houston Documentary Gets Release Date

“Whitney,” a documentary detailing the life and career of singer and actress Whitney Houston, will make its United States debut on July 6, Roadside Attractions presidents Howard Cohen and Eric d’Arbeloff and Miramax CEO Bill Block announced Friday.The Kevin Macdonald film offers a closer look inside Houston’s personal and public life. “Whitney” contains several new […]

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Whitney Houston Documentary Sets Summer Release Date

Whitney, Kevin Macdonald’s documentary about the life and career of Whitney Houston, will be released July 6 in the United States, it was announced today by Roadside Attractions and Miramax, which have teamed up to release the film.Executive producers Altitude Film Entertainment is handling international sales and its distribution arm will release the film, produced […]

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