'Video Music Box' Founder, Hip Hop Influencer Ralph McDaniels Shares His Journey In New Showtime Documentary: 'This Music Is Really Powerful'Showtime documentary 'You're Watching Video Music Box' chronicles the evolution of founder Ralph McDaniel's life and career and the atomic impact his show Video Music Box made on American culture.
Devastated By Loss Of Studio One Dance Theater In Beverly, Teens Turn To Filmmaking To Cope And Create Documentary, 'One Step At A Time'Two South Side teens feeling defeated by COVID-19 decided to cope by capturing the magic of dance with their camera.
Brothers Of Chicago Prep Basketball Star Forgive His KillerWilliam Moore was 16 years old when the 17-year-old Ben Wilson bumped into him as he was walking with his girlfriend. An argument followed, and Moore shot Wilson. Moore served 19 years and 9 months in prison before his release in 2004. An accomplice, Omar Dixon, 16, was also convicted in Wilson’s death.
Relative's Efforts To Dig Up Remains In John Dillinger's Grave Will ContinueA relative of infamous 1930's gangster John Dillinger is renewing efforts to have Dillinger's remains dug up from their burial site at Crown Hill Cemetery.
History Channel Drops Out Of Planned John Dillinger Documentary; Proposed Exhumation In DoubtThe History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis sought by two relatives of the notorious criminal who question whether he's truly buried there.
Robert Townsend Doc On 'The 5 Heartbeats' Earns NAACP NodTownsend said he doesn't see his documentary on "The Five Heartbeats" as validation, but a capsule on a film that has become a part of black film history.
Rolling In The Deep: New Film Looks At Roller Skate Culture, Chicago's RoleThe cameras capture one suburban Chicago family-owned rink’s gut-wrenching decision to shut its doors — among thousands that have done so in the past decade — and the filmmakers are not shy about hoping their film can stem the tide of closures.
R. Kelly Docuseries Leaves Behind A Burning Question: Do Black Girls' Lives Matter?Following the "Surviving R. Kelly" finale, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chance the Rapper and other celebrities are asking, "Do black girls' lives matter?"
R. Kelly's Accusers And Inner Circle Revisit Shocking Allegations In New DocuseriesAllegations of abuse and sexual misconduct against R&B artist R. Kelly are in the spotlight again as a six-part documentary series reignites public outrage.
Hours After Springsteen Show Closes, Film Drops On NetflixThe film opens with the first words Springsteen says onstage to open the performance, which is a mixture of storytelling and song that builds off the singer's autobiography, and credits roll with the final bows.
Sandra Bland's Family Hopes New Documentary Brings ChangeThe documentary tries to unravel what happened between Bland's arrest during a Texas traffic stop and her death three days later.
Sandra Bland Documentary Debuts At The Music BoxThe Naperville woman's death drew national attention. It is now the subject of an HBO documentary.
Quincy Jones At 85: 'I'm Too old To Be Full Of It'The Chicago-born composer and producer is the subject of a new Netflix documentary chronicling his life, beginning with his childhood on Chicago's South Side.
Streamwood Woman's WWII Story Told In Discovery Channel DocumentaryA World War Two veteran from Streamwood is being featured on an upcoming Discovery Channel documentary.
Crundwell Documentary Returns To Dixon, IllinoisA documentary detailing former Dixon bookkeeper Rita Crundwell's theft of nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city is scheduled to be shown later this month.