John Maggio's The Newspaperman debuts in DC

 A bevy of Washington VIPs and journalism behemoths — including Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sally Quinn — celebrating the premiere of a new documentary about legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee.

Among the crowd at the exclusive soiree for HBO’s “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee,” on Wednesday at the Newseum in downtown Washington: Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler, Tammy Haddad, former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), Tony Kornheiser, executive producers Richard Cohen and Peter Kunhardt, BET's Sheila Johnson and Bradlee's son, Quinn Bradlee.

“The Newspaperman” debuts on HBO on Dec. 4.

Sundance Selects acquires North American rights to Far From the Tree

Sundance Selects announced today that the company is acquiring US and Canadian rights to Rachel Dretzin’s documentary, Far From The Tree, ahead of its world premiere on November 10 at DOC NYC documentary festival. 
Sundance Selects plans a theatrical release during summer 2018.

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Nominated for News & Doc Emmy

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise is nominated for a News & Doc Emmy for Outstanding Historical Documentary! It is nominated alongside Best of Enemies, Team Foxcatcher, UNDERFIRE: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro, and No Más Bebés for the 38th News & Doc Emmy Awards.

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New York Times Review: ‘Ruby Ridge’ Revisits a 1992 Siege With Current Resonance

The New York Times' Mike Hale reviews our next American Experience film, Ruby Ridge, calling it a "vivid, personal account" of a moment "when the promise of America is violently betrayed".

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Variety Review of 'Oklahoma City': "riveting" "haunting experience"

Variety's Owen Gleiberman gives a glowing in-depth review of Oklahoma City at Sundance Film Festival! He states that "there are certain documentaries... that heighten and clarify the past in a way that can shed revelatory light upon the present. That’s the sort of movie that “Oklahoma City” is."

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HuffPost Exclusive Trailer Premiere: ‘Oklahoma City’ Trailer Links Timothy McVeigh’s Terrorism To The Advance Of White Supremacy

The Huffington Post writes about Ark's American Experience Film, Oklahoma City, noting "it is a document of patriotism turned into radicalism, a familiar notion amid the alarming nationalist force that has only become more incentivized in the wake of Donald Trump’s election". Huffington Post also has the exclusive trailer premiere. 

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