No other murder in history has produced as much speculation or persistent conspiracy theories as the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Many Americans still find it hard to believe that a seemingly inconsequential man, Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone killed someone as consequential as JFK. What really happened fifty years ago at Dealey Plaza? DocGroup’s documentary The Kennedy Assassination: Beyond Conspiracy separates fact from fiction to get to the truth. To learn more click here.
DocGroup’s President and Executive Producer, Tom Yellin will speak on a panel today at DOC NYC. Presented by Dan Cogan (Impact Partners), the panel will address the recent trend of documentary filmmakers acting as news journalists (e.g. Laura Poitras on Edward Snowden; The Invisible War on sex abuse in the military). Joined by Andrew Jarecki (Capturing the Friedmans) and writer Philip Gourevitch (The New Yorker), Tom and Dan will explore the idea of doc filmmakers as the new source of breaking news.
The panel is free to attend! To find out more about DOC NYC click here.
How does a teacher engage students for whom success seems beyond reach? One passionate teacher used Girl Rising: read her blog post here. The DocGroup’s Girl Rising is not only a film and a movement for girls’ education: it’s a free school curriculum, available to upper elementary, middle and high schools. The girls of Girl Rising want only to be students. With the Girl Rising curriculum, they become teachers.
Bring Girl Rising – the film or the curriculum – to your community. For more information, click here.
In Climate of Doubt, correspondent John Hockenbury explores the massive shift in public opinion on climate change, largely orchestrated by the a few key interest groups. This Emmy nominated documentary will explore these climate skeptics, their strategies and motivations. Click here to watch for free online.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is in Haiti this week to discuss education reform. In addition to visiting schools and meeting national leaders, Secretary Duncan met with Girl Rising’s Wadley, the girl so determined to be educated she was undaunted by the earthquake, the loss of her home and being turned away at the school doors.
The DocGroup’s Girl Rising is not only a film and a movement for girls’ education: it’s a free school curriculum for upper elementary, middle and high schools. Bring Girl Rising – the film or the curriculum – to your community. For more information, click here.
From conferences in Zimbabwe to a talent show in Nairobi to an art exhibit in Georgia, DocGroup’s Girl Rising is commemorating International Day of the Girl with 2,000+ events in over 100 countries around the world.
Individuals, organizations, corporations, schools and communities are joining the monthlong celebration in support of girls.
Girl Rising is a feature film, a movement for girls’ education and a free school curriculum. You can bring Girl Rising to your community, organization or corporation. For more information, click here.
Into Harm’s Way, a feature documentary and first person chronicle, is an honest and often painful look at the shadow war casts long after the guns have fallen silent. Compelling interviews, archival footage, animated sequences and contemporary clips chronicles the experiences of the West Point Class of 1967. Members of the class poignantly share their stories about the carnage of war, the impact on their lives and the enduring bonds of brotherhood in this thought provoking documentary.
Now available on DVD- click here to make your purchase.
Today, on International Day of the Girl, DocGroup’s Girl Rising kicks off a month-long global girl-celebration of more than 2,000 screenings and events in 158 countries on 6 continents.
An official observance of the United Nations, IDG was declared to promote awareness of and action on girls’ rights. IDG 2013 is devoted to “Innovating for Girls’ Education,” a theme Girl Rising embodies and embraces.
Girl Rising is a feature film, a global action campaign for girls’ education, and a free school curriculum. For more information, click here.