DOCUMENTARY

‘Cries From Syria’ Captures Brutality of Assad’s War on His Own People (video)

Director Evgeny Afineevsky screened his extraordinarily powerful and disturbing HBO documentary, “Cries From Syria” at The Brightside Screening Room in Jersey City last week in his continuing campaign to publicize the horrors of Bashar al-Assad’s war against his own people. Thomas Duch, Paul Vagianos and Christine Ordway presented Academy Award nominee Afineevsky’s moving documentary....

Harvey Weinstein's 'Seal Team Six' Becomes Political Football (watch!)

Harvey Weinstein’s controversial movie “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden” is becoming a political football as the date nears for its broadcast Sunday (Nov 3), only three days before the presidential election. Republican supporters of presidential candidate Mitt Romney had complained that the show, which will air on the National Geographic Channel, is purposely timed to help boost President Obama’s reelection. But National Geographic Channel President Howard T. Owens is reportedly cutting Romney a break....