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‘City of a Million Dreams’ looks at New Orleans through lens of jazz funerals

Jazz funerals are "a life force of this culture in this city," says writer and filmmaker Jason Berry, who comes to Somerville and Vineyard Haven this week.

Odie Henderson Review | ★★★

‘Being Mary Tyler Moore’: Hats off to this new doc about the TV legend

It premieres Friday on MAX.

Odie Henderson Review | ★★★ 1/2

You can observe a lot by watching the Yogi Berra doc ‘It Ain’t Over’

Berra’s larger-than-life persona outbalanced his astonishing baseball achievements. This documentary recalibrates the scales.

When documentarian Davis Guggenheim met Michael J. Fox, the actor had one request: ‘No violins’

"Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie" premieres May 12 on Apple TV+.

Celebrating Donna Summer — and 20 years of IFFBoston

The documentary "Love to Love You, Donna Summer" and biopic of a beloved mobile phone, "BlackBerry," are two films worth checking out.

‘There wasn’t anybody like him,’ says ‘Little Richard: I Am Everything’ director Lisa Cortés

A new documentary celebrates the architect of rock 'n' roll and the multiple legacies he built.

Odie Henderson Review | ★★★1/2

‘Reggie’ tells a parallel story of race and baseball

Alexandria Stapleton’s documentary on Prime Video traces the career of Reggie Jackson, a.k.a. ‘Mr. October.’


New documentary ‘American Bolshevik’ looks at the vilification of the coyote

Rhode Island-based fillmmaker Julie Marron grew fascinated with the debate over what to do about the growing coyote ‘problem’ in her home state.