Documentary Films and Programs

January 14, 2018

This Is What We Learned When the Queen Opened the Vault

Advertisement LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch on the planet, is not afraid to spill tea. The queen opens up the vault, if you […]
December 16, 2017

With…Sheila Nevins: The Grande Dame of Documentary is Leaving Her Home at HBO

When Sheila Nevins first started working in television in the 1970s, she thought “being touched by a man inappropriately was part of the rules of the […]
December 14, 2017

Sag Harbor’s Historic Cinema Saved

Advertisement SAG HARBOR, N.Y. — It was a cliffhanger ending out of silent film-era two-reeler. Just days before the anniversary of the fire that partly destroyed […]
December 6, 2017

Life Lessons: Fabulous Life Lessons From Gianni Agnelli

With his aquiline nose, swept-back hair and bare chest bronzed by the Mediterranean sun, Gianni Agnelli came across like a modern-day Roman Emperor. He was sometimes […]
November 18, 2017

Big Sonia: I’m Still Here

Advertisement Midway into “Big Sonia,” Sonia Warshawski, the outsize centerpiece of this poignant documentary, ushers viewers into her bedroom, lifts a pillow from the bed and […]
September 9, 2016

On the Runway: Behind the Scenes at British Vogue

On the Runway By ELIZABETH PATON Is any Vogue editor worth the title these days if she doesn’t have a behind-the-scenes documentary revealing her smarts and […]
April 2, 2016

At Home With Gloria Vanderbilt: Gloria Vanderbilt’s Story (Reprised)

At Home With Gloria Vanderbilt By PENELOPE GREEN April 2, 2016 Sometimes Anderson Cooper imagines himself as the Thomas Cromwell to his mother’s Henry VIII, the voice of […]