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So far Ted Metrakas has created 90 blog entries.

Cries from Syria

This documentary is essential viewing for anyone interested in understanding the world as it is today, in all of its boundless horror.

By |March 11th, 2017|Documentary, DVD/Streaming/On Demand, War|0 Comments

The Freedom to Marry

The documentary depicts with admirable meticulousness the tireless efforts of those who fought for marriage as a universal right.

By |March 3rd, 2017|Documentary, GLBT|0 Comments

From Nowhere

An unparalleled dramatization of one of the most relevant plights in America today—the life of undocumented teenagers.

By |February 17th, 2017|Teen, Top Picks|0 Comments

Chapter & Verse

A clear-eyed, unsentimental yet hopeful story of redemption in today’s America.

By |February 17th, 2017|Drama, Top Picks|0 Comments

Off the Rails

Telling a story both tragic and unusual, the documentary successfully persuades viewers to empathize with a man mocked with glee by the local tabloids.

By |January 20th, 2017|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments


As an example of using art to bring the past to life as a way of honoring and understanding it, Tower is one of the year’s most unique and powerful films.

By |December 17th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

A rousing call to arms for anyone interested in honest, issues-based journalism, this documentary could not be timelier.

By |November 28th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

The Ivory Game

Executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the documentary exposes the thriving market for ivory and starts a dialogue toward ending it. In this aim, the film is a smashing success.

By |November 3rd, 2016|DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Environmental|0 Comments

Do Not Resist

The film could not be timelier, and it offers answers to one of the most vital questions of our time—why are citizens being treated like enemy combatants?

By |October 14th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments