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Meet “Iris,” Your New Fashion Idol And All-Around Life Inspiration

“I don’t have any rules, because I would be breaking them, so it’d be a waste of time.”

Megan Reynolds | March 14, 2015 - 10:00 am

Frisky Q&A: Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, Human Rights Activist & At-Sea Abortion Provider

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is a physician, artist, human rights activist, and founder of organizations Women on Waves and Women on Web, which are featured in the documentary “Vessel.” The organizations…

Claire Hannum | January 16, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Moving Documentary “Vessel” Carries Reproductive Rights Across The Ocean

Upcoming documentary “Vessel” follows the experiences of Rebecca Gomperts, a Dutch physician who founded Women on Waves, which brings contraception and safe abortion services to women in countries with few…

Claire Hannum | November 10, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Director Farzad Sangari & Quidditch Player Ali Cottong From “Mudbloods”

We’ve all seen wizards playing quidditch on broomsticks in the “Harry Potter” films, but these days, quidditch is a very real sport on college campuses across the world. The new…

Claire Hannum | October 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Watch “Private Violence” This Monday For An Eye-Opening Look At Domestic Abuse

New HBO documentary “Private Violence” follows the experiences of Deanna Walters, a mom who was beaten by her estranged husband until she was close to death, and Kit Gruelle, the survivors’

Claire Hannum | October 17, 2014 - 11:30 am

Watch The Trailer For “Mudbloods,” The Documentary About Real-Life Quidditch Players

Quidditch isn’t just played in “Harry Potter” — it’s become a real-life sport on college campuses all over the U.S. “Mudbloods,” a documentary hitting limited theaters and On Demand in…

Claire Hannum | August 1, 2014 - 11:30 am

Help Make This Documentary About Loving Your Body A Reality

You may remember Australian mom Taryn Brumfitt from the unconventional “before and after” photos she released in 2013, which showcased her transition from an ultra-fit body-building physique to an equally beautiful post-baby body.

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 2:00 pm

10 Depressing Documentaries That Are Oddly Comforting To Watch When You’re Feeling Crappy

Truth be told, the last 10 months of my life have been pretty difficult. I’m talking sucky… Real craptastic…. A fucking turd parade. In nearly every area of my life—personal…

Leslie Simon | May 8, 2014 - 10:00 am

We Should Obviously All Go See This Documentary About A Penis Museum Called “The Final Member”

Who needs Iceland’s beautiful scenery and hot springs when you can visit The Icelandic Phallological Museum instead? The Reykjavik museum is the world’s most diverse (and only?) penis museum, housing specimens…

Claire Hannum | April 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

Would You Watch A Documentary About Blogging?

Filmmaker Christopher Wiegand drove all over the United States interviewing bloggers (mostly of the “mommy blog” variety, it seems) about why they do what they do, and I’m cautiously curious.

Claire Hannum | April 16, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The Kate Moss Documentary Is On Its Way (To France)

There aren’t many people out there who can say they kicked off their 40th year on earth with a Playboy cover. I’m not going to say that there’s only one

Rachel Krause | January 4, 2014 - 4:00 pm

One Woman Documents What It’s Really Like To Be 35 And Single

When Argentinian filmmaker Paula Schargodsky found herself 35, single and accidentally having slept through her last uncoupled friend’s wedding, she knew there was something “she didn’t want to face.” As…

Ami Angelowicz | December 10, 2013 - 1:40 pm