documentary

  • Disney Documentary Give-away
    Disney Documentary Give-away

    Update: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to winners Amanda and Renee M. Disney recently released 3 documentaries – Waking Sleeping Beauty, Walt & El Grupo, and The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story – on DVD. We recently reviewed them here on the blog and now we have two sets…

  • Abigail Disney profiled by Forbes
    Abigail Disney profiled by Forbes

    If you’re not in the right circles you could go years without reading about Walt’s grandniece Abigail Disney. But if you’re in the social justice, philanthropy and documentary world, then Disney has really made her mark. Forbes magazine has a great interview and video with her where she discusses her…

  • Thoughts on Disneynature’s ‘Oceans’
    Thoughts on Disneynature’s ‘Oceans’

    Tomorrow is Earth Day 2010, opening day for Oceans, the second picture released in North America under the Disneynature banner. The documentary is directed by French filmmakers Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud and features never-before-seen views of the world’s oceans captured using the ‘latest in underwater recording technologies’. Narration is…

  • Philanthropist Abigail Disney deals by economy
    Philanthropist Abigail Disney deals by economy

    Had a hard time crafting a headline for this one, after all when the story lede is “Walt Disney’s Grandniece loses millions in Real Estate“, it’s difficult to stay away from the sensational. The truth is Abigail Disney is just as affected by the lousy economy as the rest of…

  • EARTH from DisneyNature – Director’s Roundtable
    EARTH from DisneyNature – Director’s Roundtable

    Director Alastair Fothergill took part in a Virtual Roundtable for DisneyNature’s EARTH today. They also showed the ‘Earth Diaries” film that will be a special feature on the Blu-Ray Disc. It took over 5 years to complete the film, so there is a lot of territory covered in the feature,…

  • EARTH coming soon on DVD & Blu-ray
    EARTH coming soon on DVD & Blu-ray

    EARTH, the beautiful and powerful documentary released by DisneyNature earlier this year, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray. Here at The Disney Blog we’ve been given two copies to give away. See below for details on how to enter the drawing. On September 1, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment releases…

  • Walt and El Grupo Trailer
    Walt and El Grupo Trailer

    Walt & El Grupo revisits the amazing ten-week trip that Walt Disney and his talented group of hand picked artists and filmmakers (later known as El Grupo) took to South America in 1941 at the behest of the U.S. Government as part of the Good Neighbor Policy. The documentary, put…

  • Walt & El Grupo opens limited release in NY & LA
    Walt & El Grupo opens limited release in NY & LA

    WALT & EL GRUPO’ Debuts in Theaters on September 11th in a limited release in Los Angeles and New York theaters. The documentary highlights the untold adventures of Walt Disney’s 1941 South American goodwill tour. In New York, the film will open at the Quad Cinema. In Los Angeles, the…

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