Allyson Chiu, The Washington Post Published 6:39 am PST, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 If Monica Lewinsky were to ever come face-to-face with Hillary Clinton, she knows exactly what she would do: apologize. "I know that I would summon up whatever force I needed to again acknowledge to her - sincerely - how very sorry I am," Lewinsky wrote in an essay published by Vanity Fair on Tuesday. Apologizing to Clinton again - the first time was in a 1999 interview with Barbara Walters - was one of several topics Lewinsky addressed in an essay that went beyond explaining her decision to participate in a new A&E documentary series, "The Clinton Affair," which delves into the events leading up to the impeachment of former president Bill Clinton. Lewinsky, 45, also discussed the power dynamics that protected Clinton and led to her public excoriation as well as whether she believes he owes her a personal apology. The series, Lewinsky wrote, is titled "The Clinton Affair" for a … [Read more...] about ‘Bill Clinton should want to apologize’: Monica Lewinsky opens up about scandal in new documentary
A NEW TV documentary promises to reveal “new and startling” evidence on James Bulger’s killers. Let’s took a closer look at the Channel 5 show which is airing 25 years after the case which shocked Britain. When is James Bulger: The New Revelations? The documentary will air tonight (November 14, 2018) at 9pm on Channel 5 and will feature never-before-heard testimony from the infamous child killers. Two-year-old James Bulger was snatched from a Liverpool shopping centre in 1993 by ten-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, who tortured, beat and sexually assaulted him. The new show will also include evidence from those who knew the two young murderers at the time of the prosecution process and immediately afterwards. Neither of the killers gave evidence at the time, nor did their lawyers offer any defence. What did Robert Thompson say about his crimes? The Channel 5 doc features testimony Thompson, now 36, gave the Parole Board in 2001 in which he claimed he … [Read more...] about James Bulger: The New Revelations – what will the documentary show about Jon Venables and Robert Thompson?
MONICA Lewinsky thought Bill Clinton’s semen stain on her dress was “spinach dip”, a new documentary series about their affair reveals. The former White House intern said she even wore the dress after the Oval Office hookup with President Clinton in 1997. Lewinsky said in an upcoming documentary series A Clinton Affair: “I went to dinner that night. None of these people said to me, ‘Hey, you’ve got to go to the bathroom, you’ve got stuff all over your dress'". She also said she didn’t spot the telltale semen stain that proved she and Clinton were more than just friends. Lewinsky went into detail about the day the piece of evidence was created, as she continued to carry on a years-long relationship with Clinton in the early months of 1997, after he won re-election. Clinton had invited Lewinsky to a White House radio address, she recalled. She said: “He said he had a present for me. I didn’t quite know — would I get to see … [Read more...] about Monica Lewinsky reveals she mistook Bill Clinton semen stain for ‘spinach dip’ in new bombshell documentary about presidential hookup
AKRON, Ohio — An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the subject of a feature-length documentary. Akron Public Schools has approved a deal with a New York City production company to document the first year of the I Promise School, the Akron Beacon Journal reports. In July, the school opened in James' hometown and is a partnership between the school district and the LeBron James Family Foundation. The district approved the agreement this week with Blowback Productions for a documentary that will focus on the successes, struggles and endeavors of students at the school. I Promise is designed to help at-risk children with a curriculum focused on science, technology, engineering and math. James said over the summer that the school's opening was one of the greatest moments of his life. James, who was formerly with the Cleveland Cavaliers, now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. … [Read more...] about Documentary to feature Ohio school backed by LeBron James
Viet Nam News Finding Phong by French and Vietnamese directors Swann Dubus and Trần Phương Thảo has made its name at international film festivals. It is the first film in Việt Nam to document a transgender person and the sex change process in real time. It centres around Phong, a native of the south central province of Quảng Ngãi, who works as a make-up artist for the puppets at the Thăng Long Water Puppertry Theatre in Hà Nội. The movie takes audiences through Phong’s first 24 years as a boy to a then joyful chapter after he underwent the process. The documentary was screened at a number of international film festivals and finally hit cinemas in Việt Nam in October. Dubus talks to Hồng Vân about Finding Phong and the documentary scene in Việt Nam. Inner Sanctum: How did the idea of ‘Finding Phong’ come about? Gerald Herman, who was later the co-producers of … [Read more...] about French director talks about perks of making documentaries in Việt Nam