Jigsaw’s new film, following both Lance Armstrong’s return to the Tour de France in 2009 and his 2013 admission to doping, will be released by Sony Pictures Classics. “The Armstrong Lie” was directed and produced by Alex Gibney, and features a multi-year account of Armstrong’s life in cycling. Read more here.
A day after being named a finalist for the Humanitas Prize, “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God,” received 5 Emmy nominations. Another 2013 Jigsaw film, the two-part music documentary “History of the Eagles,” received 2 nominations. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming Outstanding Directing… Continue reading Jigsaw’s films nominated for 7 Emmys
Jigsaw’s 2012 film “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God” was named a finalist for the Humanitas Prize! Winners will be announced in September. The film documents the first known public protest against clerical sex abuse in the U.S. These four deaf young men set out to expose the priest who had abused them… Continue reading Mea Maxima Culpa named a finalist for Humanitas Prize
The Los Angeles Times interviewed director Alex Gibney in 2010 when “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” first came out. Reporter Steven Zeitchik asked Gibney if he thought Spitzer would get back into politics, and which office he would run for. “Yes. Comptroller,” Gibney answered without hesitation. “It’s a position where he can… Continue reading LA Times on Eliot Spitzer’s candidacy
An article by Laurie Goldstein, New York Times reporter, showed that Cardinal Timothy F. Dolan sought to protect church assets from victims of sex abuse by moving $57 million into a cemetery trust fund. Cardinal Dolan has previously expressed outrage against the abuse of children. The revelation came as the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee released a… Continue reading Update: Cardinal sought to protect church from sex abuse claims