Author Archives: Naked Edge Films


Three National Security whistleblowers fight to reveal the darkest corners of America’s war on terror, challenging a government that is increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.


In Country

Deep in the Oregon woods, the heat of a reenacted Vietnam battle sheds light on America’s complicated relationship with war and its veterans.

Kino Lorber acquires “The Revisionaries” for Theatrical Release and PBS’s Independent Lens acquires for U.S. broadcast

Indiewire and Variety today reported that Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Scott Thurman’s topical documentary The Revisionaries. According to Indiewire’s Eric Kohn who reviewed it at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, the film is an “enthralling look at the resistance to the theory of evolution among prominent members of the Texas […]


Sundance Institute releases “The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan”

The Sundance Institute today announced that The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan will be included among the independent films supported by its Artist Services Program, and is now available on a variety of digital platforms including Hulu, Netflix and SnagFilms. “McKinley Nolan” will soon be available for immediate streaming and will also be found on iTunes, […]


“GONE” released on DVD

Breaking Glass Pictures today released the DVD of GONE: The Disappearance of Aeryn Gillern, which is now available at various outlets including the official “GONE” website. Breaking Glass will release the film digitally later in 2012.


“The Revisionaries” wins Special Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival

Scott Thurman’s new film The Revisionaries won the Special Jury Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, at the concluding ceremony of the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. See Michael Moore and the jury as they present the award: The Revisionaries wins Tribeca Special Jury Prize from Naked Edge Films.


The Revisionaries

In a small room in Austin, Texas, a group of fifteen people single-handedly decide what is taught to the next generation of American children.


“The Revisionaries” to Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

Scott Thurman’s new film The Revisionaries will have its World Premiere this April at the Tribeca Film Festival, the festival announced today.


“Saving Face” wins Oscar for Best Documentary Short

NEF-supported film Saving Face by Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short at the 84th Academy Awards. The film follows British plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who returns to his homeland to help victims of acid burns. The film follows one woman as she fights to see that the perpetrators […]


“Code of the West” to Premiere at SXSW

“Code of the West” will have it’s World Premiere at SXSW on March 11.  Congratulations to Director/Producer Rebecca Richman Cohen and the rest of the crew!


“Saving Face” nominated for Oscar!

NEF-supported film Saving Face has been nominated for an Academy Award® in the Documentary Short Subject category!  Many congratulations to the whole production team! Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC […]

“Saving Face” shortlisted for Oscar!

NEF-supported film Saving Face has been shortlisted for an Academy Award® in the Documentary Short Subject category!  Many congratulations to the whole production team!  Keep your fingers crossed – the official nominations are announced on January 24, 2012.


“Cape Spin” to Premiere at Woodstock Film Festival

“Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle,” the feature documentary about the epic battle over the Cape Wind project, America’s first offshore windfarm proposed for the storied waters of Nantucket Sound, will have its World Premiere on September 23rd at the Woodstock Film Festival. Stated the festival: “Fueled by a satiric ‘revolutionary’ soundtrack, ‘Cape Spin’ is […]


“War Don Don” Nominated for Two Emmy’s!

“War Don Don” has been nominated for two News and Documentary Emmy® Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS): Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story and Outstanding Editing (Francisco Bello). The Awards will be presented on Monday, September 26, at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz […]


“GONE” Wins Best Documentary at NewFest!

“GONE” won the jury award for Best Feature Documentary at the NewFest Film Festival, NYC’s premier LGBT film festival.


“Donor Unknown” wins Audience Award at SILVERDOCS!

“Donor Unknown” won the Audience Award for Best Feature Film at SILVERDOCS. The Award is the result of audience votes throughout the festival in Silver Spring, Maryland. Read more at indiWIRE.


“Donor Unknown” wins at Tribeca!

“Donor Unknown” won the award for Best Feature Film in the Online section of the Tribeca Film Festival. Quoting the Festival: Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jerry Rothwell (Heavy Load, Deep Water) captures the path of young people looking for their genetic inheritance as it converges with an aging vagabond whose life choices just might now offer […]


“GONE” and “Donor Unknown” to Have Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

Two documentaries from Naked Edge Films will have premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival: the World Premiere of “GONE” and the North American Premiere of “Donor Unknown.” “GONE” will be screening April 23rd @ 6:30pm, April 26th @ 9:45pm and April 28th @ 4:30pm, and “Donor Unknown” will be screening April 23rd @ 3:00pm, April […]


“War Don Don” on HBO again March 16th

If you missed the HBO broadcast of “War Don Don” last fall, there will be rebroadcast on March 16th at 8pm & 11pm EST. Please check your local listings and the HBO website for “War Don Don” for more information. If you miss the broadcast, be sure to catch “War Don Don” on-demand!



A veteran New York police officer embarks on a harrowing search to find her son, when he disappears under suspicious circumstances in Austria.