HBO Documentary Archive

‘Class Divide’ Trailer From HBO Documentaries

CLASS DIVIDE highlights the recent effects of hyper-gentrification in New York City’s West Chelsea neighborhood, focusing on an intersection where an elite private school sits directly across the street from public housing projects. The final film in a trilogy about economic forces affecting ordinary ...Read More

HBO Documentary Review: ‘Bolshoi Babylon’

“Bolshoi Babylon,” a documentary about the backstage infighting at Russia’s famed Bolshoi ballet, opens with an interviewee explicitly stating that the Bolshoi’s problems are symbolic of the government’s deeper institutional instability. Statements like this pop up frequently throughout “Bolshoi Babylon,” but the film never ...Read More