Film Documentary Resurgence Relieves Political Exhaustion

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For no obvious reason, the reality mini-surge continues: By next weekend, at least three feature documentaries will have sold more tickets at the domestic box-office than any documentary without pandas that was released last year. The panda doc was Disney's Born In China, which took in $13.8 million after it opened in April of 2017. That year's biggest non-panda doc was Magnolia's I Am Not Your Negro, which had about $7.1 million in sales. This year, Won't You Be My Neighb…