Laurie Anderson's Heart of a Dog climbs back into the top five
Amy Berg's film on Janis Joplin is once again the top documentary at the North American box office.
Janis: Little Girl Blue earned $7,362 over the weekend to push its cume to $333,631, according to audience measurement firm Rentrak.
The film played on only eight screens, down from nine the previous week.
Coming in second over the weekend was Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art, directed by James Crump, According to the Troublemakers website, "The film features a cadre of renegade New York artists that sought to transcend the limitations of painting and sculpture by producing earthworks on a monumental scale in the desolate desert spaces of the American southwest."
Another New York-based artist, Laurie Anderson, saw her documentary return to the top five this weekend. Heart of a Dog's box office total after 13 weeks of release now stands at $335,785, Rentrak reported.
Rounding out the top five were Censored Voices, directed by Mor Loushy, and Hitchcock/Truffaut, from director Kent Jones. The latter film is based largely on audio of a conversation between the legendary filmmakers that took place in 1962. It features contemporary interviews with the likes of Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, David Fincher and Richard Linklater.
Matthew Carey is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. His work has appeared on Deadline.com, CNN, CNN.com, TheWrap.com, NBCNews.com and in Documentary magazine.