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Top 10 documentary films of 2011

And before you know it another year has passed; you’re a year older, gained a couple of pounds, a few more wrinkles and watched loads of good documentaries while you’re suppose to be doing other things. Or maybe that’s just me… Anyhow, to stick with the more positive on that list, here an overview of DG’s favourite documentaries of 2011. … Read entire article »

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Top 5 Christmas documentaries to get into the spirit of the season

In the spirit of Christmas we thought it would be nice to give you some alternatives to Home Alone, A Christmas Carol and It’s a Wonderful Life. Therefore today a list with what we consider the ultimate five Christmas documentaries. … Read entire article »

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Technology marks DG’s 10 most popular posts of 2011

For DocGeeks it’s been a great first year (months actually). Thanks so much for visiting the blog, all the tweeting and sharing on Facebook. Just in case you missed some of our content, we give you an overview of the 10 most popular blog posts since the launch in September. Enjoy! … Read entire article »

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Slamdance reveals special screenings and shorts programme

More documentaries have been announced to play next month at the coolest ‘underdog’ film festival around; Slamdance. Last week we revealed the eight documentaries in its competition line-up, but there’s more to see next month. … Read entire article »

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Tribeca Film Institute announces 2012 Documentary Fund recipients

Ten lucky filmmakers have been awarded a total of $150.000 in grants yesterday by the Tribeca Film Institute to go towards their character-driven documentary projects. The grantees of the TFI Documentary Fund were selected out of no less than 630 submissions.  … Read entire article »

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Dreams of a Life goes interactive

In the last post I gave three examples of documentaries which run alongside campaigns urging people to take action and support the struggle outlined in the film. Today I set out another example of making a film, and it’s main subject, interactive. … Read entire article »

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Documentaries as champions for a good cause

If anything 2011 was the year in which documentaries were used to fight for freedom. Not necessarily in the Errol Morris type of way, e.g. investigative, but more the call to action, the need for attention, the urge to highlight injustice kind of way. … Read entire article »

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