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Documentaries go interactive; explore new opportunities at i-Docs 2012

Documentaries go interactive; explore new opportunities at i-Docs 2012

The world is changing and so is the way we interact with films. Increasingly audiences want to do more than just ‘watch’; they want to participate. Held in Bristol over two days in March, i-Docs is the first symposium in the UK totally dedicated to the interactive documentary genre. Find out how you can use digital interactive technology to get more out of your film. … Read entire article »

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‘Undefeated’ wins Best Documentary Feature at Oscars

‘Undefeated’ wins Best Documentary Feature at Oscars

Among strong competition the film ‘Undefeated’, by T.J. Martin and Daniel Lindsay, won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature on Sunday. The Oscar for Best Documentary Short went to Saving Face, making it the first ever Oscar win for Pakistan.   … Read entire article »

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The Oscars 2012: Which documentary will win the big prize?

The Oscars 2012: Which documentary will win the big prize?

Tonight’s the night when we will find out which documentary takes home the prestigious Academy Award. Many predictions on who will win have been made by the critics. But films are generally made with a wider audience in mind, therefore DocGeeks is asking you for your opinion. Take a look at these trailers/promos for the Documentary Oscar nominees. Who do you think should win? … Read entire article »

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Review: Project Nim

Review: Project Nim

In 1973 a chimpanzee was taken from his mother, given to a wealthy (yet bohemian) family on New York City’s upper west side, taught sign language and treated like a human child – all in the name of science. And the results are heartbreaking. Kristy Hutter reviews the Oscar-nominated film that documents this controversial experiment. … Read entire article »

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The Oscars 2012: Which documentary short will win the big prize?

The Oscars 2012: Which documentary short will win the big prize?

We’re only hours away from the Oscars and many predictions on who will win what have been made by the critics. But films are generally made with a wider audience in mind, therefore DocGeeks is asking you for your opinion. Take a look at these trailers/promos for the Short Documentary Oscar nominees. Who do you think should win? … Read entire article »

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Win two tickets to the UK Premiere of The Price of Kings: Yasser Arafat

Win two tickets to the UK Premiere of The Price of Kings: Yasser Arafat

Spirit Level Film are delighted to announce the UK Premiere of The Price of Kings: Yasser Arafat – the first film in the landmark documentary series on leadership. In celebration they’re offering two sets of two tickets to see the film at their central London screening on 13th March. … Read entire article »

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Review – Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

Review – Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

Under Fire: Journalists in Combat explores new territory–the psychological effects of reporting war. The tables have been turned: it tells the stories of the storytellers who risk their lives to bring first-hand accounts from the front lines into the living rooms of families around the world. Kristy Hutter reviews the documentary short-listed for an Oscar. … Read entire article »

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