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Sundance announces more documentaries to festival slate

Sundance announces more documentaries to festival slate

After announcing the documentaries that are to run in the festival’s competition strand, the Sundance Institute announced yesterday the documentaries that are selected to screen in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival out-of-competition sections Spotlight, Park City at Midnight and New Frontier. … Read entire article »

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The Invisible War

The Invisible War

It won the prestigious Audience Award at Sundance 2012 and is currently in the running for an equally appreciated IDA award; this flawless investigation by Oscar and Emmy nominated director Kirby Dick reveals that some servicemen who are working to prevent evil acts of terrorism from reaching American soil, are in fact themselves guilty of accomplishing acts that are equally as brutal, and on their own comrades…. … Read entire article »

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Hackney Picturehouse presents 5 Broken Cameras documentary workshop

Hackney Picturehouse presents 5 Broken Cameras documentary workshop

At film festivals and in cinemas worldwide the documentary film 5 Broken Cameras was a hit. Now Hackney Picturehouse presents us with a one-day ’the making of’ workshop which will include tips and lessons from the film’s very own co-director Guy Davidi. … Read entire article »

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Sundance Film Festival announces documentaries in competition for 2013

Sundance Film Festival announces documentaries in competition for 2013

The Sundance Institute has announced the documentary films selected for the U.S. and World documentary competitions of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. … Read entire article »

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Film Independent announces nominees Spirit Awards 2013

Film Independent announces nominees Spirit Awards 2013

Yesterday the Spirit Awards, which celebrates artist-driven independent filmmaking, announced its nominees, among them the documentaries Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present and The Invisible War. … Read entire article »

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Documentary examines brutal existence of albinos in Tanzania

Documentary examines brutal existence of albinos in Tanzania

The audience at IDFA rated it their second favourite out of a possible 300 films - and with just cause. Harry Freeland’s new documentary In The Shadow of the Sun is a phenomenal piece of filmmaking which doesn’t just tells us but also truly lets us feel the heartbreaking fear and pain that albinos in Tanzania experience on a daily basis. … Read entire article »

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Why Poverty? documentary series: Park Avenue

Why Poverty? documentary series: Park Avenue

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney strikes again with a hard-hitting documentary highlighting the unfair wealth divide in the US by focusing on Park Avenue; one of the country’s most famous streets where the super rich and super poor live a mere few miles apart. … Read entire article »

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