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The Road: A Story of Life and Death

The Road: A Story of Life and Death

Just like the characters in Marc Isaac’s new film The Road, I used to live along the A5 and many of the places featured in this incredible documentary are more than familiar to me. I’ve walked past the Colin Campbell and Marriot Hotel hundreds of times, but never once went inside. I’m thankful that, in his new film, Marc Isaacs’ chose to focus his piercing vision upon an area I’m deeply fond of and illuminate … Read entire article »

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Poetic fairytale documentary shows harsh reality in Russia

Poetic fairytale documentary shows harsh reality in Russia

During my youth I spend a lot of time in Russia and the Ukraine, both beautiful countries with lots to offer. Welcoming people, beautiful landscapes, lovely food and always an adventure or two. But unfortunately the country that provided this big high also showed a big low. … Read entire article »

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From riches to rags: the implosion of the American Dream

From riches to rags: the implosion of the American Dream

The acclaimed documentary film The Queen of Versailles, released on DVD today, depicts the story of a wealthy family’s downfall amid the recession. … Read entire article »

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DocHouse to bring some quality docs in February

DocHouse to bring some quality docs in February

In February DocHouse will continue their year-round screenings of top quality docs in some of London’s finest cinemas. This time their films will take you around the world to Cambodia, China and the heart of Bagdad. … Read entire article »

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Brand new trailer for Marc Isaacs’ new documentary The Road

Brand new trailer for Marc Isaacs’ new documentary The Road

Acclaimed documentarian Marc Isaacs (All White in Barking, Men of the City)  is  once again set to present us with a beautiful new documentary. This time his film offers us an intimate insight into the lives of people who have come to London from afar and struggled to make the city their home. Check out the brand new trailer here on DocGeeks. … Read entire article »

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The International Doc Challenge – making a documentary in just 5 days

The International Doc Challenge – making a documentary in just 5 days

After a huge success, the International Documentary Challenge returns for another year. The challenge? Making a  first class documentary film in just five days!  … Read entire article »

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From Doc Heads: Joseph – film of the week

From Doc Heads: Joseph – film of the week

Doc Heads, the people behind the popular short documentary networking night with the same name in East London, have made us aware of their ‘film of the week’ which we thought we’d share with you. … Read entire article »

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