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Sheffield Doc/Fest announces first events for 2013 festival

Sheffield Doc/Fest announces first events for 2013 festival

June festival organisers Sheffield Doc/Fest have announced the first line-up of guests for its 20th Anniversary. With over 75 conference sessions and masterclasses the 2013 version of the festival is said to become a great one. Co-presented by Documentary Campus here are some of the first sessions made public. … Read entire article »

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Meadows’ The Stone Roses documentary to hit UK cinemas in June

Meadows’ The Stone Roses documentary to hit UK cinemas in June

Finally it’s time to announce that Shane Meadows’ documentary The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone will  be released in UK cinemas on 5 June. … Read entire article »

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Between the Lines and Truthloader host Citizen Journalism Challenge

Between the Lines and Truthloader host Citizen Journalism Challenge

Join Between the Lines and Truthloader’s Mobile Citizen Journalism Challenge: Make a film on your mobile, upload it, and get the chance to see your video featured online for the world to see. … Read entire article »

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Two top documentaries on BBC iPlayer we’d like to recommend

Two top documentaries on BBC iPlayer we’d like to recommend

Are you feeling as bored as we are with this cold rainy weather? Fear not, you can now kill your time watching two top documentaries on BBC iPlayer. … Read entire article »

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WFTV presents: The Imposter editor Andrew Hulme

WFTV presents: The Imposter editor Andrew Hulme

WFTV are offering DocGeeks readers a chance to hear from Andrew Hulme, the editor of the box office hit documentary The Imposter next Thursday in Central London. … Read entire article »

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Penny Woolcock tackles gang crime in new documentary One Mile Away

Penny Woolcock tackles gang crime in new documentary One Mile Away

How do you solve a problem like inner city black-on-black crime? British filmmaker Penny Woolcock’s new film One Mile Away treads the streets of Birmingham to document the struggle of two men from opposite, and warring, sides of the city to establish a truce and put an end to the mindless violence that continues to claim young lives. … Read entire article »

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Ken Loach’s documentary is “refreshing and radical”

Ken Loach’s documentary is “refreshing and radical”

At a time when millionaire politicians (eighteen of the current twenty nine cabinet ministers are worth over a million) are telling us that “we are all in this together” the documentary “The Spirit of 45” could not seem more prescient, writes Ben Unwin. … Read entire article »

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