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Documentaries and doc events at the Berlinale

Documentaries and doc events at the Berlinale

The Berlinale takes documentaries seriously. This is not only reflected by the fact that this year no fewer than 64 docs are screening in the various festival programmes, but also in the wide range of workshops, panels and presentations that are taking place in Berlin right now. … Read entire article »

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Untitled New York Review Of Books documentary by Martin Scorsese screens at Berlinale

Untitled New York Review Of Books documentary by Martin Scorsese screens at Berlinale

Untitled New York Review Of Books Documentary directed by Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi will be shown at the Berlinale as a work in progress. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and key contributors. … Read entire article »

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Watch: Oscar nominated documentary and short doc trailers

Watch: Oscar nominated documentary and short doc trailers

It’s that time of the year when we all moan, look surprised or smile from ear to ear – the Oscar nominations are in. Find out which five feature documentaries and which five short documentaries have made the cut. … Read entire article »

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The Act of Killing and Alex Gibney double BAFTA nominees

The Act of Killing and Alex Gibney double BAFTA nominees

This morning BAFTA announced the nominees for its annual awards ceremony. This year, for the first time, the academy picked not three films to compete for the Best Documentary accolade, but five. … Read entire article »

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Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Meetmarket and Crossover Market open for submissions

Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Meetmarket and Crossover Market open for submissions

Sheffield Doc/Fest opens its factual media marketplaces Meetmarket and Crossover Market  and announces new fund acknowledging rise and importance of interactive documentary projects. … Read entire article »

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Top 10 documentaries of 2013

Top 10 documentaries of 2013

What is the best documentary released in 2013? A difficult question, and tricky as it can be very personal. But, based on the opinions of the Docgeeks team of writers who see a lot of docs, we’ve tried for the third year in a row to compile a strong list for you. We hope you agree. … Read entire article »

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Netflix reveals direction of original content documentary Mitt

Netflix reveals direction of original content documentary Mitt

Netflix has released the first official trailer for its upcoming documentary Mitt, about former candidate for the US presidency, Mitt Romney. The documentary will premier at Sundance in Utah on 17 January. The online streaming platform have said they will debut the film on their own websites at one minute past midnight, exactly one week after its premiere at the renowned festival. … Read entire article »

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