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The Spirit Level documentary enters trailer stage

The Spirit Level documentary enters trailer stage

Some of you will have heard of the project already – come to think of it, it’s very likely you did. A complete crowdfunding success and based on a best-selling book, this documentary challenging the price of inequality now has a great new trailer. The film’s director, Katharine Round, gives us an update. … Read entire article »

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BFI Film Fund selects three documentaries at Doc/Fest

BFI Film Fund selects three documentaries at Doc/Fest

The BFI Film Fund has announced it will support three feature documentaries that pitched at a special session held at documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest. … Read entire article »

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London gets first dedicated documentary cinema screen

London gets first dedicated documentary cinema screen

Documentary champions DocHouse have announced the organisation is going to be responsible for the first cinema screen in the UK dedicated exclusively to documentaries. … Read entire article »

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Light Fly, Fly High wins best documentary at One World Media Awards

Light Fly, Fly High wins best documentary at One World Media Awards

The winners of the One World Media Awards, which recognise excellence in international journalism, were announced Tuesday 6 May at Kings Place in London. … Read entire article »

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Must-watch documentaries showing at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

Must-watch documentaries showing at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

At DocGeeks we’ve been keeping an eye on the online discussion surrounding the Tribeca Film Festival, which opens in New York on Wednesday. Here we present to you with a list of the most eagerly anticipated documentaries showing at the festival this year. … Read entire article »

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Submission time for the Grierson 2014 British Documentary Awards

Submission time for the Grierson 2014 British Documentary Awards

Entries are invited for Grierson 2014 The British Documentary Awards. The Grierson Awards – for factual programmes and documentaries – recognise outstanding films that demonstrate integrity, originality and technical excellence, and social or cultural significance. … Read entire article »

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What makes an Oscar winning documentary?

What makes an Oscar winning documentary?

On Monday morning, the world was awash with eager commentary about the gowns, gaffs and of course the award-winners of the 2014 Academy Awards. While most of the attention focussed on the fiction films (and poor old Leo DiCaprio), we here at Docgeeks were of course much more interested in who won in the competition for best feature documentary. … Read entire article »

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