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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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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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