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Virtual Reality and Tech key ingredients for Doc/Fest ’16

Virtual Reality and Tech key ingredients for Doc/Fest ’16

Sheffield Doc/Fest is the place to be for anyone interested in where tech is taking, shaping or creating the story.  … Read entire article »

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Hungry for documentaries? Try these…

Hungry for documentaries? Try these…

Eating out can be fun, an experience, delicious or even give you the chance to admire a work of art. And the latter is what some chefs aim for, an explosion of flavours, an intriguing experience of various textures and a plate that is so stunning you will forget to Instagram it. This year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest has some interesting documentaries on show for the real food lovers amongst you. … Read entire article »

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Death by Design shows destroying effects of technology

Death by Design shows destroying effects of technology

Consumers love their smartphones, tablets and laptops – their whole lives are arranged around them, organised with them, dictated by them. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer. Five billion will own a mobile phone. But what is the real cost of all this technology? This is a question answered by documentary filmmaker Sue Williams in Death By Design.  … Read entire article »

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Remembering Ali – The best docs about the boxing legend

Remembering Ali – The best docs about the boxing legend

As the world is mourning the death of Muhammad Ali many of his greatest sentences and best videos are being posted on social media, quoted in print articles and shown on television. … Read entire article »

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Open City Docs comes to London with killer programme

Open City Docs comes to London with killer programme

Last week Open City Docs  announced their programme for this year’s festival, taking place over six days from 21-26 June at venues across London. They will screen over 60 documentaries and host an impressive line-up of special events, industry sessions, masterclasses, networking events and – not to forget – kick ass parties. … Read entire article »

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Katharine Round talks about the struggle of filming The Divide

Katharine Round talks about the struggle of filming The Divide

Fresh from the London screening of her new documentary and getting a warm welcome from the critics, director Katharine Round speaks about the challenge of turning a book of numbers and analysis into an emotional journey, an edit so demanding it took a room covered in colour coded post-it notes to complete, and tackling an issue that is becoming more and more relevant by the day. Hannah Gal interviews the filmmaker behind The Divide. … Read entire article »

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Filmmaker Danae Elon captures personal return to Israel in P.S. Jerusalem

Filmmaker Danae Elon captures personal return to Israel in P.S. Jerusalem

In 2010 director Danae Elon, pregnant with her third child, felt a strong urge to move from New York, back to her native city Jerusalem. P.S. Jerusalem is the story of the family’s consequent five-year long transition and adjustment to a life in the politically charged city. … Read entire article »

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