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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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Grierson Trust opens awards for submissions and calls for more diversity

Grierson Trust opens awards for submissions and calls for more diversity

The 2016 British Documentary Awards are now open for submissions. The Grierson Trust has made its annual call for entries to the most sought-after awards in the UK’s documentary calendar, better known as The Griersons, highlighting at the same time the need for more diversity in the industry. … Read entire article »

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Documentary festival Frames of Representation announces inaugural edition

Documentary festival Frames of Representation announces inaugural edition

Frames of Representation (FoR) is a new film festival which showcases innovative forms of documentary cinema and invites discussion around the issues represented on screen.  … Read entire article »

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Louis Theroux returns to BBC with two new feature docs

Louis Theroux returns to BBC with two new feature docs

BBC Two has announced that Louis Theroux will return this year with two films based in the UK, as he takes a look at alcohol addiction and brain injury. … Read entire article »

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Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

VICE returns to Sheffield Doc/Fest to launch their Rule Britannia Pitch, offering filmmakers a chance to win a commission from the VICE UK documentary team. … Read entire article »

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Eye Want Change – documentary filmmakers go mobile

Eye Want Change – documentary filmmakers go mobile

Having launched in 2014, Eye Want Change’s third edition is full of little documentary gems, highlighting how technology has now made it possible for filmmakers to give voice to their ideas by means of a simple mobile phone.    … Read entire article »

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Producer of A Syrian Love Story in crowdfunding bid for Even When I Fall

Producer of A Syrian Love Story in crowdfunding bid for Even When I Fall

Elhum Shakerifar, the producer of Sean McAllister’s A Syrian Love Story, which was recently nominated for a BAFTA, is seeking help in a crowdfunding bid for a new documentary film project entitled Even When I Fall.  … Read entire article »

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