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Sheffield Doc/Fest aims for bigger, better and more interactive in 2015

Sheffield Doc/Fest aims for bigger, better and more interactive in 2015

Where to start with a documentary film festival that has so much to offer? Sheffield Doc/Fest has been, for some time now, the UK’s premier documentary and digital media festival. It has also cemented itself as a dynamic, vital and international cornerstone of the industry today. … Read entire article »

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Heather Croall leaves Sheffield Doc/Fest to head Adelaide Fringe Festival

Heather Croall leaves Sheffield Doc/Fest to head Adelaide Fringe Festival

Sheffield Doc/Fest’s CEO, Heather Croall, is to step down in February after nine years in the role. … Read entire article »

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IDFA Bertha Fund launches new Europe programme

IDFA Bertha Fund launches new Europe programme

IDFA’s new Bertha Fund for European filmmakers who are looking to co-produce documentaries with producers from developing countries, is now calling for entries. … Read entire article »

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Which documentaries can you expect to see at Sundance?

Which documentaries can you expect to see at Sundance?

“Renowned filmmakers and films about far-reaching subjects comprise this section highlighting our ongoing commitment to documentaries,” Sundance says. And indeed, far-reaching subjects they are. … Read entire article »

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IDFA picks strong slate of award winners

IDFA picks strong slate of award winners

Of Men and War by director Laurent Bécue-Renard has won the IDFA Award for Best Feature Documentary at the ceremony that marked the end of the 2014 festival in Amsterdam. … Read entire article »

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The Galapagos Affair: Satan came to Eden

The Galapagos Affair: Satan came to Eden

This is one of the those documentaries that proves the old adage that fact is truly stranger than fiction, writes Hazel Pfeifer. … Read entire article »

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Regarding Susan Sontag portrays a woman ahead of her time

Regarding Susan Sontag portrays a woman ahead of her time

The very nature of documentary is to reflect, condense and categorise the events and the people that surround us. The problem facing Regarding Susan Sontag is how do you categorise a subject that is beyond categorisation? … Read entire article »

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