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ARTE documentaries now available online in English

ARTE documentaries now available online in English

ARTE, the European culture channel, last week presented its new online offering in English at Sheffield Doc/Fest. … Read entire article »

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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 »

Filed under: Festivals, News

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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Hitchcock/Truffaut offers unique insight into mind of Master of Suspense

Hitchcock/Truffaut offers unique insight into mind of Master of Suspense

Director Kent Jones gives us a unique insight into a week in 1962 where Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock sat down and talked about the craft of film. … Read entire article »

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Archive footage documentary competition back on at Doc/Fest

Archive footage documentary competition back on at Doc/Fest

Once more ITN Source, the footage licensing division of news and multimedia content provider ITN, opens up its archive of 2.8 million news clips, programmes and films, to those participating in the ITN Source Short Film Competition at Sheffield Doc/Fest.  … Read entire article »

Filed under: Festivals, Get it made

Alan Berliner’s First Cousin Once Removed

Alan Berliner’s First  Cousin Once Removed

An intimate and at times uncomfortable portrait of Alzheimer’s, First Cousin Once Removed tracks American poet Edwin Honig’s losing battle with the disease. The latest work of director Alan Berliner, winner of three Emmy Awards and an IDA Documentary Award, has got all the hallmarks of his previous critically acclaimed work – snappy editing, staccato sound effects, a typewriter motif, and a deeply personal exploration of his family … Read entire article »

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Our Nixon shows other side of 37th US President

Our Nixon shows other side of 37th US President

Between 1969 and 1973, three of President Nixon’s closest aids filmed more than 500 reels of Super 8. They captured intense strategic conversations, meetings between heads of states, private moments and everything in between. Under normal circumstances this footage would be hot enough but in the aftermath of Watergate its importance only increased. … Read entire article »

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