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Q&A with Trevor Anderson: The Man That Got Away

Q&A with Trevor Anderson: The Man That Got Away

The LIDF, one of the UK’s largest independent documentary film festivals currently on in London, not only pays attention to feature-length docs but also screens a lot of fantastic shorts. One of them is Trevor Anderson’s The Man That Got Away. DocGeeks talked to him about the making of his unique film. … Read entire article »

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Q&A with Oscar nominee James Spione: Incident in New Baghdad

Q&A with Oscar nominee James Spione: Incident in New Baghdad

Nominated for an Acdemy Award for best short documentary, Incident in New Bagdad will this week see its European premiere at the LIDF festival in London. DocGeeks talked to filmmaker James Spione about this raw and especially provocative documentary which looks into one of the most notorious incidents of the Iraq War. … Read entire article »

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Review: Out of the Game

Review: Out of the Game

Tower Hamlets in London is one of the most deprived parts of the country: gang culture is commonplace, there is a lack of well paid jobs, and high rates of disease and ill health. It is also one of the boroughs hosting the upcoming Olympics. Against this backdrop three young people are refusing to conform to stereotypes. … Read entire article »

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Some docs to look out for at LIDF next week

Some docs to look out for at LIDF next week

Next week Thursday, the London International Documentary Film Festival (LIDF) kicks off in the capital with some great films on a variety of subjects. We’ve put together some trailers of documentatries which we feel will be absolute winners this year. … Read entire article »

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Stay tuned for the London International Documentary Film Festival (LIDF)

Stay tuned for the London International Documentary Film Festival (LIDF)

Less than three weeks from now the London International Documentary Festival will kick off with a bang, and we’ll be there! Here’s a little heads up on what to expect. … Read entire article »

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Short doc shows long road home for young deported asylum seekers

Short doc shows long road home for young deported asylum seekers

Lifted from your bed at the break of dawn you have no chance to say goodbye to loved ones. You are brought to a deportation centre but literally don’t have time to worry about it as you will be moved another four times in the weeks to come. Then finally, barefoot and in the rain, you are placed on a bus to the airport … Read entire article »

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