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12 O’Clock Boys: a refreshing and honest portrait of a raw subculture

12 O’Clock Boys: a refreshing and honest portrait of a raw subculture

Billed as a potentially divisive opening film, 12 O’Clock Boys was nevertheless selected by Open City Docs Fest to commence this year’s festival. Lofty Nathan’s first feature looks at the adrenaline-pumped biker gangs of Baltimore, spray-painting a heady portrait of a pugnacious young boy who dreams of running with ‘the Pack’ and faces the hard-knock realities of inner-city life. … Read entire article »

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Oliver Wright on programming Open City Docs Fest

Oliver Wright on programming Open City Docs Fest

As we’re days away from the start of Open City Docs Fest, the documentary festival which screens the success films such as The Act of Killing as well as the work of first-time filmmakers, we thought it fitting to honour the man who made it all happen. Jacob Harbord interviews the festival’s lead programmer Oliver Wright. … Read entire article »

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Win 2 tickets to Sofia’s Last Ambulance at Open City Docs Fest

Win 2 tickets to Sofia’s Last Ambulance at Open City Docs Fest

For all you documentary fans out there, we’re lucky enough to offer two tickets to our readers for the amazing documentary Sofia’s Last Ambulance screening as part of London’s Open City Docs Fest. … Read entire article »

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In No Great Hurry: a cinematic homage to Saul Leiter

In No Great Hurry: a cinematic homage to Saul Leiter

Colourful and refreshingly down to earth photographer Saul Leiter is the subject of the documentary In No Great Hurry which will be screening at London’s Open City Docs Fest. DocGeeks reviews. … Read entire article »

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June shows stellar line-up of DocHouse events

June shows stellar line-up of DocHouse events

It’s a great month for documentary lovers in the UK. Not only do we welcome the start of the 20thSheffield Doc/Fest followed by a stellar line-up at Open City, the lovely people at DocHouse also have lots of extras in store for us. … Read entire article »

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McCullin – turning the camera onto the photographer

McCullin – turning the camera onto the photographer

Don McCullin rightly deserves his now often awarded prefix as “ the greatest living war photographer in the world” having produced masterful work covering many wars and being able, through means of his photography, to open the eyes of the public to insane events taking place on the planet that we all share. … Read entire article »

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Submissions now open for Open City Docs Fest 2013

Submissions now open for Open City Docs Fest 2013

Open City Docs Fest is now open to receive your documentaries for their 2013 festival, which will take place in various venues in central London on 20-23 June. … Read entire article »

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