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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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BFI Film Fund selects three documentaries at Doc/Fest

BFI Film Fund selects three documentaries at Doc/Fest

The BFI Film Fund has announced it will support three feature documentaries that pitched at a special session held at documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest. … 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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Documentary We Are Many shows how together we are stronger

Documentary We Are Many shows how together we are stronger

It was the largest mobilisation of people in human history. Millions and millions of protesters demonstrated together in 800 cities across the world, all for a single purpose: to stop the war in Iraq before it started. Now that a decade has passed since this global day of protest in February 2003, what kind of impact has this really had? … Read entire article »

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Intentional vs. accidental killing explored in documentary Non Fiction Diary

Intentional vs. accidental killing explored in documentary Non Fiction Diary

Jung Yoon-Suk’s film Non Fiction Diary takes us through the mid-90s in South Korea as we explore the effects that capitalism has on this society. … Read entire article »

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1971: Documentary reveals story behind first WikiLeaks-type scandal

1971: Documentary reveals story behind first WikiLeaks-type scandal

It’s easy to see why the story of 1971 was an appealing one in the current climate: no-one can deny its relevancy. Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks are two instances of modern history being shaped before our eyes, but it’s a story that took place around 40 years prior which kicked-off a preceding debate over privacy and personal security.  … Read entire article »

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Stellar line-up for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014

Stellar line-up for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014

Sheffield Doc/Fest, the UK’s premier documentary and digital media festival is back for its 21st year bringing together over 100 inspirational documentary features and shorts from around the world. … Read entire article »

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