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The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer has created something truly unique – a film within a film; bizarre, uncomfortable, captivating and surreal, it has to be seen to be believed. … Read entire article »

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The Spirit Level Documentary: The story so far…

The Spirit Level Documentary: The story so far…

Last year filmmaker Katharine Round set out to film The Spirit Level – a documentary outlining why a more equal society is better for all of us, including the rich. The project got off to a good start with a hugely succesful crowdfunding campaign. Here Katharine writes of her progress on the feature and shares a new clip. … Read entire article »

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Ken Loach’s documentary is “refreshing and radical”

Ken Loach’s documentary is “refreshing and radical”

At a time when millionaire politicians (eighteen of the current twenty nine cabinet ministers are worth over a million) are telling us that “we are all in this together” the documentary “The Spirit of 45” could not seem more prescient, writes Ben Unwin. … Read entire article »

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Ken Loach’s documentary The Spirit of ‘45 launches digital project

Ken Loach’s documentary The Spirit of ‘45 launches digital project

My ’45, the interactive project accompanying Ken Loach’s new documentary film The Spirit of ’45 was officially launched today revealing what 1945 might have been like if we hadn’t all put our backs into it together. … Read entire article »

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Bottles and cans, what inspired short documentary Redemption?

Bottles and cans, what inspired short documentary Redemption?

Ahead of the Oscar ceremony this Sunday, DocGeeks spoke to the directors of Redemption. This film, nominated in the category Best Documentary Short, follows  people who survive by collecting cans and bottles from bins and redeem them for money. Not your everyday Oscar material. … Read entire article »

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Redemption’s success could pave the way for more observational documentaries

Redemption’s success could pave the way for more observational documentaries

The Oscars are looming and, while the name on everyone else’s lips is Beasts of the Southern Wild, here at DocGeeks we’ve been feasting our greedy little eyes on some of the short docs that are lined up for Oscar glory. … Read entire article »

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DocHouse to bring some quality docs in February

DocHouse to bring some quality docs in February

In February DocHouse will continue their year-round screenings of top quality docs in some of London’s finest cinemas. This time their films will take you around the world to Cambodia, China and the heart of Bagdad. … Read entire article »

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