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AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival Announces Award Winners 2010

WO AI NI MOMMY (I LOVE YOU, MOMMY) Wins Sterling US Feature Award Special Jury Mentions went to THE KIDS GROW UP and MY PERESTROIKA THE WOMAN WITH THE 5 ELEPHANTS Wins Sterling World Feature Award Special Jury Mention went … Continue reading

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Pitching New Documentaries At SILVERDOCS

The AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival in Silver Spring, Maryland is now in full swing, with industry movers and shakers in town to exchange information and view the latest documentary offerings from around the world. While the completed films get the … Continue reading

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New York: Tribeca 2010 Documentaries

Documentaries screened at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival tended to be superior to the feature films in its program an assessment not disputed by its creative director Geoff Gilmore. In one of the seminars Gilmore acknowledged that the Sundance festival … Continue reading

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World Documentaries Centerpiece Showcase at 2010 Soho International Film Festival

Inaugural Soho International Film Festival showcases three powerful world documentaries as centerpiece New York City, NY – (2/19/2010) – The inaugural 2010 SoHo International Film Festival – presented by Made In New York and the Office of New York Mayor, … Continue reading

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2010 Sundance Film Festival Announces Films In Competition

PARK CITY, UT – Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to the four Competition Categories, the Festival … Continue reading

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Shuttling Between Hopefulness To Desperation (And Back Again)

At a film festival such as IDFA that is exclusively devoted to documentary film, a dedicated viewer (which, at a minimum of 4 films per day, qualifies me) cannot help but be constantly batted from feelings of outrage and anger to … Continue reading

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Mexico – Expresion en Corto July 20 – August 2 2009…. and the budget crisis

A scarcity of Mexican production and the absence of exhibition platforms prompted Sarah Hoch to establish the festival Expresion en Corto twelve years ago which she has helmed ever since. As a publicly funded film festival, Expresion en Corto had … Continue reading

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Focus On Middle East At IDFA

The on-going conflict in the Middle East provides a tableau for a diverse group of films at IDFA, the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, the largest documentary film event on the planet. The films range from classic reportage to more intimate … Continue reading

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IDFA Forum Gathers Doc Pros

If you are an industry professional who works in the world of documentaries, it is a pretty sure bet that you are spending this week in Amsterdam at the IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Aside from the hundreds of … Continue reading

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Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces New Grants

  Record Number of Proposals Received for Spring Deadline Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program announced documentary film projects to receive grant awards and creative support from the Sundance Documentary Fund. A record number of … Continue reading

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