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Music, Music, Music At IDFA

The subject of music, its influences, its artists and its role in cultural life, are examined in the 18 music-themed documentaries that are being showcased this week at IDFA, the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, the largest gathering of docu-files in … Continue reading

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Eyal Silvan’s Top Ten List

Israeli filmmaker Eyal Sivan has been asked by IDFA to program a personal Top Ten List of his favorite films for this year’s event. Sivan is in Amsterdam for the premiere of his latest film Jaffa, The Orange Clockwork, which screens … Continue reading

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Film Review: Capitalism – A Love Story

Like him or not, Michael Moore is the most famous documentarist on the American scene. Starting twenty years ago with “Roger & Me” (1989) he realized that the way documentaries can reach large audiences is for them to have a … Continue reading

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Melbourne Film Festival Under Attack By Communist China

Organisers of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) have been forced to shut down online ticket sales after Chinese hackers booked out all film sessions on its website. The move is an escalation of ongoing protests over screening of a … Continue reading

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