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8th SILVERDOCS Film Festival

There was good news and bad news at the eighth edition of one of the most acclaimed film festivals on the planet devoted to the documentary genre. And the good news far out distanced the bad. The economy appears to … Continue reading

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Silverdocs Film In Focus: WAITING FOR SUPERMAN

After you have produced one of the influential documentaries of your generation (and also won an Oscar for it), what do you do for an encore? Well, for Davis Guggenheim, the director of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, the rousing documentary that focused on the debate … 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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FREAKONOMICS Opens AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival

The focus returns to documentaries from the US and around the world as the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival kicked off on Monday evening, June 21. The Festival and International Documentary Conference are the largest events of their kind in the United … Continue reading

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Malcolm Murray’s CAMERA,CAMERA World Premiere at The Los Angeles Film Festival

Mekanism Director Malcolm Murray Presents World Premiere of  “Camera, Camera” For The Los Angeles Film Festival Film to Also Enter Competition at Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival New York, NY (May 27, 2010) – Malcolm Murray, independent filmmaker and director at … Continue reading

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2009 SILVERDOCS Award Winners

Coming to a climax after a week full of screening premieres, information sessions, special events and networking parties, the 2009 SILVERDOCS Documentary Film Festival, co-presented by the American Film Institute and The Discovery Channel, announces its award winners on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Media Maven Looks To The Future

“The future is strange”, declared Silverdocs International Documentary Conference Keynote Speaker Tom Bernard, the co-founder and co-President of Sony Pictures Classics (SPC). Drawing on a 30 year career where he has marketed and distributed some of the most celebrated American … Continue reading

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Documentaries at The Crossroads

As SILVERDOCS, the nation’s most prominent documentary film festival, begins to hit its stride, it is worth mentioning that the documentary film has not had the charmed life at the box office as we saw earlier in the decade. While … Continue reading

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Premieres Bookend SILVERDOCS

Two premieres will bookend the SILVERDOCS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL, which begins on Monday, June 15. The Festival opens with the U.S. Premiere of MORE THAN A GAME,  a remarkable coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great … Continue reading

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