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Slate Set for IDA's DocuWeek Showcase

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire July 24, 2006 at 5:49AM

The IDA's DocuWeek, a documentary film showcase that helps new films qualify for Oscar consideration, has announced the list of films that will screen at this year's event, running August 18 - 24 in Los Angeles. Participating this year are a dozen features: Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim's "Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story", Henriette Mantel and Steve Skrovan's "An Unreasonable Man", Marc and Nick Francis' "Black Gold", Amy Berg's "Deliver Us from Evil", James Longley's "Iraq in Fragments", Patricia Foulkrod's "The Ground Truth", Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's "Jesus Camp", Shaun Conrad and David Raccuglia's "Purvis of Overtown", Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan's "So Much So Fast", Kirby Dick's "This Film Is Not Yet Rated", Kristi Jacobson's "Toots", Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's "The Trials of Darryl Hunt." In order to qualify for an Academy Award nomination, a documentary feature must be exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles County or Manhattan for at least seven consecutive days, as well as in eight other cities. [Eugene Hernandez]
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The IDA's DocuWeek, a documentary film showcase that helps new films qualify for Oscar consideration, has announced the list of films that will screen at this year's event, running August 18 - 24 in Los Angeles. Participating this year are a dozen features: Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim's "Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story", Henriette Mantel and Steve Skrovan's "An Unreasonable Man", Marc and Nick Francis' "Black Gold", Amy Berg's "Deliver Us from Evil", James Longley's "Iraq in Fragments", Patricia Foulkrod's "The Ground Truth", Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's "Jesus Camp", Shaun Conrad and David Raccuglia's "Purvis of Overtown", Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan's "So Much So Fast", Kirby Dick's "This Film Is Not Yet Rated", Kristi Jacobson's "Toots", Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's "The Trials of Darryl Hunt." In order to qualify for an Academy Award nomination, a documentary feature must be exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles County or Manhattan for at least seven consecutive days, as well as in eight other cities. [Eugene Hernandez]

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