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    "Nostalgia for the Light" Wins Big at 2011 IDA Awards

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced their 2011 awards during tonight's program, with Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán's "Nostalgia for the Light" receiving the Best Feature award.

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    IDA Documentary Awards: Best Feature Doc Goes to Nostalgia for the Light UPDATED

    There are so many well-made, well-lauded documentaries this year, that the finalists for the International Documentary Association awards aren't even on the Oscar shortlist of fifteen. Thus Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" won Best Feature at the 2011 I...

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    Yates and Heyman Talk Harry Potter Finale, New Projects; Gravity, Curious Incident, Testament

    After eight "Harry Potter" films, producer David Heyman (who discovered J.K. Rowling's unpublished manuscript in 1997) and director David Yates, the highest-grossing British director of all time after directing the last four, aren't throwing in the towel on the franchise just yet. ...

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    The Amazing Race: 'Hugo' Gets A Boost In First Official Week Of The Awards Season, Can It Go All The Way?

    Considering we've been writing about most weeks since August, it's odd to think that the awards season really only got underway this week. Everything up to now has been foreplay, but with the Gotham Awards on Sunday night, the Spirit Awards nominations and New York Film Critics' Circle A...

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    Immersed in Movies: Jack Fisk Climbs The Tree of Life, Making Of Video

    Production designer Jack Fisk is not only one of Terrence Malick's oldest and most trusted collaborators (they've been together since "Badlands," the director's first film from 1973), he's also the architect of his cinematic playground. Thus, when Malick tells Fisk, &q...

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    Academy Begins Accepting Entries for 39th Student Academy Awards

    The Academy is accepting entries for the 39th annual Student Academy Awards, which will be held in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on June 9, 2012. The U.S. competition is open to all full-time college students at an accredited school whose films are made within the context of a pro...

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    Producers Guild Announces Documentary Nominations

    The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has chosen its five documentary features to be voted on for best documentary. Last year, "The Kings Speech" won the PGA's Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures--the fourth year running that the Producers Guild pre...

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    "October" and "Leap Year" Top the 2nd Annual Cinema Tropical Awards

    Daniel and Diego Vega and their film, "October," walked home with the top prize Thursday night at the 2nd Annual Cinema Tropical Awards. The Peruvian brothers were also a Jury Prize winner at Cannes last year with their tale of a couple raising an abandoned baby. Mexican director Tatiana Huezo won m...

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