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    The Films Of Claire Denis: A Retrospective

    The IFC Center in New York City recently ran a retrospective of French director Claire Denis’s laudable films—the most expansive retrospective of her work that NYC has ever seen—to commemorate the theatrical release of “White Material” this Friday. On the occasion, we h...

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    FUTURES | "Night Catches Us" Director Tanya Hamilton

    Born in Jamaica and raised in Maryland, director/writer Tanya Hamilton used what she knew best to craft her debut feature, "Night Catches Us." Inspired by her mother's close friend who in 1965 took part in organizing a sit-in at the White House in protest of the violence in Selma, Alabama, Hamilton ...

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    In the Works: "Tarnation" Director's New Project, Freegans, Adapted Thriller, and Druggie Surfers

    This week's in-production column takes a long look at Jonathan Caouette's new documentary, which is not a continuation of his game changer "Tarnation," but deals with his relationship with his mother. Also in the works, are three films looking for funds on Kickstarter: an adap...

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    Isabelle Huppert on Claire Denis, What Intimidates Her, and Dealing with the Press

    French cinema siren Isabelle Huppert, arguably one of the world's greatest working actresses, is also one of the busiest, having appeared in over 90 film and television productions. Since landing her first film role in 1971 in Jean L'Hotes TV movie "Le Prussien," France's most famous red head has go...

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    Director Turns to "William S. Burroughs" For Debut Feature

    If William S. Burroughs's work seems different, his life could be considered alien. Yony Leyser's new documentary, "William S. Burroughs: A Man Within," explores the personal life of the celebrated and controversial beat author of "Naked Lunch." The film, narrated by Peter Weller, combines never-bef...

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    For Your Consideration: The 10 Worst Original Song Oscar Snubs of the Past 10 Years

    In honor of the six-days-and-counting release of "Burlesque," which features a likely contender for best original song, "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," performed by Cher and written by Dianne Warren (who has lost all six of her previous Oscar nominations, dating back to "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us N...

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Environmental Spotlight

    This week, indieWIRE's curation of the Hulu Documentaries page puts the spotlight on a handful of films on the environment, with a special focus on fossil fuels. Coincidentally, this ties in with America Recycles Day, which took place this Monday.

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    A Danish "Grey Gardens"? Eva Mulvad On Her "Good Life"

    The Danish have been making a significant mark in the world of international documentaries these past few years. Despite a population of just over five million people, their output has been astounding, with Anders Østergaard's "Burma VJ," Janus Metz Pedersen's "Armadillo," Mads Brügger's "The Red C...

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    Miranda Richardson: "It's the best business in the world; to be part of storytelling."

    In "Made in Dagenham," Nigel Cole's uplifting true account of the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike, British stage and screen vet Miranda Richardson embodies famous redhead and British Secretary of State for Employment Barbara Castle. In typical fashion for the Oscar-nominee, Richardson rips into t...

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    Thinking Outside The Doc Box: 5 Reasons Why CPH: DOX Sets a New Film Festival Standard

    It's only been eight years since the Copenhagen International Film Festival (or CPH: DOX, as it is almost exclusively referred) began its inaugural year. Sandwiched in between the Sheffield Doc/Fest and the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) - essentially the main staples on th...

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