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    Gibney's 'Finding Fela' Nabbed by Kino Lorber; Dino Doc 'Dinosaur 13' Gets Summer Release Date

    News today for two hot docs out of this past Sundance: Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela," on the revolutionary creator of Afrobeat music, now has North American distribution from Kino Lorber, while Todd Miller's "Dinosaur 13," scooped up in Park City by CNN Films, has a theatrical day-and-date set from L...

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    Alex Gibney Is the Guggenheim Honoree for AFI DOCS 2014

    The American Film Institute’s documentary festival, AFI DOCS, will honor Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) as its 2014 Charles Guggenheim honoree during the fest’s 12th edition, running June 18-22 in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, Maryland.

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    'Breaking Bad,' 'Scandal,' 'The Story of Film' Among This Year's Peabody Award Winners

    This year's Peabody Award winners are a zeitgeisty mix of new television classics, from "Breaking Bad" to "House of Cards" and "Scandal," and underdogs like FX's "The Bridge."

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    Tribeca Adds Music Docs from Alex Gibney and 'Berberian Sound Studio' Director Peter Strickland

    They can't have Tribeca without Alex Gibney. And so today's announcement that the prolific documentarian's newest film, an untitled James Brown doc, is a new addition to the upcoming 2014 fest makes sense. Also added to the lineup is another music-oriented doc, "Bjork: Biophilia Live," directed by N...

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    Alex Gibney, Robert Redford and Susan Sarandon Pen Anti-Death Penalty Op-ed

    Alex Gibney and Robert Redford are the executive producers of "Death Row Stories," a CNN docuseries that premiered March 9th and explores different cases of capital crimes, raising pressing questions about the death penalty and process. Susan Sarandon, who won an Oscar for her role in "Dead Man Walk...

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    Live Stream Two Conversations with Edward Snowden and Julian Assange from SXSW

    On Saturday and Monday, you can live stream two insightful talks from South by Southwest in Austin: one with CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and another with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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    Why Alex Gibney Is Taking On Capital Punishment With His New CNN Docuseries 'Death Row Stories'

    Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney talks his new CNN series "Death Row Stories."

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    Al Jazeera America Announces Doc Series From Joe Berlinger and Alex Gibney

    When Al Jazeera America launched in August, it left open the question of how the new cable news network would handle documentary programming, something fellow news channel CNN has been doing with high profile premieres like "Blackfish" and "Pandora's Promise."

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    Sundance Review: Fela Kuti's Wild Life of Sex, Drugs, and Afrobeat Takes Center Stage in 'Finding Fela'

    "Finding Fela," prolific documentarian Alex Gibney’s latest work, faces the challenge of depicting a contradictory artist.

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