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    Alex Gibney on the Reaction to His 'Zero Dark Thirty' Article and Why He Chimed In On The Debate

    We spoke with Gibney about the piece he wrote for Salon in December titled "'Zero Dark Thirty' is indefensible," part of the ongoing debate about the depiction of torture in Kathryn Bigelow's film, the latest volley in which has come from Steve Coll in the New York Review of Books. (Bigelow addresse...

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    Weekend Wrap: Newsweek Cover, 'Les Miserables' and 'Django' Last Push, Gibney on 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    We wrap up breaking news stories from the weekend, from Alex Gibney on torture in "Zero Dark Thirty' and videos from 'Les Miserables" and 'Django Unchained" to the end of Newsweek and the Oklahoma Film Critics picks.

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    Documentarian Alex Gibney Planning Feature Film About Accused WikiLeaks Source Bradley Manning

    There’s no doubt that the whole WikiLeaks scandal and the fallout from their major information releases ever since has been nothing short of fascinating. Well, Hollywood seems to think so anyway, and they’re seeing a whole load of storytelling potential in it, with both dramatic features...

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    World Channel Hosting the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Six New Docs in Its 'Why Poverty?' Series

    ITVS and public television's WORLD Channel will host the exclusive U.S. broadcast premieres of six new documentaries as well as two that have previously aired as part of its "Why Poverty?" series this month. The one-hour docs will air in pairs back-to-back between November 26th and 29t...

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    Review: 'Mea Maxima Culpa' A Provocative, Emotive, Dogged Investigation Into A Landmark Clerical Sex Abuse Case

    By turns moving, absorbing and downright rage-inducing, “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God” is celebrated documentarian Alex Gibney’s account of sexual abuse in St John’s School for the Deaf in Milwaukee during the '60s and '70s, which he then uses as a launchpad to follow the chain of c...

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    DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup of Panelists and Jurors

    DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup of Panelists and Jurors

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    Scandal Pushes Alex Gibney's Lance Armstrong Doc, Biopics Back to Front Burner

    Hollywood loves a scandal. Stalled interest in disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is rumbling back to life on the heels of recent revelations. Now that the cancer survivor hero has been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, his massive doping scheme has bolstered new interest in his story.

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    Catholic Church's Sexual Abuse Uncovered: Thomas McCarthy's Secret Project, Gibney's 'Mea Maxima Culpa' at Film Forum

    Director Tom McCarthy ("Win Win," "The Visitor," "The Station Agent") and "The West Wing" scribe Josh Singer have signed on for Anonymous Content's film about the journalist who exposed the Catholic Church's longterm cover-up of child molestation in Massachusetts.

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    James Gandolfini, Sheila Nevins, Cora Weiss to Celebrate Downtown Community Television Center's 40th Anniversary

    Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV) will temporarily convert its landmark firehouse in New York's Chinatown into a party space October 11 to celebrate the center's 40th anniversary. Among the evening's honorees will be Sheila Nevins and the HBO Documentary Films team, plus DCTV b...

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    Phase 4 Films to Distribute Alex Gibney's Hockey Doc 'The Last Gladiators'

    Phase 4 Films has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to Alex Gibney's hockey documentary "The Last Gladiators." The distributor will begin with a theatrical release in Canada in October, with a U.S. release following in early 2013.

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