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    DOC NYC Releases Full Lineup, Including World Premiere of New Amy Berg Film

    Filmmakers in attendance this year include lifetime achievement award recipients D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, along with Amy Berg, Joe Berlinger, Nick Broomfield, Rory Kennedy, Steve James, Albert Maysles, Frederick Wiseman and Lucy Walker.

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    'Pariah' Director Dee Rees To Helm Bessie Smith Biopic Starring Queen Latifah, Amy Berg Prepping Janis Joplin Doc & More

    It's been three years since Dee Rees 2011's observant and beautiful "Pariah," and we've been patiently waiting for her next effort. She's certainly been busy, penning "Large Print," teamed with Viola Davis on a HBO project, lined up the indie romance "This Man, This Woman," and last fall, she even t...

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    Busy Amy Berg's Janis Joplin Doc to Be Shopped at Cannes

    Oscar-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg has a lot going on these days. Not only did her first narrative feature, "Every Secret Thing" (with a screenplay by Nicole Holofcener), just premiere at Tribeca (where it was, unfortunately, panned by critic John Anderson for Indiewire), she also has a documentary ...

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    Tribeca Review: How Did a Talented Documentarian Make a Terrible Narrative Feature? The Failures of Amy Berg’s 'Every Secret Thing'

    Documentaries, it seems, are never enough. You’re not a real filmmaker in this country unless you create sweeping narrative features.

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    Tribeca Review: Amy Berg’s ‘Every Secret Thing’ Starring Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning & Diane Lane

    Pitched somewhere between a David Fincher crime procedural, a Denis Lehane suspense novel and a “Mommie Dearest” melodrama, documentarian Amy Berg’s move into the feature-length world of dramatic narrative is by nature of the material, an uneven one. It’s not for want of trying, however. Making her ...

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    Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Amy Berg (Every Secret Thing)

    "'Every Secret Thing' is a psychological thriller about a small, suburban New York town that must revisit a tragic murder from seven years earlier when a young girl goes missing in broad daylight. The film is important because it examines the gray area -- the why and how things happen."

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    Bryan Singer's Sex Abuse Accuser Is Teaming With Documentarian Amy Berg

    Things just got even worse for Bryan Singer.

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    'West of Memphis' Director Amy Berg Developing Hollywood Sex Abuse Doc Linked To Bryan Singer Allegations

    Earlier this week, some bombshell allegations rocked Hollywood, when 31-year-old Michael Egan filed a federal lawsuit accusing "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him on numerous occasions in 1999. Singer's lawyers swiftly denied the allegations, and have announced...

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    Tribeca FF Announces 10 More Women-Directed Films

    Among the ten are Kelly Reichardt, Amy J. Berg, and Gia Coppola.

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    Amy Berg and Nicole Holofcener's 'Every Secret Thing' Adds Dakota Fanning and Danielle Macdonald

    Amy Berg's West Memphis Three doc "West of Memphis" played Sundance and Toronto 2012 before being shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar, and now the director is entering the narrative realm with "Every Secret Thing," penned by Nicole Holofcener ("Please Give," "Friends with Money").

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