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    At Least Five Oscar-Qualifying Documentaries This Year Were Directed by Black Women - Are You Watching?

    This year, there are at least five feature length documentaries directed by black women qualifying for Academy Award consideration...

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    ADIFF 2013 Preview: Anti-Civil Rights Espionage Documentary 'Spies Of Mississippi'

    ADIFF 2013 Preview: Anti-Civil Rights Espionage Documentary 'Spies Of Mississippi'

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    Byron Hurt, Dawn Porter, Melissa Haizlip, Marlene McCurtis Are 2013 Firelight Media Next Step Media Fund Recipients

    Byron Hurt, Dawn Porter, Melissa Haizlip, Marlene McCurtis Are 2013 Firelight Media Next Step Media Fund Recipients

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    Review: 'Gideon's Army' Is A Necessary Look At The Work Done By The Unsung (HBO Tonight)

    Director Dawn Porter's Gideon's Army, which will premiere tonight, July 1, on HBO, can be summarized as follows: 3 young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South - Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick - struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure...

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    Trailer For Doc 'Gideon's Army' (On Idealistic Public Defenders Working In Deep South)

    A fascinating documentary that I saw a couple of months ago, while it was premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, on a subject that I wouldn't have ever even considered as a documentary topic; needless to say, I'd really appreciated, was informed and even entertained by it.

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    Sundance 2013 Review - 'Gideon's Army' Is A Necessary Look At The Work Done By The Unsung

    Director Dawn Porter's Gideon's Army is summarized as follows: 3 young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South - Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick - struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice is served for America’s for...

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