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    Review: Frederick Wiseman's Vitally Important Masterwork 'At Berkeley'

    Over the years, veteran documentarian Frederick Wiseman has covered what sometimes feels like almost kind of institution and every aspect of life in America (and occasionally, life abroad too). "Titicut Follies," "Juvenile Court," "Zoo," "Racetrack," "Central Park," "Public Housing," "Boxing Gym," a...

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    Review: Frederick Wiseman's Sprawling 'At Berkeley' Is Educational, But Whose Side Is He On?

    Frederick Wiseman has looked at institutions for decades – high school, the welfare department, public housing in New York, the US administration of the Panama Canal Zone. Now he's given us "At Berkeley," a look at the University of California at Berkeley.

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    Exclusive: Trailer For Frederick Wiseman's Epic, "Masterwork" Documentary 'At Berkeley'

    While the documentary genre has grown increasingly popular over the past few years, with filmmakers imbuing their projects with the energy and feel of feature films, veteran Frederick Wiseman has maintained the approach he established all the way back in the 1960s. Choosing to observe rather than in...

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    NYFF Review: At Berkeley

    At Berkeley is a 4 hour documentary, as you may guess, goes inside the classrooms, administrative faculty staff meetings, and on campus arts and entertainment performances demonstrating the inner workings of one of the nations top universities.

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    Toronto Review: Frederick Wiseman's Sprawling 'At Berkeley' Is Educational, But Whose Side Is He On?

    Frederick Wiseman has looked at institutions for decades – high school, the welfare department, public housing in New York, the US administration of the Panama Canal Zone. Now he's given us "At Berkeley," a look at the University of California at Berkeley, the premiere campus of what many consider t...

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    New York Film Festival Announces James Gray Master Class, Directors Dialogues, Emerging Artists and Shorts Lineup

    The 2013 New York Film Festival HBO Directors Dialogues participants will be Richard Curtis, Paul Greengrass, Agnieszka Holland and Frederick Wiseman, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today.

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    Venice Review: Frederick Wiseman's Epic College-Set Documentary 'At Berkeley'

    Over the years, veteran documentarian Frederick Wiseman has covered what sometimes feels like almost kind of institution and every aspect of life in America (and occasionally, life abroad too). "Titicut Follies," "Juvenile Court," "Zoo," "Racetrack," "Central Park," "Public Housing," "Boxing Gym," a...

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    Toronto Announces Documentary Titles: Frederick Wiseman, Claude Lanzmann, Errol Morris, Penn & Teller Among Highlights

    The Toronto International Film Festival last week began its annual series of program announcements that will eventually culminate in 250+ of the most anticipated films of the year screening in Canada's largest city this September. Last week saw the festival reveal a slew of narrative films that made...

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    Frederick Wiseman Talks 'Crazy Horse,' PBS and His Bullshit Meter

    Some call Frederick Wiseman the greatest living American filmmaker, and if he's not, he's certainly one of our most essential. Since his 1967 controversial classic "Titicut Follies," which documented the mistreatment of mental health patients at Bridgewater State Hospital, he has examined institutio...

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    "Crazy Horse" is... A Documentary by Frederick Wiseman (So Why Am I So Ambivalent About It?)

    It may be sacrilege to say this as both a devout Frederick Wiseman fan and a heterosexual male, but “Crazy Horse” doesn’t really do a whole lot for me. This latest documentary from the man behind such nonfiction classics as “Titicut Follies,” “High School” a...

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