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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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    Frederick Wiseman on "Crazy Horse," Shooting Nudity and Why Technique is Only 40% of Filmmaking

    Frederick Wiseman was once known as the guy who documents institutions. Now he is an institution, a living legend of American documentary who has made nothing but significant observational nonfiction works for 45 years. His films are distinctly subjective while passing on an illusion of complete obj...

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    Cinema Eye Honors 'Titicut Follies' with Legacy Award

    The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking will present Frederick Wiseman's 1967 documentary "Titicut Follies" with the 2012 Legacy Award.

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    Watch: NSFW Trailer For Frederick Wiseman's Latest Documentary 'Crazy Horse'

    No one takes their cabaret shows more seriously than the French -- taking off your clothes is pretty much an artform in the nation -- but documentaries about the subject seem to be few and far between. Enter master documentarian Frederick Wiseman whose unobstrusive, fly-on-the-wall approach now seem...

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