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    Fox Picks Up Joe Berlinger Produced West Memphis Three Series, CBS 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' & More

    Things have been buzzing over at Fox and CBS it seems for the past day or two as the network has been busy lining up a number of projects that they hope will develop into bonafide hits, and it features everything from an acclaimed documentarian creating a series inspired by his own career, to a pret...

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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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    7 Tips For Navigating Conflicts in Documentary Filmmaking From Independent Film Week 2012

    Independent Film Week is currently underway in New York City, and the "Filmmaking in Conflict" panel discussion held Thursday incited an engaging conversation about the trials of documentary filmmaking in the modern age. From conflicts with subjects to dealing with lawsuits, the discussion's panelis...

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    Producers of 'Tree of Life,' 'Blue Valentine,' 'Paradise Lost' Share Insights on How to Get Your Movie Made

    Fundraising is a massive topic of discussion not only on this site but in the independent film community in general. Links to Kickstarter campaigns and other ways to contribute to a particular project feature prominently as part of our Project of the Day series and in other features that Indiewire r...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Paul Simon Sings, 'Awake' Ends

    Sure, with "Sherlock," "Game of Thrones," "Mad Men," "Girls," "Nurse Jackie" and more, Sunday's overcrowded with great TV, but what to watch the rest of the time? Each Monday, we bring you this guide to five noteworthy highlights from the other s...

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    Sundance: Joe Berlinger Talks Going 'Under African Skies' With Paul Simon, His Academy Award Nomination & Changes To Oscar Voting Rules

    If there was a shortlist of the best documentarians in cinema history, Joe Berlinger would definitely be on it. His first theatrical project was “Brother’s Keeper,” an award-winning portrait of a rural family that found a context in the divide between country and city life; hi...

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    Sundance: 'Paradise Lost' Director Joe Berlinger Talks About The "Unnecessary Friction" With 'West Of Memphis' Filmmakers

    For almost 20 years, documentarian Joe Berlinger (along with Bruce Sinofksy) has chronicled the complicated history of the West Memphis Three, a trio of Arkansas teenagers who were found guilty of a triple homicide despite questionable evidence. His first film about the trial, “Paradise L...

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    Paradise Lost 3 Comes to HBO

    When Paradise Lost 3 premieres on HBO on Thursday, it will be the same smart, cogent doc that was shown at the New York Film Festival last fall: the absorbing story of the West Memphis 3, who were wrongly accused of murder as teenagers and recently freed after nearly 20 years in prison. But no...

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    Sundance Film Festival Unveils Premieres & Documentary Premieres Lineups

    Sundance Film Festival unveiled its Premieres and Documentary Premieres lineup Monday afternoon, completing its major announcements for feature films both in and out of competition. All world debuts, films screening in Sundance's Premiere's section will showcase a cross-section of new work f...

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    NYFF: Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky Talk Ethics, Media & Witch-Hunts In The West Memphis Three Docs

    Documentary Filmmakers Of The 'Paradise Lost' Movies Talk The Challenges Of Making Films About Wrongly Convicted MenIt’s not easy to distill the story of the West Memphis Three and the three “Paradise Lost” documentaries (though reading our review of “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory” might provide some p...

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