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    25 Movies That Defined The Sundance Film Festival

    As you might have noticed from the wall-to-wall level of coverage over the last week or so, the Sundance Film Festival has grown considerably from its humble beginnings back in 1978, when it was inaugurated as the Utah/US Film Festival and had a remit to showcase exclusively American-made independen...

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    National Film Registry Selects 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Mary Poppins,' 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' and More for Preservation

    The National Film Registry has selected 25 films to be added to its catalog of titles to be preserved by the Library of Congress. The films selected certainly run the gamut -- Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" was chosen alongside Disney live-action classic "Mary Poppins."

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    Exclusive: Beautiful Trailer For Documentary 'What Is Cinema?' Featuring David Lynch, Kelly Reichardt, Mike Leigh & More

    Among the daily noise about casting, box office, special effects, trends, awards and whatever else is dominating the conversation, the reason we go to the movies is often left undiscussed. But this exclusive trailer for the forthcoming documentary "What Is Cinema?" is sure to get you thinking about ...

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    The 25 Documentaries That Most Inspire Other Doc Filmmakers

    Cinema Eye Honors, the organization that hosts the documentary community's very own awards show has for several years asking its members what documentary films most inspire them.

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    Michael Moore Mounts His 9th Traverse City Film Festival with 150 Screenings

    Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival, celebrating its ninth year, runs July 31 through August 4 in Traverse City, Michigan. The running theme of the festival is "Just Great Movies," and this year's program lineup boasts over 150 films, with a record number of industry guests invited. Kicking ...

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    Kickstarter Gives Back What Public Television Takes Away, 'Citizen Koch' Makes Kickstarter Goal

    After The New Yorker profiled the story of Carl Deal and Tia Lessin's loss of a grant for their Sundance competition title "Citizen Koch" from public television producers ITVS, the filmmakers received an outpouring of support. The filmmakers, who made the stellar Katrina doc "Trouble the Water," we...

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    Jeff Garlin Discusses 'Dealin' With Idiots,' the Future of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and Why He Voted For a Porn Star for Governor

    The stand-up comedian had a lot to say Monday night at the 92nd Street Y in a conversation where nothing was off limits, including the future of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and his recent arrest. Appearing in support of his new movie, "Dealin' with Idiots," and his upcoming ABC sitcom, "The Goldbergs," G...

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    Michael Moore, Alex Gibney and Morgan Spurlock Convene for Groundbreaking of New Documentary-Only Theater in NYC

    Acclaimed documentary filmmakers Michael Moore, Alex Gibney and Morgan Spurlock joined together on Tuesday morning with top New York City officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Downtown Community Television Center's brand new documentary-only theater. The 73 seat, digital cinema will be t...

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    Watch: 5 Movies Roger Ebert Championed Including 'Do The Right Thing,' 'Hoop Dreams,' 'Monster' & More

    As many of The Playlist team wrote earlier today, the late Roger Ebert was instrumental for many of us discovering a nurturing what has become a lifelong passion of cinema. And much of that has to do with "At The Movies," his influential long running show with Gene Siskel (and in later, less satisfy...

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    Michael Moore: Zero Dark Thirty is a Movie About 'How We Don't Listen to Women.'

    Always controversial and rarely quiet political filmmaker and author, Michael Moore, has spoken out in defense of Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty.

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