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    Sundance Entry 'Last Days in Vietnam' Gets Theatrical Release

    American Experience Films has announced the theatrical release of the new documentary "Last Days in Vietnam," from director Rory Kennedy ("Ethel," "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib").

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    Watch the Sundance Spotlight on Women Directors Panel

    Indiewire's Thompson on Hollywood founder Anne Thompson moderated a women's director panel focused on women the seemingly ideal but still sexism-plagued documentary genre.

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    Sundance's Women in Film Event Calls Out Hollywood Sexism, Awards $32k in Grants

    There was apparently one running theme at the eighth Women in Film panel hosted by the Sundance Film Festival: entrenched industry sexism. Director Rory Kennedy (Last Days in Vietnam) declared, "We live in a sexist world and Hollywood is at the heart of it."

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    Sundance Review: How 'Last Days In Vietnam' Exposes a Troubling Episode In American History

    "Last Days in Vietnam," a documentary by Rory Kennedy (whose documentary “Ethel” premiered at Sundance in 2012) chronicles events from the end of April 1975, two years after the Paris Peace Accords.

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    3 of 15 Documentaries on Oscar Shortlist Directed by Women

    Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences released the 15 films on the short list in the Documentary feature category for this year’s Oscars. Only three films on the shortlist are directed by women. That's just 20%.

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    Rory Kennedy on Offering an Inside Look at America's Most Famous Political Family in 'Ethel'

    "Ethel" is a documentary about director Rory Kennedy's ("Ghosts of Abu Ghraib") mother. But it also, of course, covers a tumultuous swath of U.S. politics from a unique perspective -- Ethel Kennedy, née Skakel, married into America's most famous family in 1950, whe...

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    Good News: Women Directed and Women Written Films Fill Sundance Premiere Section

    While there weren't enough films directed and written by women in the competition as I would have hoped, the list of premieres looks at bit different.  Check out the description for Bachelorette- could it be any more like Bridesmaids?  It better be good cause if this starts a trend of ...

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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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