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    French Drama 'The Returned' and Chris O'Dowd Comedy 'Moone Boy' Win Big at 2013 International Emmy Awards

    The 41st International Emmy Awards, which took place last night at the New York Hilton and were hosted by John Oliver, are intended to honor the best in global television offerings as chosen by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, made up of media and entertainment figures from o...

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Keanu Reeves Talks Digital Cinema While the 'Detropia' Filmmakers Explore Sex and the Female Athlete

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Breaking Bad," "The Newsroom," "Low Winter Sun," "Dexter," "Ray Donovan" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    'The Gatekeepers' Director Dror Moreh's Oscar Acceptance Would Have Honored Slain Prime Minister Rabin; Film Shunned by Israel

    Cinemascope has published Dror Moreh's Oscar acceptance speech (which he didn't get to recite on stage because "Searching for Sugar Man" won over his doc "The Gatekeepers"). In the speech Moreh dedicates the Oscar to Israeli prime minister Itzhak Rabin, who was assassinated in 1995 by a right-wing J...

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    Oscar Watch: West Bank Man with '5 Broken Cameras' UPDATED

    "I film to heal," says Emad Burnat, a Palestinian filmmaker and activist living in the West Bank, towards the end of "5 Broken Cameras," the disturbing and intricately layered documentary composed predominantly of Burnat's footage, which he crafted into a film along with Israeli director Guy Davidi....

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    The Sundance-Oscars Connection Continues to Thrive

    The Sundance Institute is well known for its commitment to helping artists develop their work and take creative risks. Its many film labs — for composing, writing, directing, editing — have supported countless filmmakers and produced some of the most distinctive movies of the last 30 yea...

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    Cinema Eye Honors 2013: '5 Broken Cameras' Wins Outstanding Feature, 'Detropia' for Outstanding Direction, and 'The War Room' Honored with Legacy Award

    The Cinema Eye Honors is a cozy event, packed with documentary filmmakers who go way back. Held at the sleek Museum of the Moving Image in New York, the group attending the sixth annual Honors ceremony is jovial, encouraging, and accepting -- exemplified by the range of attire. Co-chair Esther Robin...

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    Voting Now Open for Cinema Eye Honors in Nonfiction Filmmaking

    Audience award voting is now open for the 2013 Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing exemplary craft and innovation in nonfiction film.

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    The 22 Best Indie Films of 2012, According to Criticwire

    Nearly 400 critics listed in Indiewire's Criticwire network graded theatrical and VOD releases over the course of 2012. Among those, 22 films graded by 10 or more critics currently maintain an aggregate grade of A- or higher.

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    '5 Broken Cameras,' Kino Lorber's Hard-Hitting Israel-Palestine Conflict Doc To Premiere on Hulu Plus

    Kino Lorber will premiere Guy Davidi and Emad Burnat's "5 Broken Cameras" December 17 on Hulu Plus, prior to the film's DVD and VOD release in early 2013...

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    The Spoils: Does DOC NYC's Short List Program Help or Hinder Academy Voting on Documentaries?

    New York City’s DOC NYC Festival comes to a close Thursday, and woven in among the films in the official program are ten movies highlighted with an unmistakable wink to the Academy: they are part of a sidebar called The Short List. And while Thom Powers, head programmer for DOC NYC, slyly deni...

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