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    Puma.Creative and BRITDOC Announce Nominees for 50,000 Euro Impact Award

    Puma.Creative, a philanthropic arm of Puma, and documentary organization the BRITDOC Foundation have announced the five nominees for this year's Creative Impact Award.

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    'Armadillo,' 'Better This World' and 'Enemies of the People' Nominated for News and Doc Emmy Awards

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards this morning. Among the nominees are docs "Armadillo," which received four nods and "The Battle for Marjah," "Better This World" and &qu...

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    Why Danish Docs Rock the Festival Circuit (and the 7 You've Got to See)

    Despite a population of just over 5 million, Denmark has a long tradition of cinema greater than its size should allow, from pioneer of the medium Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jr. to more recent examples like Bille August, Susanne Bier, Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, Lone Scherfig and Nicolas Winding Re...

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    Review: 'Armadillo' Is A Stark Portrait Of War That Asks Tough Questions

    You're not alone if, when discovering the release of a new war documentary, you let out a tired groan or mechanically turn away. These things have been coming out in droves for nearly a decade now, and truth be told, they're often similar in nature or intent and not always helmed by the swiftest of thinkers. That said, is it morally justified to ignore a contemporary subject because of over-saturation? As a society we can easily forget certain issues or events no matter how horrifying or terrible as they drift out of vogue (though we're not wholly responsible -- the media's focus is out of our hands), so how bad is it if we are consistently r...

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    Lorber Nabs Critics Week Winner "Armadillo"

    U.S. rights to Danish director Janus Metz's Afghanistan war doc "Armadillo" have been picked up by Lorber Films. Richard Lorber, CEO of Kino Lorber negotiated the deal with Susan Wendt, head of sales at TrustNordisk. The film ignited debate about the rules of engagement and thrill-seeking behavior o...

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    European Films Top the Zurich Film Festival Awards

    European films were the big winners at the 6th Zurich Film Festival, which just wrapped last night, October 3. The jury for the International Feature Competition, headed by Frank Langella, awarded Srdjan Kolijevic's Serbian drama "The Woman with a Broken Nose," with their top prize, the Golden Eye f...

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