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Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

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    TIFF TRAILER WATCH: Alex Gibney's Stylish, Haunting 'Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God' Hits the Vatican Hard

    Check out the haunting trailer for Alex Gibney's Vatican exposé "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," premiering at Toronto in September.

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    IFC's Stranger Than Fiction Winter Lineup Announced

    New York's IFC Center once again presents Stranger Than Fiction (STF), a weekly documentary series that plays host to a number of influential documentaries, both new and old. This year Alex Gibney's "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer" will kick-off STF's winter slate on January 10th with ...

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    Exclusive: Oscar Winning Documentarian Alex Gibney's Top Films Of 2010

    2010 was a particularly compelling year for documentaries, even if there wasn't a break-out, "March of the Penguins"-type success story in there. We got stories about street art ("Exit Through the Gift Shop"), Facebook ("Catfish"), the financial crisis ("Inside Job") and the general fucked-up-ness of the American educational system ("Waiting for 'Superman'"). All of these stories are amazing, for sure, but one of the more incredible stories of the year, in terms of documentaries, was that one filmmaker, the Oscar-winning Alex Gibney, created two of the year's very best - "Casino Jack and the United States of Money" and "Client 9: The Rise and...

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    'Client 9' Director Alex Gibney Talks The Psychology Of Denial, His Approach To The Financial Crisis

    Prodigious Oscar-Winning Documentarian Talks The Hubris Of Politicians & Says His Lance Armstrong Doc Is Next2010 has been an embarrassment of riches when it comes to documentary films. Between Banksy's gonzo "Exit Through the Gift Shop," Charles Ferguson's financial crisis breakdown "Inside Job," and everything in between ("Catfish," which might not even have been a documentary at all, was still pretty entertaining). One of the best, and most unfairly overlooked, it seems, is Alex Gibney's blistering "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer." A multi-pronged take on the disgraced Governor of New York, who went from cracking down on Wal...

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