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    Uganda News Puts Focus on Oscar Contender 'God Loves Uganda'

    God would love Uganda to win an Oscar -- or rather “God Loves Uganda,” Roger Ross Williams documentary takedown of U.S. evangelicals and their poisoning of Africa’s political/spiritual atmosphere. How else to interpret Friday’s development – the passage by Ugandan lawmakers of long-pending legislati...

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    Exclusive: 'Independent Lens' Announces Its Winter/Spring 2014 Lineup, Including 'At Berkeley,' 'Muscle Shoals,' 'God Loves Uganda'

    PBS documentary series "Independent Lens" announced its Winter/Spring 2014 lineup today, presenting a varied selection of independent docs from both first-time filmmakers and familiar names like Frederick Wiseman and Bill Siegel.

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    The 15 Best Documentaries Of 2013

    To devotees of the medium like us, cinema has an unparalleled ability to give form and shape to previously unimagined worlds. But not all unimagined worlds are unreal, an infinite number, in fact, lurk all around us: the astounding personal history of a passerby; the human cost that the news headlin...

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    2014 Documentary Oscar Shortlist Revealed. 'God Loves Uganda,' '20 Feet From Stardom' Make the Cut

    A follow up to our recent discussion on contenders for the 2014 Best Documentary Oscar. The Academy has culled its list down to 15 feature documentary films still in consideration.

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    'Act Of Killing,' 'The Armstrong Lie,' 'Stories We Tell' & More Make Oscar Documentary Shortlist

    So the countdown continues toward the Oscars, with the potential nominees in the Documentary category now narrowed from 147 films to a slim 15. From here, only 5 will eventually make it to the Dolby Theater.

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    Specialty Box Office: Newcomers Drowned Out By 'Gravity' and 'Phillips'; Panetlion's Spanish Language Duo Keep It Coming

    As the studio box office continued to soar thanks to intelligent, Oscar-favored fare like "Gravity" (down just 21% in weekend two) and "Captain Phillips" (Tom Hanks' best opening in a half-decade), for once the smart options weren't necessarily at the art house. Which is perhaps felt in the fact tha...

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    Exclusive: Chilling & Surreal Clip From Documentary 'God Loves Uganda'

    While in North America, the battle for equal rights for gays and lesbians has taken great strides, in Africa, just being gay can put your life in danger. And nowhere is this more evident than in Uganda, and director Roger Ross Williams (an Oscar winner for his documentary short "Music By Prudence") ...

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    What Makes a Regional Film Festival Worth Attending? For Woodstock, It's the Casual Vibes

    For 14 years, the Woodstock Film Festival has carried the tagline "fiercely independent." That remains an appropriate description of its appeal: Featuring almost 150 events this year through panels, films, concerts, and parties, the festival is an inviting place meant to dim the pressures of the ind...

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    Watch: America's Christian Right Embarks on a Radical Campaign in Exclusive 'God Loves Uganda' Trailer

    One of the most powerful documentaries to play at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Roger Ross Williams' "God Loves Uganda," finally opens in select markets October 11, and Indiewire has the exclusive first trailer for the film.

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    13 Films You Should See At Outfest 2013

    Outfest, otherwise known as the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, is kicking off its 31st edition tomorrow night with a screening of David Sedaris adaptation "C.O.G." What will follow is 10 days showcasing the best LGBT cinema of the past year, which -- in something of a rare occasio...

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