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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

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    At Sheffield, Filmmakers Roller Skate While Showing the Power of Docs

    "It's been years since I've last been on these. I thought it was something you don't forget how to do, but you do," the political documentarian Anand Patwardhan bantered as he returned his roller skates to the counter. Sheffield Doc/Fest may be the only one of the fifty film festival's profiled i...

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    Joan Rivers and "Joan Rivers" to Open Sheffield Doc/Fest

    The filmmaking team behind "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" -- Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg and the eponymous comedienne herself -- will attend the opening night showing of the film at Sheffield Doc/Fest on Nov. 3 in Sheffield, England. The 17th edition of Doc/Fest, which runs through Nov. 7, serves as...

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    Box Office: "Joan" and "Bone" Lead Potent Weekend For Indie Debuts (UPDATED)

    After a few rather uneventful weekends at the specialty box office, a quartet of very strong debuts should lift the spirits of many a distributor this Sunday afternoon. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier this afternoon, four films opened to $15,000+ per-theater-averages, including t...

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    Big Screen | "Bone," "Joan" Give June a Critical Boost

    A unlikely duo of Sundance 2010 alums are giving this summer a much needed boost of critical acclaim this weekend, with Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's doc "Joan RIvers: A Piece of Work" and Debra Granik's U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize winner "Winter's Bone" each beginning their limited releases c...

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    REVIEW | Where the Comic Lies: Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work"

    With late night television dominating entertainment headlines this year in a less-than-flattering light, the time seems ripe to revisit the public's neglect of Joan Rivers. The 77-year-old comic's reputation sank from rising star to showbiz disaster over the course of a decade, mainly due to a shift...

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    IFC Talks Joan Rivers Doc from Sundance

    Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's Sundance doc "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" has been picked up by IFC Films.

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    Sundance '10 | Stern & Sundberg Take On "Joan Rivers" Doc

    Veteran documentary filmmakers Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg return to the Sundance U.S. Documentary Competition with "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work." Their recent efforts, "The Trials of Darryl Hunt" and "The Devil Came on Horseback" also screened at Sundance and both films won the two both nominati...

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