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Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

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    'Adventure Time,' 'Mea Maxima Culpa' and 'Portlandia' Among the Juried Creative Arts Emmy Winners

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    Alex Gibney on 'Mea Maxima Culpa,' Catholicism and Why Institutions Can't Be Trusted to Regulate Themselves

    The central visual in Alex Gibney's documentary "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House of God" is one both powerful and distressing -- that of its subjects delivering their impassioned testimonials to the camera in eloquent sign language. They fought to bring to light the sexual abuse inflicted on ...

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: The Reworked 'Community' and 'Smash' Return to the Air

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Downton Abbey," "Shameless," "Girls," Californication," "Enlightened" 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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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Lincoln' Will Be 'Breaking Dawn' If All Goes According To The 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    A week away from the official start to the holiday season release bonanza, there's more than a sprinkling of great flicks to choose from. A few indie comedies, two very intense documentaries, and another solid adaptation of a classic novel. And, of course, we say goodbye to a franchise that has spar...

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    10 Reviews of New Releases, From 'Anna Karenina' To 'Silver Linings'

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new release, including films on VOD (and in certain cases some studio releases). Specifics release dates and locations follow each review.

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    Review: 'Mea Maxima Culpa' A Provocative, Emotive, Dogged Investigation Into A Landmark Clerical Sex Abuse Case

    By turns moving, absorbing and downright rage-inducing, “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God” is celebrated documentarian Alex Gibney’s account of sexual abuse in St John’s School for the Deaf in Milwaukee during the '60s and '70s, which he then uses as a launchpad to follow the chain of c...

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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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    The 10 Indie Films You Must See This November

    November is here and as dreary as that might sound weatherwise, it's also about to offer quite the selection to filmgoers with more than 30 films on Indiewire's November calendar.

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    TORONTO 2012 VIDEO: Indiewire Talks With Alex Gibney, and Kristen Wiig and Her 'Imogene' Cast

    Indiewire kicked off its annual TIFF Talks this week with both the cast of "Imogene" -- Kristen Wiig, Darren Criss, Christopher Fitzgerald -- and "Mea Maxima Culpa" director Alex Gibney. The lively discussion is the first of a series of video exclusives to run over the next few days.

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    HBO Will Give Alex Gibney's Latest Doc 'Mea Maxima Culpa' a Theatrical Release

    "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," the new film from Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney, will receive a theatrical release from HBO in November following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week.

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