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    Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Borgen Among Peabody Winners

    Nearly half of the Peabody winners this year are by and/or about women.

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    Watch This: The Invisible War on PBS

    Make sure to watch The Invisible War airing on PBS tonight at 10pm. It's an extremely important film that examines the rape epidemic within the U.S. military. With the increase in the sexual assault numbers and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's upcoming introduction of legislation that would give militar...

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    Ro*co Films Founder Annie Roney Talks to Sundance About Changes in Documentary Distribution

    Annie Roney of ro*co films is interviewed by Sundance contributing blogger Chris Dorr on Adapting to Changes in Distribution: "The most significant change is the cultural and mainstream embrace of the documentary genre ..."

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    Now and Then: What Can We Demand of the Documentary--Subjects, Aesthetics, Goals and Business Models?

    This year, if you held your ear to the Oscar keyhole and listened hard enough, you might have discerned a slight disquiet. "Very strong category," people were saying about the nominees for Best Documentary Feature. "I loved all of them," they usually added. "But..." The "but" concerned the event...

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    Middle of Nowhere and The Invisible War Win at Independent Spirit Awards

    The Independent Spirit Awards were also held this weekend. Some of our favorite films of the past year, Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere and The Invisible War were recognized.

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    Why 'Searching for Sugar Man' is a Slam Dunk for the Documentary Oscar

    There are few reasons to envy the membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, but there have probably been times when the Academy hierarchy has turned an envious eye upon the HFPA’s policy regarding the Golden Globe for Best Documentary: Namely, that there isn’t one. If one thinks of Osca...

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    Military Rape Doc 'Invisible War' Continues to Push Change on Capitol Hill

    While fictional Oscar nominee "Zero Dark Thirty" has challenged Washington politicians to respond to its hybrid journalism, Kirby Dick's searing Oscar-nominated documentary "The Invisible War" has exposed the scope of a military crisis that Capitol Hill didn't realize was happening. In a way, seeing...

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    Directors Of 'The Invisible War,' 'How To Survive A Plague' & More Get DGA Documentary Award Nominations

    So how good of an augur is the DGAs to the Oscars? Well, thus far only 2 of their nominees for Best Director landed Oscar nominations, but three of the filmmakers behind a trio of contending Best Documentary movies have been honored by their peers.

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    Directors Guild Nominates Documentaries

    True to tradition, the Directors Guild documentary nominees do not match up completely with the Oscar documentary nominations. All five are first-time DGA nominees.

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