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    Why '20 Feet from Stardom' Leads the Oscar Doc Pack (UPDATED)

    Now that the Oscar nominations have landed, where is the doc race? Under new rules as of last year, the doc contenders must grab the spotlight to win--as DVD screeners are now sent to every Academy voter. Many wonder if they will watch all five. Which gives the advantage to the ones they have alread...

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    Netflix Partners with Weinsteins on New Original Series, Heads for Sundance with Docs in Mind (TRAILERS)

    Netflix not only partnered with the Weinstein Co. for their Golden Globe after party but on several new TV series as well. Ted Sarandos has always been close to the indie film community. In fact, he picked up Oscar doc contender "The Square" and plans to make it available for streaming on January 17...

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    The Directors Guild of America Documentary Five Have Landed

    The Directors Guild of America nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2013 have landed. All of these films have been lauded on the festival and awards circuit.

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    Cinema Eye and the Changing Oscar Doc Race

    The voting is on for the seventh annual Cinema Eye Honors, which will be announced on Jan. 8, at which time the best in the year’s nonfiction will (presumably) be honored by a group that’s already passed one critical test. It’s resisted the full-court press being waged by certain parties in the doc ...

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    Watch Jehane Noujaim, Director of 'The Square,' on 'The Daily Show'

    Netflix is releasing Jehane Noujaim's taut , smart, timely film The Square in January, but as she told Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night, the film still cannot be shown in Egypt.

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    Netflix Acquires Egyptian Revolution Documentary ‘The Square’ - Enters Oscar Race

    Netflix Acquires Egyptian Revolution Documentary ‘The Square’ - Enters Oscar Race

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    Why Does the World Need Another Film Festival?

    With a prolonged global recession putting increasing pressure on the already fragile financial underpinnings of film festivals all over the world, what’s the argument for yet another curated offering -- and especially one taking place more than an hour from a major city, in rural Virginia? That ske...

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    'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Overcomes Length, Rating to Score Top Subtitled Opening of 2013

    Continuing the flow of highly anticipated specialized releases, IFC's controversial French female romantic drama "Blue Is the Warmest Color" started off strong. Among the highly anticipated November openers are "Dallas Buyers Club," "Nebraska" and "Philomena," with more opening every week through th...

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    This Weekend: Must-See 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'; Plus, Claire Denis Returns with 'Bastards,' Ridley Scott's 'Counselor' and More

    The must-see film of the weekend is Abdellatif Kechiche's Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color," starring Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux as young lovers experiencing the highs and lows of a long-term relationship.

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    Here Are the Must-See Underdogs At The 2013 New York Film Festival

    Sure, the New York Film Festival has its big names and red carpet premieres, but the celebrities aren't the only stars of the show.

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