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    Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

    Joe Berlinger’s documentary ‘Whitey’ is so hard-hitting and compelling, you can’t take your eyes off the screen.

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    LatinoBuzz: Meet the Women Who Are Bringing Gael and Diego’s Ambulante Film Fest to the U.S.

    A few months back, we told you that Ambulante — the traveling documentary film festival founded by Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal, Elena Fortes, and Pablo Cruz — is crossing the border into the U.S. Well, now they need your help with the move to Los Angeles.

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    Stringent New Rules to Push Smaller Documentaries Out of Oscar Race

    It is now harder for a film to win Best Documentary than Best Picture.

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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Explains Why Roger Ebert Deserved a Documentary

    James spoke with Indiewire about his initial reservations with the material and why not every detail made the cut.

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    Life Itself

    ‘Life Itself’ is the story of a born journalist who had a profound impact on popular culture, and then made an even greater contribution when he was robbed of his ability to speak.

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    Could 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Really Happen? Watch This Doc and Find Out

    In anticipation of next week's release of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," 20th Century Fox and VICE’s Motherboard have unveiled "Island of the Apes," a documentary that explores a real-life sanctuary for ex-lab apes in Liberia.

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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Gets Up Close with Roger Ebert at the End of His Life (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW)

    Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz enthusiastically embraced the idea of a documentary of his bestselling memoir "Life Itself," and wanted Chicago filmmaker Steve James, whose "Hoop Dreams" Ebert had discovered at Sundance 20 years ago, to direct it.

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    Nature-Loving Doc 'Project Wild Thing' Acquired by Revolver Entertainment

    Get ready to go outside and get dirty. Nature-promoting documentary "Project Wild Thing" has been picked up by Revolver Entertainment for a release in the U.S.

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    Trailer Watch: It's Not Easy (But It Sure Looks Like Fun) "To Be Takei"

    Small-screen legend George Takei leaps to the big screen in a new documentary.

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    HBO to Air Docs on Monday Night Year-Round

    That's great news for nonfiction filmmakers, of whom 25-40% are women.

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