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    BYOD: Filmmaker Discusses Portraying Guatemala's Political Climate in 'I Will Be Murdered'

    In the latest installment of the Bring Your Own Documentary (BYOD) interview series sees host/documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner interviews Justin Webster, director of the documentary "I Will Be Murdered." In the doc, Webster examines Rodrigo Rosenberg, the Guatemalan lawyer who predicted his own demise at the hands of the Mexican government, with his subsequent murder causing a national uproar. In the interview with BYOD, Webster discusses walking the fine line between informing the audience of the political situation that ultimately played a part in Rosenberg's death without getting bogged down in explicating the many factors and issues pla...

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    Watch: Powerful Trailer For Sundance's Acclaimed Third-Trimester Abortion Doc 'After Tiller'

    After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival back in January and being picked up for distribution shortly after, a full-on and official trailer for the documentary "After Tiller" has just hit the web.

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    HBO Sets Its Fall Doc Slate, Including Whoopi Goldberg's Moms Mabley Film, Alec Baldwin and James Toback's 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    ESPN isn't the only network announcing its fall doc lineup -- HBO announced its own new set of nonfiction films set to air in the upcoming months today, among them the Alec Baldwin and James Toback Cannes feature "Seduced and Abandoned," Whoopi Goldberg's directorial debut on Moms Mabley" and the Da...

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    San Francisco Film Society Announces Winners of the 2013 SFFS Documentary Film Fund

    The San Francisco Film Society has announced the three winners of its 2013 SFFS Documentary Film Fund, totaling $100,000 in awards, which support feature-length documentaries in post-production. Winners below.

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    Fatal Assistance by Raoul Peck

    As a Festival Centerpiece at “The Human Rights Watch Film Festival,” from June 13-23, 2013 in NYC, Haitian born filmmaker, Raoul Peck, documents what has occurred and what has not occurred since the devastation struck over 3 years ago.

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    Guest Post: A Rising Tide: Women in Independent Documentary Production

    As a documentary director and producer, I am surrounded by women working and thriving in the entertainment industry. The documentary realm has long had a reputation for being more open to female-led productions. I'd like to take a moment to examine why this has come about.

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    Top 10 Documentaries in iTunes: 'The Entrepreneur' Gets Boost From News

    On the heels of last week's news that Malcolm Bricklin, the subject of the film, won a $2MM settlement against a Chinese auto manufacturer, "The Entrepreneur" hit #1 in the iTunes documentaries store.

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    Sony Pictures Classics Takes Alex Gibney's Long-Gestating Lance Armstrong Doc 'The Armstrong Lie'

    After sitting on the shelf at Sony, Alex Gibney's Lance Armstrong documentary "The Armstrong Lie" has found its worldwide distributor in Sony Pictures Classics. The film centers on Armstrong's life and career over the past four years -- from his return to cycling out of retirement in 2009 to the muc...

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    Sony Pictures Classics to Release Alex Gibney's Lance Armstrong Doc 'The Armstrong Lie'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Alex Gibney's sure to be popular upcoming Lance Armstrong documentary "The Armstrong Lie." The film tells the unfolding story of the athlete's life and career over the last four years.

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    Indiewire @ Hulu Docs: Go On the Road With These 6 Great Road Trip Docs, Available to Stream For Free

    With summer halfway over, it's time to get away -- let these docs inspire you to take a virtual vacation on the road. The latest edition of Indiewire's curation of Hulu's Documentaries page spotlights films which take to the open road in their exploration of a wide range of topics. Watch these docs...

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