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    Has '12 Years a Slave' Already Won the Oscar? Indiewire's Peter Knegt and Eric Kohn Sort Through Early Awards Season Buzz

    Now that the fall season has officially started and Oscar buzz has commenced, Indiewire chief film critic Eric Kohn and senior writer Peter Knegt have decided to jump into the fray. In the following e-mail exchanges, they address several issues. Among them: Has "12 Years a Slave" already secured Be...

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    Guest Post: Director Kandeyce Jorden's Journey Through the World of Female DJs

    When director Kandeyce Jorden found herself at a personal crossroads, she went looking for a creative project that would open her eyes to a new way of life--and she found it in the world of women DJs.

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    DirecTV's Fall Doc Series 'Something to Talk About' Will Include Sean Penn-Centric Film 'Haiti Untold'

    DirecTV is bringing back Thandie Newton crime series "Rogue," it's first original scripted drama, for a second season, and it's also set to bring back "Something to Talk About," its documentary series presented in collaboration with Brainstorm Media and made up of films about socially and culturally...

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    How Far Have Black Americans Come in the Past 50 Years? Thoughts on PBS' 'The March @50' Web Series

    Though documentaries don't often get the same amount of buzz as other kinds of web content, it's been refreshing to see more docs - and particularly public media - attempt to tackle black issues and culture in the online space.

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    Amid Racist Reactions to New Miss America, PBS Doc ‘The World Before Her’ Examines Pageants and Politics in India (TRAILER)

    Last night, when Nina Davuluri became the first Indian-American to be crowned Miss America, Twitter erupted in hateful commentary. Hideous monikers -- “Miss Arab,” “Miss Al-Qaeda,” “Miss 7-11” -- and ugly rhetoric proliferated. “This is America,” some wrote, as if by way of explanation. But in Nisha...

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    Women Win Top Doc Awards at TIFF

    Women directors took home the top audience awards in the documentary area at TIFF this year. Jehane Noujaim's The Square took home the top audience prize.

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    John Maloof and Charlie Siskel Talk Researching the Life of the Nanny Street Photographer Vivian Maier

    For John Maloof, flea markets and estate auctions were a part of the culture he was raised with. It was still a surprise, though, when he opened up luggage from the estate of a Ms. Vivian Maier to find rolls and rolls of undeveloped film. It was even more of a surprise when he looked at the rolls ...

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    Toronto: 'Burt's Buzz' Introduces the Face -- and Original Owner -- of Burt's Bees

    "Burt's Buzz" had its world premiere in the TIFF Docs section at The Toronto International Film Festival, where it was snatched up by FilmBuff. Here's our interview with the film's director, Jody Shapiro.

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    BRITDOC's Good Pitch Announces India Spinoff and Six Participating Films

    Good Pitch2, a spinoff of BRITDOC's Good Pitch, has today announced the six documentary films that will be presented at the inaugural event on February 4th 2014 in Mumbai, as a part of the Mumbai Film Festival. The screenings will be held from 9am to 5pm at NCPA, Experimental theater, Marine Drive, ...

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    Toronto: Alex Gibney On How Being Lied To By Lance Armstrong Led to 'The Armstrong Lie'

    Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney is known for going after big fish such as the Catholic Church (“Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God”), Enron (“Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room”) and the United States Military (“Taxi to the Dark Side”), but when he was tapped to make a film on Lance A...

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