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    Review: Documentary 'Ivory Tower' Is a Sobering Look At The Cost Of Higher Education

    When one of the talking heads in “Ivory Tower” uses the word “apocalyptic” to describe the higher education system, it at first seems like an exaggeration. But throughout its 90-minute runtime, Andrew Rossi’s documentary offers a number of frightening statistics that make the adjective seem earned.

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    Human Rights Watch FF Women Directors: Meet Cynthia Hill

    The documentary delves deep into why the question "Why doesn't she just leave?" is the wrong one to ask.

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    LAFF Women Directors: Debra Granik on Stray Dog, Her Follow-Up to Winter's Bone

    "The biggest obstacles with filming outside your own social class, race or gender will be just that -- crossing into those chasms of difference. "

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    LAFF Review: ‘Out in the Night’ Indicts the Media and the Justice System But Comes Up Short as a Movie

    blair dorosh-walther’s documentary is of the opinion that "the New Jersey 4" were wrongfully convicted, but it’s just as focused on the preconceived notions and media climate that made them guilty until proven innocent.

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    Human Rights Watch FF Women Directors: Meet Alessandra Zeka and Holen Sabrina Kahn (A Quiet Inquisition)

    "We had initially planned to make a film about the prohibition of abortion in El Salvador. Just as we were beginning to do the research, Nicaragua passed the same law. It seemed an opportunity to chronicle the impact of such severe restrictions from its first days of implementation."

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    San Francisco Film Society Adds to Board for Documentary Film Fund (EXCLUSIVE)

    Documentary veterans Julie Parker Benello and Lisa Kleiner Chanoff join the San Francisco Film Society Board of Directors, as SFFS's Doc Film Fund cash grants are extended for three years.

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    Reality Checks: Can a Wave of Syrian Docs Wake Up Apathetic Americans?

    "We have the feeling that we failed," Syrian producer Charif Kiwan said in a recent conversation. "But we cannot give up yet."

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    Guest Post: "Nan Goldin: I Remember Your Face" is About Turning the Camera on a Photographer

    A makeup artist-turned-documentary portraitist talks about finding the right subject for her film.

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    GKids Acquires Rights to Studio Ghibli Doc 'The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness'

    Animation distributor GKids has acquired the North American rights to "The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness," a new documentary about the powerhouse Japanese animation shop "Studio Ghibli."

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    Human Rights Watch FF Women Directors: Meet Jennifer M. Kroot (To Be Takei)

    "This film covers his experiences being imprisoned in Japanese American internment camps during his youth, his acting career, and his choice to 'come out' later in life and advocate for LGBT civil rights. It's also a romantic comedy!"

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