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    Fortissimo Handling International Sales for IDFA Doc "El Gusto"

    Ahead of its competition showing at this week's IDFA, Fortissimo Films has acquired international sales rights (outside of France) to Safinez Bousbia's French/Algerian documentary "El Gusto." Last month, the film played at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival where it won Best Director from...

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    Why did so many Nazis get away with murder?

    Simon Weisenthal’s greatest contribution to the world was his dogged pursuit of Nazi criminals who escaped punishment at the end of World War II. His second greatest contribution was his reminder that despite being described as “the Good War” or “a just war,” not enough good was ultimately done, and...

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    Review: "Becoming Santa" is a Wonderful Start to the Holiday Season

    With a title like “Becoming Santa,” Jeff Myers and Jack Sanderson’s crowd-pleasing new film sounds like a Hollywood comedy about a regular guy who takes on the role of Santa Claus.  And that’s almost what it is, minus the Hollywood part, but don’t confuse this...

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    Why Danish Docs Rock the Festival Circuit (and the 7 You've Got to See)

    Despite a population of just over 5 million, Denmark has a long tradition of cinema greater than its size should allow, from pioneer of the medium Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jr. to more recent examples like Bille August, Susanne Bier, Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, Lone Scherfig and Nicolas Winding Re...

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    ArcLight Cinemas Reveals Winner of its Inaugural Doc Fest

    "Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians" took home the top honors and a check for $10,000 at ArcLight Cinemas' inaugural Documentary Festival. Over 150 films from across the States competed for the prize. The top ten finalists were selected by popular vote based ...

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    10 Memorable Diabetic Movie Characters - In Honor of World Diabetes Day

    20 years ago, World Diabetes Day was introduced by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization "in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat that diabetes now poses." It is held every November 14, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting,...

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    Corn to Be Wild: "Greasy Rider" Director Discusses his Cross-Country Biofuel Doc (Watch for FREE!)

    Blending elements of a cross-country travelogue and a chronicle of the grassroots effort to bolster the use of biofuel, JJ Beck and Joey Carey's "Greasy Rider" provides a number of faces for a political idea. The film is available to watch in its entirety, courtesy of SnagFilms.

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    Morning Pour: Veterans Day 2011 Edition

    Morning Pour is your daily stop for quick links, news commentary and trend-spotting. Here are your ten topics for this Veterans Day, November 11, 2011:

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