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    Sundance 2013: RADiUS-TWC Snags Opening-Night Doc 'Twenty Feet From Stardom'

    Not wasting any time Friday, RADiUS-TWC snatched up North American rights to opening-night documentary “Twenty Feel From Stardom."

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    Kirby Dick Talks Oscar-Nominated 'Invisible War,' Re-releasing This Weekend in NY and LA [UPDATE]

    Kirby Dick's "The Invisible War" has snagged one of the coveted five competing spots for the Academy's Best Documentary Oscar, and will be released January 18 at the Film Society at Lincoln Center and at Laemmle's Santa Monica, Pasadena and Claremont theaters January 19...

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    13 Independent Films Digital Debut via Sundance Institute’s Artist Services

    The Sundance Institute has 13 independent films available through a variety of platforms to rent, download or stream via the Institute’s Artist Services program. Titles include 2012 Sundance Film Festival films Detropia, I Am Not a Hipster, The Atomic States of America, and We’re Not Broke. Click f...

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    Review: 'Delta Boys' Is A Bold, Gripping Documentary About The Oil Battles Of Nigeria

    Andrew Berends’ gripping new documentary “Delta Boys” does something undeniably important: it puts human voices and faces behind the terms and datelines we run into almost every week in newspapers, on websites, and on cable new channel crawls. Words like “militant” and “rebels,” and places like Nige...

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    Trailer Watch: 2013 Sundance Selection 'Muscle Shoals' Looks at Legendary Alabama Music Town

    Check out this new trailer for Greg Camalier's documentary "Muscle Shoals," set to premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film looks at the legendary Alabama town which, during the 1960s and '70s, boasted a handful of music studios that would forever alter the sound of soul and rock n' rol...

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    DGA Announces Doc Award Nominees

    Five first-time nominees made the cut for Directors Guild of America's Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries Award, including 3 of the 5 folks aiming for the best doc Oscar. “Whether shining a light on sweeping injustice or bringing us along on an intimate journey, the...

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    Catching Up With Foreign Language and Documentary Feature Nominees

    Three categories - Foreign Language Film, Documentary Feature and Animated Feature - frequently have nominees that have received little or no U.S. theatrical play, and even sometimes no set playdate ahead. Things look better this year, but still not ideal for those who want to see all the nominees p...

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    Cinema Eye Honors 2013: '5 Broken Cameras' Wins Outstanding Feature, 'Detropia' for Outstanding Direction, and 'The War Room' Honored with Legacy Award

    The Cinema Eye Honors is a cozy event, packed with documentary filmmakers who go way back. Held at the sleek Museum of the Moving Image in New York, the group attending the sixth annual Honors ceremony is jovial, encouraging, and accepting -- exemplified by the range of attire. Co-chair Esther Robin...

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    '5 Broken Cameras,' 'Detropia' Lead Cinema Eye Honors Winners

    Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi’s "5 Broken Cameras" -- about Israeli settlements encroaching upon Burnat’s Palestinian village -- took top prize at the 6th Annual Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking, handed out tonight at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. ...

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    Mitchell Block Direct: VI Issue 5: BULLY Chasing An Oscar Nomination

    Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, directed by Alison Klayman, BULLY, WGA Documentary Screenplay Award Nominations, and Sundance 2013 Documentary Competition

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