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    Sundance Institute Awards $550,000 in Grants to 29 Documentaries

    Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program and Fund has selected 29 documentary features to receive $550,000 in grants. Sundance's jury of doc pros and human rights experts made the selection from 772 submissions from 88 countries. The filmmakers boasts a wide range of experience, from rookies to...

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    CBS, PBS and HBO Dominate News and Doc Emmy Noms as 'Project NIM,' 'The Interrupters,' 'Saving Face' All Get Nods

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Among the categories for breaking news coverage, investigative journalism, and broadcast news, this portion of the Emmy Awards also include many notable documentary f...

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    It Happened To Him: 'Bridegroom' Subject Shane Bitney Crone On Bringing His Tragic Story To The Screen

    You may recall a heartbreaking viral video (posted below) from early last year, in which Shane Bitney Crone detailed the beautiful relationship he had with longterm partner Tom Bridegroom before his tragic death the year prior. Bridegroom's family -- who had never accepted his sexuality or his relat...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Takes Doc 'Jodorowsky's Dune,' on the Legendary Director's Doomed Sci-Fi Adaptation (TRAILER)

    Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune," which explores legendary director Alejandro Jodorowksy and his elaborate yet ultimately doomed 1970s adaptation of the eponymous sci-fi novel -- set to star Orson Welles and Mick Jagger, amo...

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    Talking Must-See Doc 'Terms and Conditions May Apply': NSA Spying, and Reading the Unsettling Fine Print (TRAILER)

    Cullen Hoback hasn’t really had a proper home for the last year -- “Keeping the government on its toes,” the director jokes. Sort of: He knows that they know that he knows that they probably knew where he was all the time.

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    Upcoming Documentary on Studio Ghibli Goes Behind the Scenes with Hayao Miyazaki

    Exciting news lands today for Studio Ghibli fans. Filmmaker Mami Sunada is completing the final cut on a documentary that goes behind the scenes of the legendary Japanese animation studio. The film is titled "The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness," and centers -- naturally -- on auteur Hayao Miyazaki, w...

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    Don't Have HBO? Watch 'Gasland Part II' for Free at a Viewing Party this Sunday

    When Josh Fox released "Gasland" in 2010, he and HBO made sure that as many community groups interested in fighting or learning more about hydraulic fracturing (AKA fracking) were able to see the film. The sequel to the Oscar-nominated doc, "Gasland Part II," follows up with the gas companies profi...

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    Indiewire @ Hulu Docs Goes Surfing: 5 Cool Docs To Get You Through the Summer

    Celebrate summer and cool off from the heat with a virtual trip to the beach. The latest edition of Indiewire's curation of Hulu's Documentaries page will make you want to grab your board and catch some waves. Watch these surfing docs now for free!

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    HBO to Present a Documentary on the Prop 8 Supreme Court Case

    HBO Documentary Films announced today that it's currently in production on a film telling the story of the historic Supreme Court case that dismissed Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Over the last five years, directors Ben Cotner and Ryan White have had exclusive access to the w...

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    Watch: Trailer for M.I.A. Documentary Surrounded by Major Drama, Featuring Kanye West and Spike Jonze

    A documentary about South Indian-British hip hop artist M.I.A. is -- or perhaps the better word is "was" -- in the works. The film's director, M.I.A.'s longtime collaborator Steve Loveridge, uploaded the film's trailer to YouTube, and posted it to his Tumblr yesterday. Since then, he got a cease-a...

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