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    HBO to Unveil Don't Ask Don't Tell Doc the Day Repeal Goes Into Effect

    On the day the U.S. military will officially lift its ban on gays and lesbians in the military, HBO will screen the new documentary from filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato ("Becoming Chaz," "The Eyes of Tammy Faye") "The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The film will have a sneak ...

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    Recut "Paradise Lost 3" and Oliver Stone's U.S. History Doc Added to New York Film Festival

    The new ending to Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" will have its world premiere at the upcoming 49th New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today.

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    HBO to Rescreen First Two "Paradise Lost" Films After West Memphis 3's Release from Prison

    After the West Memphis Three -- Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelly -- were freed last Friday, Joe Berlinger and Burce Sinofsky's documentaries that helped publicize the three's probable innocence, "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills" and "Paradise Lost 2: Revelations...

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    Reports: "Paradise Lost" Convicts May Be Freed Today

    Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley -- the three convicted murderers who became familiar through the "Paradise Lost" documentaries of Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, which defended their innocence -- could see an end to their case, with two of the three released from ...

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    iW's Online Video of the Day: The "Catfish" Directors Capture a Mini Metropolis

    Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the boys behind the documentary sensation "Catfish," have no problem with switching genres. Since garnering critical acclaim, controversy and a bevvy of disbelievers with their debut (now featured in the Current TV series "50 Documentaries You Must See Before You Die,...

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    FUTURES | Asif Kapadia, Director of Racecar Doc "Senna": Off With the Talking Heads!

    Hometown: Hackney, Greater London, U.K.

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    Which Documentary Should Get a Sequel?

    As I noted in my latest Doc Talk column at Movies.com, we will have seen at least seven documentary sequels bow in 2011 (see the titles profiled in my column). That's still well short of the record number of fiction follow-ups we're experiencing this year, but it still seems nonfiction ...

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    James Franco is Directing a Documentary About Porn Site Kink.com Because He's James Franco

    James Franco's latest project is making a documentary about BDSM and fetish porn site Kink.com. [Warning: Link is oh so very NSFW].

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    Can't Wait for the "Glee" Movie? indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Inspiring Performances

    "Glee the 3D Concert Movie" comes to theaters this week, but if you're looking for some great performances to prep you for the song stylings by New Directions and the Warblers, look no further than indieWIRE at Hulu Docs - iW's regular curation of Hulu's Documentaries page. This week's selections sp...

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    INTERVIEW | Meet Ameena Matthews, One of Chicago's Gang "Interrupters"

    If you get to see Steve James' new documentary "The Interrupters" (which opened this week and is produced by writer Alex Kotlowitz), one woman strikes the viewer as so incredibly genuine, so effectively focused on making change in the streets, it is impossible to watch her on screen without getting ...

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