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    The Square - Oscar-nominated Documentary on Egyptian Uprising

    I met recently with Jehane Noujaim, Director / Cinematographer (also Director of Control Room, Startup.com, Rafea:Solar Mama) and Karim Amer, Producer / Sound Recordist.

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    Turning The Lamb of God Documentary 'As The Palaces Burn' Into a Special Event

    through an innovative release strategy via Philadelphia-based digital distributor Specticast, the new documentary "As the Palaces Burn" about heavy metal band Lamb of God, will screen in over 400 theaters around the world.

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    True/False Review: Robert Greene's Mesmerizing 'Actress' Features a Disgruntled Actress-Turned-Housewife Facing Life After 'The Wire'

    "Brandy Burre is Actress," reads the opening credit of Robert Greene’s aptly titled documentary "Actress," setting the stage for a movie wholly consumed by the dominance of that single, hypnotizing presence. Burre, a once promising thespian who abandoned a role on HBO’s “The Wire” to start a family ...

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    Indiewire’s Film Critic Picks the Oscars: The Best Foreign Language Oscar Nominee Is the One Least Likely to Win

    The category is riddled with darkly introspective looks at solitary figures struggling against forces beyond their control, but none taps into that scenario with the focused, analytical abilities of Rithy Panh’s “The Missing Picture.”

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    Women and Girls Lead Launches Online Film Fest #SheDocs for Women's History Month

    All twelve documentaries will be available to watch for free on the Women and Girls Lead website.

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    Indiewire’s Film Critic Picks the Oscars: Why 'The Act of Killing' Is the Most Important Oscar Contender In This Year’s Race

    There are reasons to value each nominee for best documentary this year, but only one of them makes history.

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    Review: Why Lamb of God Documentary 'As the Palaces Burn' Isn't Just For Metalheads

    Like the music at its center, "As the Palaces Burn" foregrounds deep-seated anguish and finds tenderness at its core.

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    Netflix Acquires 2014 Oscar-Nominated Doc Short 'The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life'

    Netflix has gotten into the business of short documentaries. The company today acquired the rights to "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life," one of the five films nominated for best documentary, short subject at this year's Academy Awards.

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    Peter Wintonick's Daughter On Her Quest To Complete Her Late Father's Last Film

    This first person by Mira Burt-Wintonick details her quest to complete her late father Peter Wintonick's final film. Read more about Peter and his life's work here.

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    Holocaust Survivor and Subject of Oscar Nominated Short Doc Alice Herz-Sommer Has Died at 110

    Sadly, 110-year-old Alice Herz-Sommer, subject of the Oscar nominated short documentary "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life" died on the morning of February 23, just a week before the film about her extraordinary life heads to the Academy Awards. Herz-Sommer was the oldest living Holocaust su...

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