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    Searching For Sugar Man—movie review

    I know I’m late to the party, but I only recently caught up with 'Searching for Sugar Man', which debuted to great acclaim at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and has built a steady following ever since. Its protagonist is even being profiled on '60 Minutes' this Sunday.

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    Hamptons Film Fest Review: 'Decoding Deepak' Is A Warm & Fuzzy (But Not Exactly Illuminating) Look At A Beloved Guru

    The first few moments of the mercifully brief "Decoding Deepak" (it runs a scant 74 minutes) promise something intriguing. In the opening few scenes, the movie teases a look at Deepak Chopra, the spiritual advisor and self-help guru who has written something like sixty books and helped lead the rich...

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    Ken Burns Responds to City of New York Subpoena of 'Central Park Five' Materials

    Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns (upon whose book the film is based) and David McMahon, responded to the subpoena Wednesday by stating that it has long been expected but that they intend to invoke their constitutional and statutory rights to withhold the materials.

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    Exclusive Clip: 'Escape Fire' Documentary Details Perverse Economic Incentives That Drive American Healthcare

    "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare" is one of those documentaries that makes you angry, but for the same reasons that make it essential viewing for anyone living in this country. The film, directed by Susan Froemke and Matthew Heineman and nominated for the documentary G...

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    PBS To Air 6 Women Focused Documentaries for Women and Girls Lead Campaign

    The second part of Half the Sky aired last night on PBS--which marked the start of the Women and Girls Lead Campaign. This campaign focuses on programming that brings attention to the issues facing women and girls worldwide. Other documentaries that will air include Solar Mamas, The Invisible War an...

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    Why Emerging Filmmakers Should Pitch at the Camden International Film Festival

    This past weekend at the Camden International Film Festival, Mike Attie and Meghan O'Hara's pitch for their Vietnam War reenactor film "In Country," came out as the Points North Pitch winner.

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    Documentary Filmmakers Laura Poitras and Natalia Almada Named MacArthur Fellows

    Laura Poitras and Natalia Almada have been named MacArthur Fellows for 2012, which brings a $500,000 grant to each over the next five years. The documentary filmmakers are among 23 fellows chosen by the MacArthur Foundation, which made the announcement Monday.

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    Puma.Creative and BRITDOC Announce Nominees for 50,000 Euro Impact Award

    Puma.Creative, a philanthropic arm of Puma, and documentary organization the BRITDOC Foundation have announced the five nominees for this year's Creative Impact Award.

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    Cinema Eye Honors Names Ten Finalists for Outstanding Short Film Award 2013

    Cinema Eye names the ten finalists for its 2013 Outstanding Short Film Award, as chosen by a committee of international film festival programmers. The nonfiction films are listed below. Five of the finalists will be announced as nominees in October, prior to the 6th Annual Cinena Eye Honors in Janua...

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    With the Independent Film Scene Set to Lose Arts Engine, Are Non-Profits on the Ropes?

    As of Sunday, Sept. 30, the independent film scene will lose another one of its good guys. The non-profit organization Arts Engine, after operating for a dozen years, has announced that distressing economic realities have led to its decision to disband and set up its various programs at other compat...

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