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    Docs to Watch in 2013: IDFA Showcases Next Year's Crop -- 'I Am Breathing,' 'Winter Nomads,' 'Propaganda' & More

    The International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, or IDFA, piles a selection of the year’s docs into a window in mid-November--this year during its recently-wrapped 25th edition. The films are not all new, but enough of them are being seen for the first time that IDFA becomes a showcase for next yea...

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    Beyonce, Beastie Boys and Bed-Ins: 5 Musicians Who Made a Documentary As Self-Portrait

    February just got a lot busier for Beyoncé Knowles. Not only is the singer-actress-clothing designer booked as the halftime entertainment for Super Bowl XLVII Feb. 3, her feature-film directing debut is now scheduled to air on HBO two weeks later.

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    'Westerly' Documentary to Tell Story of Surf Icon Peter Drouyn's Journey into Becoming a Woman [Kickstarter Video]

    "Westerly," a doc about transgender surfer Peter Drouyn's controversial journey toward becoming a woman, is in the works with producers Beau Willimon and Jordan Tappis. Alan White and Jamie Brisick will direct the film, with musicians Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Matt Sweeney also on board.

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    "The Invisible War"- Treatment Program

    Filmmakers to Launch Pilot Treatment Program for Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma in Early 2013 The Artemis Invisible War Recovery Program and Fund will provide specialized treatment to for victims assaulted in the military

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    The Central Park Five

    In the wake of his magnificent PBS documentary 'The Dust Bowl,' Ken Burns has a new film opening in theaters that couldn’t be more different yet also explores a dark chapter in recent American history.

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    Doc Feature Oscar Voters Face Rough Process This Year

    Never have so many worthy docs been produced and released into the indie marketplace. There's a complex set of filtering systems that throw the docs at the Academy branch. Film festivals are one sort of gatekeeper for the plethora of terrific low-budget docs made these days, while awards groups are ...

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    The Edge of Documentary: The Not-Fiction Film

    The Edge of Documentary: The Not-Fiction Film

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    LatinoBuzz: 20 Years After Leaving, Two Sisters Return to the Hippie Commune Where They Were Born in 'American Commune' Documentary

    The Mundo sisters, having spent their childhood never watching television, found themselves working for Viacom, one of the biggest media conglomerates there is, as directors for MTV. It was this paradox that sparked the idea to make a documentary.

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    Oscar Watch: Hear 'Paul Williams Still Alive' Original Song (TRAILER)

    Paul Williams' original song "Still Alive" from Stephen Kessler's new documentary "Paul Williams Still Alive" will touch any artist, especially someone past their prime. The movie and the song address Williams' past glories, which are gone, and the fantasy of chasing your dreams vs. the reality of l...

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    10 Docs to Watch at IDFA 2012

    10 Docs to Watch at IDFA 2012

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