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    Trailer Watch: Doc 'The United States of Hoodoo' Explores Africa's Spiritual Influence on America's Culture

    Trailer Watch: Doc 'The United States of Hoodoo' Explores Africa's Spiritual Influence on America's Culture

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    'Tahrir: Liberation Square' Director Stefano Savona Talks Egypt, New Projects, Michael Moore & More

    Media coverage for the Arab Spring has slowed down in recent months, but that doesn't mean things in the Middle East have settled down. Egypt, for example, is facing election woes, and the President they toppled more than a year ago has just been given a verdict for his various crimes.

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    SIFF Review: 'The Savoy King' Celebrates Harlem Jazz Drummer Chick Webb

    “Music is a universal combiner," says Dr. Muriel Petioni, the mother of Harlem medicine, in the first few measures of Jeff Kaufman’s spirited window into the culture of the Harlem music and dance movement in the 1920’s and '30’s. This is a perfect descriptor for "The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the M...

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    Netflix Picks: Doc On 'Carmen & Geoffrey' - Dance Icons Of The African Diaspora

    I’ve been missing out not knowing much about the work of these two tremendous artists, icons I shall say, of what we regard today as modern dance.

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    Doonesbury Takes on Sexual Assault in the Military

    Gotta love Garry Trudeau.  He has created a series of cartoons that play off the incredible, heartbreaking new documentary The Invisible War about the plague of sexual assault in the military.  The film opens June 22.  It also just won the Audience Award for best documentary at the...

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    Behind-the-Scenes Doc 'Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present' Ruins the Mystique of Her Performance Art

    Behind-the-Scenes Doc 'Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present' Ruins the Mystique of Her Performance Art

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    Brooklyn Film Festival Review: '[s]comparse' Is An Interesting If Unadventurous Documentary

    There's a small Italian island in between Sicily and Africa that, for years, has served as a stepping stone for African immigrants looking for a brighter future. Recently, a large film production took to this haven in order to tell a fictional account of these people -- though, as it turns out, the ...

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    Documentarian Alex Gibney Gets Infusion from Content Media to Make More Diverse Movies

    Congrats to doc filmmaker Alex Gibney ("Gonzo," "Magic Trip"), who has obtained an infusion of cash from John Schmidt's Content Media, which has acquired half of Jigsaw Productions. Gibney wants to add staff and expand into more areas in film and television, including episodic television and feature...

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    Watch Trailer: Doc 'RE-EMERGING: The Jews of Nigeria' Explores Igbo Identity & Roots in Judaism

    Directed by Jeff Lieberman, journalist, producer and documentary filmmaker, RE-EMERGING: The Jews of Nigeria documents the lives of Igbo people who have embraced Judaism as a part of their legacy and who believe Igbos are really descendants of Israelites.

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    Janet Jackson To Exec-Produce Transgender Doc Titled 'Truth'

    Janet Jackson will executive produce Truth, a documentary about transgender people that aims to "stop the hate and find understanding."

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