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    Hot Docs Rounds Out Lineup; "Greatest Movie Ever Sold" To Open Fest

    At a press conference this morning in Toronto, the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival released their entire 2011 schedule, including Morgan Spurlock's "Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," which will open the festival on April 28th. In total, the fest will be scre...

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    Hot Docs Sets 26 Films For Special Presentations Program

    Hot Docs has announced the 26 documentary features that will be a part of this year's Special Presentations program, including numerous world and international premieres, award-winners from the recent international festival circuit, and a few star subjects (including Conan O'Brien, Chaz Bono, A Trib...

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: SXSW Flashback

    Austin, TX's SXSW kicks off this Friday, so for indieWIRE's curation of Hulu's Documentaries page, we're taking a look back at non-fiction works that screened at the popular and eclectic event, one of the key film festivals in North America.

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    HBO Takes TV Rights To Sundance's "Sing Your Song"

    Susanne Rostock's Harry Belafonte doc "Sing Your Song" has been picked by HBO Documentary Films for an exclusive premiere on the network this fall, it was announced today. The film - which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and also screened in Berlin, tells the story of singer and activist Bel...

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    Nat Geo to Take "Benda Bilili!" on Tour

    The music doc "Benda Bilili!" by French directors Florent de la Tullaye and Renaud Barret will be distributed in the U.S. in fall 2011 by National Geographic Cinematic Ventures. The film follows a band from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Staff Benda Bilili (translation: "Look Beyond"), made up ...

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    True/False 2011: The Eight Documentaries You Must See

    Columbia, Missouri's increasingly popular documentary film festival, True/False, wrapped up its 2011 edition March 6 with a screening of Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald's "Life in a Day," which premiered in January simultaneously at Sundance and on YouTube. Following the screening, gu...

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    REVIEW | Claude Lanzmann Revisits Jan Karski in "The Karski Report"

    A single interview unfolding more or less in real time, "The Karski Report," a 49-minute cinematic essay cribbed from the cutting room floor of Claude Lanzmann's sprawling 1985 documentary "Shoah," imbues one monologue with tremendous historical weight. Having previously aired on French television, ...

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Oscars Flashback, Part Two

    The 83rd Annual Academy Awards will be announced this Sunday night, where we'll find out if "Exit Through the Gift Shop," "Gasland," "Inside Job," "Restrepo," or "Waste Land" will claim the Best Documentary Feature Oscar. Before that happens, we've put together a second group of past nominees and wi...

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    Music Box Acquires Sundance's "Bobby Fischer"

    Music Box Films has acquired Liz Garbus's "Bobby Fischer Against The World," which screened in Sundance's new Documentary Premieres section last month. The HBO Documentary Films & LM Media Production will premiere on HBO, followed by a theatrical release by Music Box. Music Box acquired all US Thea...

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    True/False Announces Initial Slate For 2011

    The eighth annual True/False Film Fest is set to run March 3-6, 2011 in college town Columbia, MO, and the festival has announced its initial slate of programming. Headed by David Wilson and Paul Sturtz, True/False has consistently drawn rave reviews from filmmakers, industry, and audiences alike ...

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