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    "Dreams" To Race In SILVERDOCS' Competition

    AFI-Discovery Channel SILVERDOCS Documentary Festival has announced the competition films for the 2009 Festival, taking place June 15-22, 2009 in the Washington, DC area. Films will screen in six sections: Sterling US Feature Competition, Sterling World Feature Competition, Music Documentary, Sterl...

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    Much Bigger Than Himself: Østergaard Talks "Burma VJ"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This first person by Anders Østergaard originally appeared in an issue of UK newspaper The Guardian and has been republished with permission. His film "Burma VJ" is being released in US theaters tomorrow by Oscilloscope

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    A Home For Chris Rock's "Hair"

    Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainment have acquired the worldwide rights to Sundance premiere "Good Hair." The film, a look at the African American hair culture, won the Special Jury Prize for U.S. Documentary at the fest. Directed by Jeff Stilson and produced by HBO, "Hair" features Chris...

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    Shadow To "Bring What I Love"

    Shadow Distribution has acquired North American distribution rights to Chai Vasarhelyi's doc "I Bring What I Love: Youssou Ndour."

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    Hot Docs Audience Breaks Record; Votes "The Cove"

    Hot Docs wrapped up its most successful festival to date this weekend in Toronto, with audience numbers reaching an estimated 122,000. This marks a rather astounding 42% increase over 2008's fest. Hot Docs, which ran April 30 to May 10, featured 266 public screenings of 171 films. A record number o...

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    From a "Village" to a "City": Hot Docs Awards Their Best

    The 2009 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival handed out their awards in Toronto tonight, at a ceremony hosted by the CBC’s Jian Ghomeshi (of this fame). Simon El Habre's "The One Man Village" and Hubert Davis's "Invisible City" were the recipients of the fest's two big prizes, with ...

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    A Times Square Dive, Frolicking Boys and 6 Days of Gambling Shine at 16th Hot Docs

    An eclectic range of stories - from boys' private school cliques to the history of wartime food preparation, from an often naked gang of moped riders to birdwatchers seeking the Holy Grail of (extinct) woodpeckers, North America's largest - and some say most important - documentary film festival, Ho...

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    Hot Docs '09: Subjects on the Margins

    As documentary filmmakers hone their pitches to industry delegates at the Toronto Documentary Forum, attempting to attract funding and interest in their projects by finding the perfect hook, they would do well to look at a number of films screening at Hot Docs, which continues through this weekend -...

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    Buyers Be Aware: Notable Projects From Toronto's Doc Forum

    The 2009 Toronto Documentary Forum - the largest doc market in North America - kicked off this morning on the campus of the University of Toronto, with hundreds of filmmakers, producers, broadcasters and distributors gathering to witness twenty-five presentations of documentary projects at various l...

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    Hot Docs '09: Growing Up, Confronting Reality

    The first weekend of the 16th annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, which opened this past Thursday, has already been marked with screenings of more than 75 programs featuring works representing over half of its impressive 171 title line up. Screenings attended have been near ...

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