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    IDA Documentary Awards: Best Feature Doc Goes to Nostalgia for the Light UPDATED

    There are so many well-made, well-lauded documentaries this year, that the finalists for the International Documentary Association awards aren't even on the Oscar shortlist of fifteen. Thus Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" won Best Feature at the 2011 I...

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    In His Own Words: Martyn Burke Shares a Scene From Oscar Hopeful Doc "Under Fire"

    Below director Martyn Burke shares a scene from his war documenary "Under Fire: Journalists in Combat," which recently made the cut of 15 docs to be considered for the upcoming Oscar race. It opens at New York's Quad cinema December 2nd.

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    The Doc Option: Instead of "Shame" Watch "Porndemic"

    Even if you're primarily a documentary fan, like myself, I recommend seeing Steve McQueen's "Shame," a film about a sex addict (Michael Fassbender) and his troubled relationship with his sister (Carey Mulligan). I love the way it's shot, I love the way it doesn't need ...

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    Joshua Spencer on his film "The Fight For Water"

    In his film, "The Fight For Water" - available in its entirety at the bottom of this page courtesy of SnagFilms - filmmaker Joshua Spencer takes a look at the untold story of contamination in the Amazon.

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    Producers Guild Announces Documentary Nominations

    The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has chosen its five documentary features to be voted on for best documentary. Last year, "The Kings Speech" won the PGA's Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures--the fourth year running that the Producers Guild pre...

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    Honor World AIDS Day With Special Screenings of "The Carrier" and "We Were Here"

    Today is World AIDS Day, a designated and globally observed occasion to promote awareness about HIV infection and the AIDS epidemic. There are plenty of things you can actively do, including spreading the word about important documentaries focused on the issue. While there have been plenty made...

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    Morning Pour: Remake Roundup with "Scarface," "Akira," "The Raid," "Knuckle," "Oldboy" and More

    Morning Pour is your daily stop for quick links, news commentary and trend-spotting. Here are your five discussion topics involving remakes for Wednesday, November 30, 2011:

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    "Khodorkovsky" is an Extraordinary Documentary Thriller That Challenges Your Current Feeling About Capitalists

    Is this really a good time for a documentary that sides with a jailed billionaire? Cyril Tuschi’s extraordinary “Khodorkovsky” is not even the first nonfiction film I’ve seen this season that sympathizes with the rich. But it is a very different sort of doc than “U...

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    Morning Pour: Indie Awards, Darth Vader is a Grinch, "John Carter" Buzz

    Morning Pour is your daily stop for quick links, news commentary and trend-spotting. Here are your five miscellaneous discussion topics for Tuesday, November 29, 2011:

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    Is "The Muppets" a True Muppet Movie?

    I finally caught "The Muppets" over the long weekend, and while I did enjoy a lot of it, I was bothered by how little it actually qualifies as a true Muppet movie. How so, if the film does feature Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie the Bear and the rest of the gang (minus Rizzo, sadl...

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