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    Inequality For All

    Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich is a popular author and pundit, but in "Inequality for All," filmmaker Jacob Kornbluth shows us Reich as a charismatic teacher at U.C. Berkeley.

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    6 Reasons University Screenings are Valuable for Indie Filmmakers

    As indie filmmakers often focus on developing a resume of the most impressive film festivals and focus their theatrical campaigns on their biggest markets, universities provide a unique opportunity to provide filmmakers opportunities they miss if they don't entertain the possibility of screening for...

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    Laura Poitras and Geralyn Dreyfous to be Honored at IDA Documentary Awards

    Laura Poitras and Geralyn Dreyfous will be receiving awards for their contributions to documentary film at this year's IDA Documentary Awards.

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    Watch Preview for Doc 'Samba Ladies' (Female Founders of Brazil's Most Important Cultural Dance)

    Regarded as Brazil's most significant cultural tradition and way of expression, the dance samba, originated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the 19th Century.

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    How 'Good 'Ol Freda' Director Ryan White Turned A Home Movie Into A Theatrical Release (Hint: Beatles Music)

    We recently interviewed the "Good Ol' Freda" director Ryan White about how he got involved with the project, what he expected from the film – and how it exceeded his expectations.

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    International Documentary Association to Honor Alex Gibney and Laura Poitras

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced their top award recipients for the 2013 IDA Documentary Awards to be held on Dec 6. The 2013 Career Achievement Award will be presented to Academy Award and Emmy Award winning director Alex Gibney. Known for his critical, investigative pi...

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    Watch: America's Christian Right Embarks on a Radical Campaign in Exclusive 'God Loves Uganda' Trailer

    One of the most powerful documentaries to play at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Roger Ross Williams' "God Loves Uganda," finally opens in select markets October 11, and Indiewire has the exclusive first trailer for the film.

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    Camden International Film Festival: An Autumnal Retreat for Documentary Lovers

    Imagine Telluride. Except in Maine. In the fall. With foliage. And documentaries only. And without the Donner Party-style travel arrangements. What you have is the Camden International Film Festival, which over this coming long weekend (September 26-29) is going to subject its patrician, New England...

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    Have an Idea for a Doc? Producers of Oscar-Winning 'Undefeated' are Looking to Crowdsource Doc Production

    Can crowdsourcing become a viable means for producing quality documentary films? Crowdsourcing site Tongal, which usually works for brands but is now working for Oscar-winning production company Spitfire Pictures, is giving it a go.

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    Helena Bonham Carter and Bruce Dern To Give Talks at Hamptons International Film Festival

    The 21st annual Hamptons International Film Festival (October 10-14) has announced this year's lineup of signature programs set to include Helena Bonham Carter and Bruce Dern in its featured "A Conversation With..." section.

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