Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Documentary

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LAFF '08 INTERVIEW | "Pressure Cooker" Directors Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker

    [EDITOR'S NOTE: indieWIRE is profiling the Narrative and Documentary Competition filmmakers who are screening their films at the Los Angeles Film Festival as world premieres.]

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    REVIEW | Staged Craft: Peter Askin's "Trumbo"

    "Trumbo" tells the eventful story of the best-known name in the Hollywood Ten, screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, with an unsurprising emphasis on the leftist's misadventures with the House Un-American Activities Committee. Famous and well-paid before HUAC sentenced him and nine other fellow Communist symp...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LAFF '08 INTERVIEW | "Dirty Hands: The Art & Crimes of David Choe" Director Harry Kim

    [EDITOR'S NOTE: indieWIRE is profiling the Narrative and Documentary Competition filmmakers who are screening their films at the Los Angeles Film Festival as world premieres.]

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LAFF '08 INTERVIEW | "Paper or Plastic?" Co-Directors Justine Jacob and Alex D. da Silva

    [EDITOR'S NOTE: indieWIRE is profiling the Narrative and Documentary Competition filmmakers who are screening their films at the Los Angeles Film Festival as world premieres.]

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    DISPATCH FROM MARYLAND | Silverdocs: Telling the Truth

    If there's an aesthetic lesson conveyed by the premieres at AFI Silverdocs this year, it's that cinema verite continues to thrive -- and the classical approach to documentary filmmaking hasn't frayed with age. Not that it had been showing signs of a slow demise, but the ongoing talk of meager box of...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | "Garden" Leads SILVERDOCS Winners

    SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival announced its award winners Sunday, culminating the weeklong Festival activities that included screening 108 films representing 63 countries. Winning filmmakers received over $70,000 in combined cash and in-kind prizes. The Audience Award winners will be announced Monday. SILVERDOCS Sterling Award for a US Feature went to Scott Hamilton Kennedy's "The Garden." The director will receive $10,000 cash and $5,000 in film stock from Kodak. This year's inaugural SILVERDOCS Sterling Award for a World Feature went to Geoffrey Smith's "The English Surgeon," while the award for a Short Film was g...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Alex Gibney v. ThinkFilm: Claiming Botched "Taxi" Release, Oscar Winning Filmmaker Seeking $1 Millio

    Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney is seeking more than $1 million in damages from ThinkFilm, distributor of his recent Oscar-winning film, "Taxi to the Dark Side." Late last week X-Ray Productions, producers of Gibney's film, charged that ThinkFilm fradulently hid the fact that it could not properly...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | Zeitgeist Gets "Stranded"

    As it prepares to celebrates its 20th anniversary with a retrospective at MoMA this week, Zeitgeist Films has announced a deal for U.S. theatrical and home video rights to Gonzalo Arijon's "Stranded: I've Come From a Plane the Crashed in the Mountains." Uruguayan director Arijon's film is the story the story of the survivors of a plane crash in the South American Andes 35 years ago, profiling the survivors, who subsisted the ten weeks in the freezing weather by consuming the remains of those who died after the plane went down. Winner of the jury prize at last year's International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (where indieWIRE first repo...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LAT | Documentaries lose box office muscle

    "Despite critical acclaim, such films as 'Bigger, Faster, Stronger*' and 'Young@Heart' can't draw moviegoers," reports the LA Times, "Critically acclaimed films about provocative subjects struggle to make money all the time, but rarely have so many lauded documentaries consistently failed to connect...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    DISPATCH FROM MARYLAND | Considering the Confounding State of Nonfiction: Spike Lee and Alex Gibney

    The truth is out there, but only certain people know where to find it. In downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, that's the driving sentiment behind AFI Silverdocs, a healthy alternative to the industry festivities currently unfolding on the other coast at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Now in its fifth...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Review: Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful ...The Playlist
  • 41st Telluride Film Festival Announces ...SydneysBuzz
  • Review: Picturesque, Patience Testing ...The Playlist