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    Going Greek: Thessaloniki Doc Fest Rolls Out Non-Fiction into 2nd Decade

    When Artistic Director Dimitri Eipides started the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 11 years ago as an offshoot of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (which takes place annually in November), the audiences were small and, to hear him tell it, more than a bit passive. "Greece is ...

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    171 Films Heading To 16th Hot Docs

    The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced its full film line up for its 16th edition, April 30-May 10, at a press conference this morning. From a record 1,948 film submissions, this year's program includes 171 titles from 39 countries. Thirty-six of these films will be recei...

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    Crashing the Party: Paul H-O & Tom Donahue's "Guest of Cindy Sherman"

    [An indieWIRE review from Reverse Shot.]

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    "Afghan Star" For Zeitgeist

    Havana Marking's doc "Afghan Star," which won both Best Director and Audience Award at this year's Sundance Film Festival in the World Documentary section, has been acquired for U.S. release by Zeitgeist films.

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    Stranger Than Fiction Sets Tenth Season

    Stranger Than Fiction, the weekly documentary film series programmed by Thom Powers and presented by IFC Center, will launch its tenth season on March 31, 2009 with a sneak preview of Geoffrey Smith's "The English Surgeon," which will include a Q&A with Smith & surgeon Henry Marsh. The film follows ...

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    "Four Seasons" For First Run

    First Run Features has acquired all rights to "Four Seasons Lodge," a new feature documentary directed by New York Times journalist Andrew Jacobs.

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    "The Cove" This Summer: Lionsgate, Roadside, Participant; Int'l for The Works & Quickfire

    Sundance award-winning doc, "The Cove," is set for a summer U.S. release via Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, while all other territories have been nabbed by The Works International and James Atherton's Quickfire Films Fund. Participant Media is also on board for the release.

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    "Red Race" to Open 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Fest; 170 Films Join Line up

    "The Red Race" by Chao Gan (China/Germany, '08) will open the 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, taking place March 13 - 22. "Race" recounts the stories of several Chinese children-gymnasts who (are forced to) dream of becoming famous athletes. The 6-year-olds at th...

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    Alive Mind Finds "Theater of War"

    Richard Lorber’s documentary label Alive Mind has acquired the U.S. theatrical, public performance and home video rights to John Walter's "Theater of War." The film captures Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline finding their characters in her work as Mother Courage in Tony Kushner’s adaptation of the Bertold Brecht play “Mother Courage and Her Children,” which was presented by The Public Theater/NY Shakespeare Festival in Central Park in the summer of 2006. But the film is much more than a study of those actor's work. As Manohla Dargis wrote in The New York Times, “filmmaker John Walter jumps from art to history and politics and back again, from the ...

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    Non-fiction Crack: True/False Feeds Doc Junkies and Casual Users a Tasty Roster

    "I think I'm having withdrawls," said one True/False Film Festival volunteer Monday morning at a hotel where many non-Columbia, MO guests stayed. "So much sensory stimulation and now it's time for the come down..." And how! Though many of the contingent of New York guests did have one extra night in the small but hipsterish college town located in the middle of Missouri, due to a mass cancellation of flights because of snow, the four nights of the T/F packed in quite a dollop of activity. The weekend featured a massive outpouring of local support for the 40-plus feature line up - featuring a shockingly grand roster of films, many of which are...

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