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    At Sheffield, Filmmakers Roller Skate While Showing the Power of Docs

    "It's been years since I've last been on these. I thought it was something you don't forget how to do, but you do," the political documentarian Anand Patwardhan bantered as he returned his roller skates to the counter. Sheffield Doc/Fest may be the only one of the fifty film festival's profiled i...

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    "Last Train Home" Leads 4th Annual Cinema Eye Honors Doc Awards

    Lixin Fan's "Last Train Home" led the nominations for the 2011 Cinema Eye Honors, which were announced today at the Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK by filmmakers Havana Marking ("Afghan Star"), Kim Longinotto ("Pink Saris") and Cinema Eye Co-chair AJ Schnack ("Convention"). Recognizing excellence in ar...

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Election Edition

    Like indieWIRE's parent company, SnagFilms, who have been showcasing documentaries tied into Tuesday's important midterm election in their Midterm Madness series, our curated Hulu Documentaries this week are also tied into the election. This week's selections take a look back at various elections, o...

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    Zeitgeist Acquires "Bill Cunningham, New York"

    Zeitgeist Films has just acquired Richard Press' doc "Bill Cunningham, New York," which was opening night film of this year's New Directors/New Films. Produced by Philip Gefter, the film depicts Cunningham, the 80 year old New York Times photographer and unlikely man-about-town who is obsessively i...

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    Arthouse Films Takes Fiennes' Doc "Grass Will Grow" For USA

    Arthouse Films and New Video have announced that they have acquired all US rights to Sophie Fiennes' feature length documentary film "Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow." Focusing about German artist Anselm Kiefer, the film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year.

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    Banksy, "Waste Land" Among IDA Documentary Award Nominees

    The International Documentary Association has announced the nominees for the 2010 IDA Documentary Awards today, with Banksy's "Exit Through The Gift Shop," Laura Poitras' "The Oath," Joonas Berghaell and Mika Hotakainen's "Steam of Life," Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor's 'Sweetgrass," and ...

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Halloween Edition

    Like last week's selections, our curated Hulu Documentaries this week are also inspired by Halloween - some more loosely, others directly related to the holiday and the dark figures it celebrates. This group of films features both more recent productions as well as some classics, and takes as their ...

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    For Your Consideration: Could a Documentary Be Nominated For Best Picture?

    When the Academy's best picture list was extended to ten nominees last year, one of the potential bright sides many folks noted was the new opportunity the Oscars had to include types of films that rarely - if ever - made the big lineup. Namely, the big three of Oscar under-representation: Foreign l...

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    REVIEW | Ego vs. Altruism: Turning Trash Into Art in "Waste Land"

    Lucy Walker's "Waste Land" amounts to a cinematic round of applause for altruism. Using a conventional blend of talking heads and verité, Walker follows Brazilian visual artist Vik Muniz to his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, where he created the traveling exhibit "Pictures of Garbage" out of material f...

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    N. American & World Docs Join IDFA 2010 Competitions

    [Editor's Note: This story has been updated with IDFA's opening film.]: "Position Among the Stars" (Stand van de sterren) by Dutch director Leonard Retel Helmrich will open the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) on November 17, kicking off the 11 - day event. The film, which fo...

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