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    iW NEWS | Hot Docs Presents Prizes

    Awards were presented Friday night at the 2007 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. In the International Feature Documentary competition, Ulrike Franke and Michael Loeken's "Losers and Winners" from Germany won the top prize, with a special jury prize awarded to Michael Skolnik's "Without The King." Bryan Friedman's "The Bodybuilder And I" won the award for best Canadian feature documentary, while a special jury prize in that category went to Serge Giguere's "Drive By Dreams." Johanna Lunn's "Forgiveness: Stories For Our Time" won the mid-length documentary prize and Arturo Cabana's "Man Up" won the award for best ...

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    DOC COLUMN | Are Green Docs Hot?

    It seemed to come out of nowhere: a high-production value theatrical doc featuring the then media-shy former presidential candidate Al Gore. Skeptics abound prior to the release -- it was tough to imagine that an intellectual stiff like Gore could carry a feature doc about, of all things, global war...

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    DISPATCH FROM NORTH CAROLINA | At a Weekend Doc Fest, Full Frame Celebrates 10 Years

    Ten years ago when the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, then called Doubletake, had its freshman outing few could have predicted not only how much the festival would grow, but how much the documentary form would grow along with it. For ten years, the festival has served as an incubator and a ba...

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    "Monastery" and "Devil" Each Win 2 Prizes at Full Frame Doc Fest

    The 10th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival came to a close today in Durham, NC with Pernille Rose Gronkjaer's "The Monastery" winning both the grand jury award and the Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award. Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern's "The Devil Came on Horseback" also won two p...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis" Director Mary Jordan

    Director Mary Jordan's doc biopic "Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis" centers on underground filmmaker, photographer, actor, performance artist, Lower East Side fixture, homosexual, and anticapitalist Jack Smith who was a central figure of New York underground culture from the 1960s until h...

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    DOCS MONTHLY | The Doc Blogs: Part of a Thriving Online Film Community

    Ever wonder how the term "blog" was coined? Most people know it comes from the word "weblog", which was first used by Jorn Barger back in December of '97, but the shortened version came into use when Peter Merholz cleverly turned "weblog" into "we blog" in the sidebar of his brilliant Peterme.com i...

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    DISPATCH FROM GREECE | At a Doc Fest in Thessaloniki: Euro Premieres and "Troubled Innocence"

    Sitting in a smoky cafe outside the John Cassavetes theater, filmmaker (and fest honoree) Steven Bognar is holding forth on the differences between Greek and North American audiences. "Greeks are not afraid to ask confrontational questions. This gives a Q&A a sense of uncertainty that&...

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    Haupt's "Song for Argyris" Wins Thessaloniki Doc Prize

    The 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival concluded today in Greece awarding its ERT3 Audience Award for a film in the official selection to Stefan Haupt's "A Song for Argyris" from the U.S., while the audience prize for a short film went to Ruby Yang's "The Blood of Yingzh...

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    "In the Shadows of the Moon" to Open Hot Docs '07

    Details of the 2007 edition of the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival, North America's largest, were unveiled this week, with 129 films set for this year's roster. Hot Docs will open April 19 in Toronto with David Sington's "In the Shadow of the Moon," the story of NASA's Apollo astronauts, told first-hand by the crews themselves with never-before-seen archival footage. Among the documentaries making their world premieres at Hot Docs are: Oliver Hodge's "Garbage Warrior," the story of a visionary American architect who creates eco-friendly homes from refuse; Arne Johnson and Shane King's "Girls Rock," which follows young girls' ...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: "Air Guitar Nation" Director Alexandra Lipsitz

    Director Alexandra Lipsitz's doc "Air Guitar Nation," which premiered last year at the SXSW Film Festival and also played in Toronto follows the birth of the U.S. Air Guitar Championships. Two aspiring rock stars strum and strut their way towards glory and the coveted national title. C. Diddy, a sam...

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