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    An Ode to Marriage, Part I: Cutie and the Boxer

    Two recent films stand out as paeans to marriage although each is also about art and the passion it arouses. As Peter and I approach our 25th anniversary (September 9), it seems especially appealing to me to write of these two films, Cutie and the Boxer and Herb and Dorothy 50 X 50 as tributes to m...

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    In the Works: Documentary on Disney's Imagineers (TRAILER)

    Disney has a documentary in the works that will go behind the scenes and into the history of its Imagineers, the division tasked with designing the studio's theme parks and rides. Lesley Iwerks, the granddaughter of Mickey Mouse co-creator Ub Iwerks, is set to direct. Check out the trailer for the f...

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    Werner Herzog Meets Abel Ferrara And Talks Shop In Switzerland: 'I have done things I have never done before'

    Werner Herzog is having a productive week in Switzerland. For the duration of the Locarno Film Festival, which concludes its 66th edition on Sunday, Herzog has been the subject of a career retrospective that includes an outdoor screening of his profound jungle epic “Fitzcarraldo” as well as his most...

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    Locarno Film Festival Review: Home Movie Footage of Genocide Makes 'Pays Barbare' Essential Viewing`

    Redefining history in its own images, the remarkable hourlong found footage project "Pays Barbare" is less documentary than curated document. Longtime Italian avant garde directors Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi ("From the Pole to the Equator") assemble material from a private archive cov...

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    Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Anita Hill Documentary

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Anita, the documentary about Anita Hill.

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    Oscilloscope Bravely Adopts Matt Wolf's Doc 'Teenage'

    Hats off to Oscilloscope who announced today they were tackling the remarkably difficult task of adopting a teenager. Well, a lot of teenagers. O-Scope agreed to pick up the North American rights to "Teenage," a "living collage" from director Matt Wolf. Featuring rare archival material, filmed portr...

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    Art Appreciation: Indiewire @ Hulu Docs Spotlights Artist Portraits

    Practice your art appreciation skills with Indiewire's latest selections for Hulu's Documentaries page - a series of films exploring artists and art. Watch these and other artist docs now for free!

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    LatinoBuzz: Nicolas Entel on Getting Pablo Escobar's Son to Agree to 'Sins of My Father' Documentary

    In 'Sins of My Father', Pablo Escobar's only son tells the story of his extraordinary childhood, a life of luxury and extravagance. He recounts how his dad was a doting father and devoted family man even while he was ordering assassinations and running one of the world's largest crime rings.

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    Locarno Film Festival Review: Stunning Documentary 'Manakamana' Is the Must-See Cinematic Experience of the Year

    The camera-wielding researchers at Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab, an eccentric team responsible for experimental documentaries like last year's groundbreaking fishing-boat portrait "Leviathan" and the shepherd-focused "Sweetgrass," typically refuse to identify as "filmmakers" in the traditional ...

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    Time Launches Digital Documentary Unit Red Border Films, Plans To Produce At Least One Short Doc Per Month

    Time announced today the launch of Red Border Films, a new documentary film unit to be hosted on an interactive digital site on Time.com. Red Border Films will feature original films by award-winning filmmakers along with many Time journalists and photojournalists, and will produce at least one shor...

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