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    Why Drafthouse Films Is the Right Distributor for Sundance-Winning Doc 'The Overnighters'

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Jesse Moss's Sundance award-winning oil doc "The Overnighters." It portrays the plight of desperate men as they chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields while a devoted pastor risks everything to help them.

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    Review: 'Mistaken for Strangers' Is a Rock Doc About The National -- Or Is It?

    While Tom Berninger's "Mistaken For Strangers" is technically rooted in the travels of successful indie rock band The National, it would be inaccurate to characterize it as a rock documentary.

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    When Are Films Political: The Return of Navajo Boy

    Recently.Democracy Now's Amy Goodman published this story about the controversy over re-opening uranium mines on Navajo lands. The Return of Navajo Boy film has been credited with bringing the issue of uranium contamination from post WWII mining into the public eye. Read Goodman's piece HERE.

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    Flying Dog Beer and Sony Classics to Showcase First Full Ralph Steadman Exhibit in NYC in 13 Years

    Flying Dog Beer and Sony Pictures Classics will hold a limited edition exhibit of Steadman's paintings and photography at the Red Bull Academy of Music. The exhibit will coincide with the New York opening of Sony Pictures Classics' Steadman documentary "For No Good Reason."

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    Reality Checks: Does This New Documentary Exploit the Life of Vivian Maier?

    What responsibilities do filmmakers have when they speak on behalf of those who have chosen not to speak publicly for themselves?

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    Four Films Headed for 2014 COLCOA Documentary Competition (TRAILERS)

    LA's French film festival City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) has added four documentaries to its growing competition lineup. The full lineup of the fest, which runs April 21-28 at the Directors Guild of America, will be announced April 1.

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    Here's a First Look at Hot Docs Entry 'Waiting for August' from Romania (TRAILER)

    From director Teodora Ana Mihai comes "Waiting for August," a slow-boil Romanian social doc about a 15-year-old girl who must care for her six siblings while her mother makes ends meet abroad.

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    Netflix Picks Up 3D Printing Doc 'Print The Legend'

    Netflix's latest documentary acquisition is "Print The Legend," Luis Lopez and J. Clay Tweel's film about 3D printing that premiered at SXSW earlier this month, where it received the Special Jury Recognition Award for Editing & Storytelling.

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    Oscilloscope Acquires 'Art And Craft' Ahead of Tribeca World Premiere

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired the North American rights to "Art And Craft," a documentary with crime-caper undertones from Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman. The film will have its world premiere at next month's Tribeca Film Festival, with Oscilloscope planning a theatrical release in late ...

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    Independent Film Week -- Now Accepting Narrative Submissions

    Every year the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) puts together a series of events during what is knows as the Independent Film Week, where storytellers in all mediums have an opportunity to connect with industry and peers to further advance their projects in an environment that promotes community...

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