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    PBS Preview: Six New 'Makers' Documentaries Focus on Groundbreaking Women

    PBS announces a new fall "Makers" series spotlighting groundbreaking women in six areas: Comedy, Hollywood, Space, Politics, Business and War.

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    Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: New York Times Op-Docs Set to Host First Live Pitch Competition (EXCLUSIVE)

    The New York Times' Op-Docs -- the publication's Emmy-nominated video channel for independently minded filmmakers and artists -- is set to host its first-ever live pitch competition at a private event held at The Times' headquarters. Five filmmakers will pitch their Op-Doc ideas to an exclusive audi...

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    Ron Howard Bringing The Beatles to Screens In Concert-Based Documentary

    If The Beatles have never been anything less than ubiquitous, their role in the film world still seems to be growing larger with each passing month. Variety report that Ron Howard, under a partnership between Imagine Entertainment, Apple Corps. Ltd., and White Horse Pictures, will direct a currently...

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    CNN to Air Three More 'Death Row Stories' Starting Next Sunday

    CNN's original series "Death Row Stories" is set to return to the news channel next Sunday, July 13, with three new episodes debuting on successive Sundays.

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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Gets Up Close with Roger Ebert at the End of His Life (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW)

    Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz enthusiastically embraced the idea of a documentary of his bestselling memoir "Life Itself," and wanted Chicago filmmaker Steve James, whose "Hoop Dreams" Ebert had discovered at Sundance 20 years ago, to direct it.

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    Review: 'The Good Son' Lands Solid Body Blows Without Connecting Up Top

    Jesse James Miller's documentary proves a powerful ode to the life of a burdened boxer, but it doesn't fully engage with the moral struggles within the sport itself.

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    Must-See E.R. Doc 'Code Black' Hits NY and LA (TRAILER)

    A buzzy title that scooped up the Best Documentary prize at both last year’s Los Angeles and Hamptons International film fests, “Code Black” hit New York’s IFC Center on June 20 and opens Los Angeles's Landmark Theatre on June 27. Watch the trailer for this intense doctor's eye view of our medical s...

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    How Must-See 'The Case Against 8' Took Five Years to Make, from HBO Docs Czar Nevins to Its 'Fairy Tale Ending' (TRAILER)

    The charged opening sequence of "The Case Against 8" witnesses former Solicitor General Ted Olson in the thick of a dress rehearsal.

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    Why Sebastian Junger Made and Self-Released 'Restrepo' Sequel 'Korengal,' New HBO Doc (VIDEO)

    Vanity Fair writer Sebastian Junger is well-known not only for "The Perfect Storm" (which was made into a George Clooney action movie) and his intrepid war reporting--which he ended after the untimely death in Libya of his long-time partner, British Vanity Fair photographer and cinematographer Tim H...

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    Robert De Niro Steps Out, for His Festival, His Father and the Friars Club's Top Award

    We all know that Robert De Niro is a far better screen actor than he is public figure. Journalists dread interviews with the famously monosyllabic star. But this year De Niro is suddenly everywhere: at Tribeca, his New York film festival, hawking the Tribeca-produced Sundance documentary about his a...

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