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    Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Series Announces Winter 2014 Lineup

    NYC's Stranger Than Fiction documentary series has announced their winter 2014 lineup, with a thematic focus of music documentaries. The season begins January 28 with a sneak preview of "Finding the Funk", Nelson George's film about the past, present, and future of funk.

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    Sundance Review: 'Dinosaur 13' Moves and Provokes, Sells to Lionsgate and CNN

    One of the most impressive things about “Dinosaur 13," Todd Miller’s moving documentary that premiered January 16 at Sundance and was immediately snapped up for North America by Lionsgate and CNN Films, is that it makes the audience realize -- and feel -- what it means to lose something incredibly i...

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    Review: In Documentary 'Maidentrip,' Laura Dekker Looks for Paradise in a Sea that Never Ends

    Jillian Schlesinger's "Maidentrip" chronicles Dutch teen Laura Dekker's sail around the globe, a feat which would win her the title in 2012 of youngest person in history to make the voyage alone. Observant and unassuming, the documentary looks at the significance of Laura's trip not in terms of reco...

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    Stream Them Now: Watch the Oscar Nominated Best Documentary Features Online

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the Academy Award nominations, including Best Documentary Feature, this morning. Here's where you can stream all of the films nominated for Best Documentary Features online now.

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    Chicken & Egg Pictures: The Force Behind Women Directed Documentaries at Sundance and Beyond

    As the only nonprofit film fund devoted solely to supporting women documentary directors, Chicken & Egg Pictures plays an important role in the independent film world and their influence is felt at The Sundance Film Festival, where, this year, four of their documentary feature grantees will debut.

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    Netflix Partners with Weinsteins on New Original Series, Heads for Sundance with Docs in Mind (TRAILERS)

    Netflix not only partnered with the Weinstein Co. for their Golden Globe after party but on several new TV series as well. Ted Sarandos has always been close to the indie film community. In fact, he picked up Oscar doc contender "The Square" and plans to make it available for streaming on January 17...

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    The Directors Guild of America Documentary Five Have Landed

    The Directors Guild of America nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2013 have landed. All of these films have been lauded on the festival and awards circuit.

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    Sundance 2014 Adds The Who Music Doc 'Lambert & Stamp' to World Premieres

    Sundance has revealed a late-breaking selection set to make its world premiere at the upcoming 2014 fest: documentary “Lambert & Stamp.”

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    Watch Over 100 Documentaries from Past True/False Film Festivals Online for Free

    Watch over 100 documentaries from past True/False Film Festivals.

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    Review: Oscar-Shortlisted Documentary 'First Cousin, Once Removed'

    Some docs are journalism. Some are history. Some are entertainment. Very few aspire to poetry -- the Oscar-shortlisted “First Cousin, Once Removed” by Alan Berliner being a notable exception.

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