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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

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    Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Reveals 2013 Slate

    At a time when doc production is exploding and ways of telling real-life stories have never been more innovative and varied, it's a great moment to check out the eclectic selection at the 16th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which is becoming a major doc showcase. Running April 4-7 in D...

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    Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Chosen as Oscar-Qualifying in Documentary Short Category

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has been selected as an Academy Award-qualifying festival in the Documentary Short Subject category. This decision follows a recent similar decision by the Producers Guild.

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    'The Waiting Room' Director Peter Nicks Talks Immersive Verite ER Documentary--On Oscar Shortlist

    Most documentaries emerge through various known gatekeepers at major festivals. More and more these days, such a plethora of strong docs are being made by talent able to deploy inexpensive digital cameras that it's easy for new faces to get lost. "The Waiting Room" is a first feature from veteran te...

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    Doc Feature Oscar Voters Face Rough Process This Year

    Never have so many worthy docs been produced and released into the indie marketplace. There's a complex set of filtering systems that throw the docs at the Academy branch. Film festivals are one sort of gatekeeper for the plethora of terrific low-budget docs made these days, while awards groups are ...

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    10 Things Michael Moore Wants You to Know About the Academy's New Documentary Rules

    10 Things Michael Moore Wants You to Know About the Academy's New Documentary Rules

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    Full Frame Fest Announces Lineup of Ross McElwee's Family-Themed Retrospective Screenings

    Ross McElwee ("Sherman's March," "Bright Leaves") will be a guest of honor at Durham, North Carolina's Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, and as part of his trip to the festival, he has programmed a series of eight features and two short films to be a part of a special...

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    Jesse Owens Doc World Premiere Will Open Full Frame 2012 + Tribute Honoring Stanley Nelson

    Announced earlier today... The opening night film of the 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival on Thursday April 12th will be the World Premiere of Laurens Grant’s Jesse Owens, which was produced and written by 2012 Full Frame Tribute honoree Stanley Nelson.

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    Full Frame Documentary Festival Will Pay Tribute to Stanley Nelson

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (April 12-15) has chosen to highlight the career of Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson ("Freedom Riders," "A Place of Our Own") for its annual Full Frame Tribute. In addition, the festival has announced that this year&#...

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