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    Why This Oscar-Nominated Short Documentary Has Been Compared to 'American Sniper'

    "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1" is one of the five documentary shorts nominated for an Academy Award this year. It's also been mentioned as an unofficial companion piece to "American Sniper."

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    HBO Picks Up 'How to Dance in Ohio' Ahead of Sundance

    "How to Dance in Ohio" is a coming of age documentary executive produced by Jason Blum.

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    HBO Launches Doc Night, Will Air Documentaries In Regular Monday Night Spot

    Last week, HBO aired "The Case Against 8," kicking off what will become a weekly event on HBO: Monday Night Documentaries. Tonight, HBO will follow up with Doug Block's "112 Weddings" at 9:00 ET as Doc Night gets going.

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    Ben Affleck & Matt Damon Bring 'Project Greenlight' Back to HBO

    The acclaimed documentary series, which chronicles the search for a first-time director as well as exploring the process of getting films made, is coming back for a new season.

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    TV Review: Pretty & Poignant, HBO's Bruce Springsteen Doc 'High Hopes' is Still a Waste of Time & Talent

    While further study on the legendary rock 'n roller is needed, this search for his motivation is based in the wrong arena.

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    HBO Docs Picks Up Rights to Tribeca Film Festival Entry 'The Newburgh Sting'

    Directors Kate Davis and David Heilbroner will have their film showcased at the Tribeca Film Festival April 20th before debuting on HBO in July.

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    Here's How This Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shot in a Maximum Security Prison

    Director Edgar Barens spent six months at Iowa State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison in order to film the HBO documentary "Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall," which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.

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    Sam Berns, 17, Whose Life With Progeria Was the Subject of 'Life According to Sam,' Has Died

    Sam Berns, the 17-year-old Massachusetts high school student whose life with the rare illness progeria was the subject of the documentary "Life According to Sam," died on Friday, The New York Times reports.

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    Pussy Riot No Longer a Band; First Russian Screening of Their Doc Canceled

    Just a day after newly freed Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina announced the disbandment of Russia's most important feminist punk group, the Putin administration canceled the first public screening of the film "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer."

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    DOC NYC Women Directors: Meet Dawn Porter

    An in-depth interview with documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter, whose latest film, 'Gideon's Army,' is featured at DOC NYC.

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