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    Queue It Up: 24 Oscar Nominated Documentaries Now Streaming on Netflix

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    Directors Of 'The Invisible War,' 'How To Survive A Plague' & More Get DGA Documentary Award Nominations

    So how good of an augur is the DGAs to the Oscars? Well, thus far only 2 of their nominees for Best Director landed Oscar nominations, but three of the filmmakers behind a trio of contending Best Documentary movies have been honored by their peers.

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    The Sundance-Oscars Connection Continues to Thrive

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    Katie Walsh's Top 10 Films Of 2012

    Experiencing art and watching film is such a deeply subjective experience that it seems a fool’s errand to rank and list “the best" of anything. How I reacted to the films I saw in 2012 can be completely personal and different than any of my colleagues on this site, but that’s what makes it interest...

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    The Indie-Film Industry's Top Ten Lists of the Best in 2012 Movies and TV

    Entertainment journalists and critics tend to monopolize the Top Ten lists each year, but just as enlightening are the reactions of those who work in the indie-film industry. This extensive Indiewire compendium is a treasure trove of quality and quirk as the industry has chosen to champion them.

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    'Searching for Sugar Man' Wins Big at IDA Documentary Awards Along With 'On Death Row' and 'Saving Face'

    "Searching for Sugar Man," Malik Bendjelloul's film about lost '70s singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez, was the big winner at the International Documentary Association's 2012 IDA Documentary Awards Friday, taking both Best Feature and Creative Recognition Award for Best Music honors.

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    Que(e)ries: Why Do We Need To Watch The Second Coming of the HIV/AIDS Documentary?

    For quite some time I've wanted to start a regular queer-themed column on Indiewire. The precursor to this idea -- at least in large part -- was written at last year's Sundance Film Festival. It was basically a personal essay reflecting on David Weissman's intensely affective documentary...

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    'Moonrise Kingdom' & 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Take Top Prizes At Gotham Awards

    After months and months of a sort of awards season cold war, this week sees people actually start to be nominated and win things. The first major nods of the year are announced on Thursday with the Independent Spirits, and last night saw the first proper ceremony of the year, with "Sleepwalk With Me...

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    In Theaters: 'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower' Won't Be The 'End Of Watch,' While 'Dredd' Is More Likely For 'Trouble With The Curve'

    For those of you keeping track, it’s Back-to-School Night, Part Deux at the cinemas this weekend. First stop, Sociology, where you’ll note the detailed study on how high school experiences impact the rest of one’s life. Biology is next, and a presentation on teen pregnancy. Then you’ll proceed to ba...

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    Review: Emotional & Inspiring 'How To Survive A Plague' Is One Of The Best Documentaries Of The Year

    It can seem like ancient history to the millenial generation, but many remember the all-too-harrowing realities of the AIDS crisis and the subsequent social movement that arose out of the desperation and fear of imminent death faced by young, vibrant individuals with a fierce will to live. This move...

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