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    Women Nominees at the 2012 IDA Documentary Awards

    The International Documentary Association announced their nominees for their 2012 IDA Documentary Awards. It’s really exciting to note that 4 of the 5 shorts are directed by women as well as 2 of the 5 features (and one of the other features nominated is The Invisible War).

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    Ava DuVernay Talks About The Gotham Nominations

    I was in LA yesterday and already had a meeting set up with Ava DuVernay to just say hi in between her press appearances.  I was able to chat with her a couple of hours after her two Gotham award nominations.  Her film Middle of Nowhere received two nominations as did Beast of the Southern...

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    Interview with Coley Sohn – Writer and Director of Sassy Pants

    Sassy Pants is, yes, a sassy movie starring the breakout star of MTV's show Awkward Ashley Rickards. She plays Bethany Pruitt who is basically held prisoner in her home by her overprotective mother. She's home schooled and graduated first in her class, and the next step for her is to go to...

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    Guest Post: Labor of Love: How Women are Changing Documentaries

    In 2010, I finished my first feature documentary, Living Downstream. Based on the book by ecologist and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, the film follows Steingraber as she tries to ring the alarm bell about cancer and its environmental links. By the time the film was done, I had spent four inte...

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    Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere Has Big Opening Weekend

    Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere opened with the top per screen average this past weekend.  As Indiewire reports, opening on just 6 screens, the film made $78,030—about $13,005 per theater.  Taken 2, which was at the top of the box office with $22 million had less than half the...

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    Jodie Foster to Direct 'Money Monster'

    As we previously reported, Jodie Foster will be directing and executive producing, Angie’s Body, a new series for Showtime. According to The Playlist reports that Foster has also recently signed on to direct the feature, Money Monster, a financial drama.

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    Women Directed 5 of 8 Documentary Shorts on Oscar Shortlist

    Eight documentary shorts have been chosen for the 2013 Oscar shortlist. Between three and five will receive a nomination. Five of eight of the shorts are directed by women.

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    New Trailer: Zero Dark Thirty - Directed by Kathryn Bigelow

    I love that they are keeping many details about this movie so closely held. It makes people even more excited. The fact that a woman directed film is one of the most anticipated of the awards season makes me smile.

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    As If!: The A.V. Club's Top 50 Films of the 90's has No Women Directors

    The A.V. Club recently published a three-part series listing their top 50 films from the '90s. As expected the likes of Tarantino, Scorsese, Fincher and the Coen Brothers appear, several, multiple times. What was unexpected was the complete lack of women directors, no black directors and very fe...

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    Middle of Nowhere Enters The Oscar Conversation

    I've been talking about Middle of Nowhere since I saw it last June at the LA Film Festival.  As I wrote in my piece Could Middle of Nowhere Be a Game Changer? this is a very special movie.  I talked mostly about why this is an important movie, culturally.  Ava Duvernay, the writer...

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