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    San Francisco Film Fest Highlights, From Isabella Rossellini to '54: The Director's Cut'

    The San Francisco International Film Festival's 58th year boasts 181 films. Here are our picks for what to see, and what's unique about the festival this year.

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    SXSW News: 'Steve Jobs' Doc Goes to Alex Gibney's Usual Distrib, Magnolia

    As expected, fresh after the SXSW world premiere of Alex's Gibney's "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine," Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights.

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    SXSW Review: Alex Gibney Doesn't Pander to Steve Jobs in His Unsparing New Doc

    The late Apple icon gets the Gibney treatment in this insightful, less-than-adulatory deconstruction of a genius and his ego.

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    5 Things to Expect From Alex Gibney's Damning Scientology Doc 'Going Clear' (Trailer)

    Gibney's hush-hush 'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief' premieres on HBO March 16. Here's what we know so far.

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    Watch: Alex Gibney Exposes Scientology in 'Going Clear' Trailer

    One of the most controversial movies to play at this year's Sundance Film Festival now has a trailer.

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    Sundance: Alex Gibney Premieres His Scathing Exposé on the Church of Scientology

    Alex Gibney was joined by a number of former Scientologists at today's world premiere.

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    Why Jagger & Gibney's 'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown' Is a Musical

    Alex Gibney loves music docs. From "The Blues" to "Finding Fela" and his in-the-works looks at Frank Sinatra and Janis Joplin, he's a music maven. So it's fitting that he and producer Mick Jagger take a musical slant on the Godfather of Soul in "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" (HBO, October 2...

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    What to Expect from Alex Gibney's HBO Doc 'Mr Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown'

    Workhorse Alex Gibney's latest documentary 'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown' debuts on HBO on Monday, October 27. Gibney was given exclusive access to the Brown Estate archives. But is this an honest picture of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business?

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    Review: Doc Feature 'Finding Fela' Provides Entertaining Primer for Fela Novices (Now in Theaters)

    We never really “find” Fela in this film, which of course is not the point. So prolific and contradictory a figure as he was, no 2-hour foray into his life and music could ever fully do him justice.

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    'Finding Fela': How Alex Gibney Found Nigerian Superstar Fela Kuti

    Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti provides a fascinating subject for frequent music documentarian Alex Gibney in "Finding Fela," which was well-reviewed at Sundance and played in theater via Kino Lorber and hits iTunes and multiple digital platforms on October 31 and Cable Movies on Demand November 1.

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