Here are some recent news items, coming in from other sources, about the recently wrapped 5th edition of the Silverdocs festival in Silver Spring, Maryland:
– The full list of winners, courtesy of DIY Filmmaker Sujewa.
– Coverage from Jonathan Demme’s panel conversation at the festival, courtesy of Reuters.
– The gang at DCist has been on the scene, including this look at Mary Lambert’s popular world-premiere doc, 14 Women.
– The Vancouver Sun spotlights comic Ahmed Ahmed and the Silverdocs world premiere about his industry, Stand Up: Muslim American Comics Come of Age.
– Doc blogger Joel Heller has some Silverdocs 2007 video podcasts up and running over at “Docs That Inspire.”
– Filmmaker AJ Schnack has a half-way point update on his blog.
– Rachel Beckman checks in from The Washington Post with a look at Silverdocs hit Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women.