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IDA Documentary Awards Nominations – Blackfish, Stories, Act of Killing Among Them

2013 International Documentary Awards Nominations BEST FEATURE AWARD THE ACT OF KILLING Director: Joshua Oppenheimer Producers: Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen Executive Producers: Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, Torstein Grude, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Bjarte Mørner Tveit Drafthouse Films BLACKFISH Directors: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Producer: Manuel V. Oteyza Writers: Gabriela Cowperthwaite, ...

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Oscarwatch: Doc Feature Roll Out

Last week, Steve Pond reported that Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell is indeed eligible for the Documentary feature category. The Act of Killing is also eligible. From Pond’s story, a list of eligible films also includes: Lucy Walker’s “The Crash Reel,” Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s “Blackfish,” Jacob Kornbluth’s “Inequality for All,” Martha ...

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Salinger – New Trailer

The critics are hating the new doc Salinger with an unbridled passion not seen since The Lone Ranger. Most of them keep saying “it’s a film Salinger would have hated,” neglecting to also add that not only would Salinger hate the film but he would hate any film. He would ...

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Trailer Debut for Dirty Wars

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It’s a controversial subject, to be sure, but it’s one most of us Americans had better face sooner rather than later. Pic won Best Cinematography at Sundance: It’s the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. We have fundamentally changed the ...

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Bully Honored with Stanley Kramer Prize from PGA

The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced today that critically acclaimed documentary feature BULLY will be honored with the 2013 Stanley Kramer Award at the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony.  Director Lee Hirsch and producer Cynthia Lowen will accept the award on Saturday, January 26 at the Beverly Hilton ...

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The Contenders: Marley


Bob Marley’s life is very well known inside and out but Oscar winning Documentary filmmaker Kevin Macdonald’s “Marley” thinks otherwise and has enough surprises in it filled with haunting revelations to make it a real stunner. It helps that Macdonald uses breathtaking concert footage, archival treasures and interviews with almost ...

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