Telluride 2012 trailer: The Act of Killing
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Telluride 2012 trailer: The Act of Killing

Some trailers don’t need accompanying synopsis or explanation. This isn’t one of those. Joshua Oppenheimer’s…

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The Truth Behind the Academy’s Reworking of the Doc Rules
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The Truth Behind the Academy’s Reworking of the Doc Rules

A few facts about today’s news item worth paying attention to — as told to…

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15 Documentaries on the Short List!
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15 Documentaries on the Short List!

“Battle for Brooklyn” (RUMER Inc.) “Bill Cunningham New York” (First Thought Films) “Buck” (Cedar Creek…

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Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss, trailer & poster
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Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss, trailer & poster

The cumulative effect suggests a world in which murder, desperation and operatic levels of tragedy…

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Cinema Eye Non Fiction Film Nominations
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Cinema Eye Non Fiction Film Nominations

The Cinema Eye nominations have been announced! Please note short film nomination for Tim Hetherington,…

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8 Documentary Shorts on Oscar's 2011 Shortlist
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8 Documentary Shorts on Oscar's 2011 Shortlist

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that…

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The Typewriter in the 21st Century Gets a Trailer, Needs Support
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The Typewriter in the 21st Century Gets a Trailer, Needs Support

A couple of filmmakers have been hard at work putting together a film on the…

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Wim Wenders' Pina, trailer & poster
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The Island President Takes on World to Try to Save it
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The Island President Takes on World to Try to Save it

What a wonderful documentary is Jon Shenk’s The Island President, which just had its first…

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Kris Tapley galvanized by Herzog's Into the Abyss
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Kris Tapley galvanized by Herzog's Into the Abyss

Kris Tapley at In Contention calls Werner Herzog’s new documentary “a crucial viewing experience.” In…

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