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Poster for Seduced and Abandoned

At first I didn’t like the way this group of names was arranged on the risers of the red carpet stairway. But on second thought to see celebrity mingled with genius sums up much of what Cannes is all about.

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The House I Live In, trailer

An investigative look at America’s war on drugs and its impact on the criminal justice system. Director Eugene Jarecki was Bill Maher’s first guest on Real Time tonight with a message that’s been obscured for decades: The so-called War on Drugs is effectively a War on Minorities, and the causalities ...

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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 Productions) “Hell and Back Again” (Roast Beef Productions Limited) “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front” (Marshall Curry Productions, LLC) “Jane’s Journey” (NEOS Film GmbH & Co. KG) “The Loving Story” ...

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Page One: Inside the New York Times Trailer

Featuring our lifelong pal, David Carr. Oscar doc race is already looking, once again, like the category featuring the best films of the year. It’s usually the doc race or the foreign language race, or the shorts. ¬†Very rarely is it the Best Picture category, although last year was not ...

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PBS Alert: Waste Land and Stonewall Uprising

Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land aired on PBS Independent Lens last Tuesday, but I didn’t notice the listing in time give a heads up. Luckily, Independent Lens re-broadcasts Sunday evening in many areas, so check your local schedule for another chance to catch it. Filmed over nearly three years, Lucy Walker‚Äôs ...

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2010 IDA Documentary Awards Winners

Not among yesterday’s documentary nominees from the PGA, Waster Land is nevertheless on the Oscar Doc short list. Two top honors yesterday from the International Documentary Association keep it very much in play. Earlier this year Waste Land won the Documentary World Cinema award at Sundance and earned two prizes ...

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