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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: International Perspectives

everyMoving beyond the US to the rest of the world, International Perspectives closes out today’s DOC NYC 2014 preview: Continue reading

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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: American Perspectives

1201X782-Key-Image-TheAgeofLove_DOCNYC_lou-poses-Credit-Steven-Loring-1160x652My DOC NYC 2014 preview turns to the festival’s panoramic view of the US: American Perspectives Continue reading

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On VOD: FINDING FELA

finding felaComing to VOD this Friday, October 31: FINDING FELA

Alex Gibney’s portrait of the influential Nigerian artist debuted at Sundance this year. Screenings followed at Montclair, Sydney, Martha’s Vineyard, and Seattle, among others, before its theatrical release this Summer. Kino Lorber and FilmBuff now release the film on iTunes, Amazon Instant, Vudu, Xbox, PlayStation, Google Play, and Vimeo on Demand, with Cable on Demand following this Saturday on Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, and Time Warner Cable.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: Metropolis

1201x782-KEY-IMAGE-Rubble-Kings-Photo-Two-Photo-by-Perry-Kretz-copy-1160x652The second of two feature competitions closes out today’s preview of DOC NYC 2014: Metropolis, focused on quintessentially NYC subjects and stories. Continue reading

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2014 DOC NYC in Focus: Special Events

BanksyDoesNY460My look at DOC NYC 2014 continues with an overview of this year’s Special Events, signature selections with notable special guests: Continue reading

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On DVD: RUNNING FROM CRAZY

running from crazyComing to DVD and VOD today, Tuesday, October 28: RUNNING FROM CRAZY

Barbara Kopple’s exploration of mental illness in a famous family debuted at Sundance last year. It also screened at Sundance London, Tribeca, Nantucket, Hamptons, Cleveland, Camden, Full Frame, and Sarasota, among others.

I profiled the doc before Sundance here.

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DocsDF 2014 Overview

revela-novena--500x281Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 29 sees the start of the 9th annual DocsDF: The International Documentary Film Festival of Mexico City. Attracting tens of thousands of attendees through its wrap up on Sunday, November 9, the festival presents a range of diverse programming, including competitions for new Mexican, Ibero-American, and international work, highlighted below: Continue reading

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