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Festivals


DOC NYC announces its 2018 lineup

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter DOC NYC, the documentary film festival set to run Nov. 8 -15 in New York City, will open with the New York premiere of John Chester’s "The Biggest Little Farm," which recounts efforts to establish a biodynamic farm and will close with...

Meet the Press Film Festival will focus on midterm election issues

Source:  American Film Institute The 2018 Meet the Press Film Festival in collaboration with the American Film Institute will feature 23 short-length documentaries spotlighting critical issues ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. The festival will be held on October 7...

“We Could Be Heroes” awarded top jury prize at Hot Docs

The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival last week awarded the top jury prize for best international feature documentary to "We Could be Heroes," a Moroccan film from director Hind Bensari about Paralympian Azzedine Nouiri. The feature, which had its...

A teen prodigy deals with fame in “Chef Flynn”

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter Flynn McGarry began his culinary career throwing dinner parties at the age of 10 in his living room. A few years later, he relocated into some of the most famous kitchens in the world before he could legally drive a car. The teenage...

The Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2018 documentary lineup

Last week, the Sundance Film Festival unveiled its documentary lineup set to screen next month in Park City, Utah. 15 films have been selected for the U.S. Documentary Competition.  12 films have been selected for the World Cinema Documentary Competition. 12 films...

DOC NYC Film Review: “David Bowie: The Last Five Years”

Source:  Variety “David Bowie: The Last Five Years,” which premiered Nov. 10 at the DOC NYC film festival, is a singular and haunting pop documentary. It’s a companion piece to “David Bowie: Five Years,” the 2013 documentary in which director Francis Whately meditated...

DOC NYC 2017 offers a world of documentary film choices

Source:  CBS News Non-fiction — as in the joy, drama, and wonder of the real — is in the spotlight beginning today at DOC NYC, America's largest documentary film festival. Held in New York City from November 9 to 16, DOC NYC includes more than 250 feature and short...