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Heavy political projects knock crowd-pleasers out of the nominations, including Brett Morgen’s acclaimed doc, which also represents a “missed chance to celebrate a symbol of female resistance.” Oscar’s snubbing of Jane, Brett Morgen’s documentary on Jane Goodall, confounded awards prognosticators, most of whom not only had the National Geographic film down as a lock for
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The “definitive story of Weinstein’s career, fall from grace and Hollywood’s culture of abuse” will include interviews with “the many actresses who have been brave enough to tell their stories.” U.K. public broadcaster BBC has ordered a feature-length documentary on Harvey Weinstein’s rise and fall, including interviews with “the many actresses who have been brave
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The 33rd annual ceremony, hosted by Maz Jobrani, took place at Los Angeles’ Paramount Theatre. The International Documentary Association hosted the 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards at Los Angeles’ Paramount Theatre on Saturday night. The awards were started as a way to honor films that some felt the Academy Awards were ignoring. “At that time
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Courtesy of Sundance The International Documentary Association presented its 33rd annual awards on Saturday night, at a ceremony at Los Angeles’ Paramount Theatre hosted by Iranian-American actor and comedian Maz Jobrani. Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini’s Dina and Laura Checkoway’s Edith+Eddie won the top honors of best feature and best short, respectively. “The best feature
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The films are advancing from a field of 77 eligible entries. Ten contenders remain in the field for the documentary short subject Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday. These were selected by the Academy’s documentary branch from a field of 77 eligible entries. The 10 films are: Alone, The New
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“Life doesn’t play itself out, as a series of scenes that form a perfect narrative,” the writer said about adapting ‘Molly’s Game’ on THR’s Writer Roundtable. Molly’s Game tackles the real-life story of Olympic skier Molly Bloom, played by Jessica Chastain, who ran an exclusive high-stakes poker game before she was discovered by the FBI.
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‘City of Ghosts’ Courtesy of Sundance The IDA Documentary Awards on Wednesday unveiled its nominees in the categories of best feature and best short and the recipients of its creative recognition awards. The best feature nominees are City of Ghosts, L.A. 92, Strong Island, Dina and Faces Places. The winners in that category and the
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