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Loading Doc: Dickens' New Doc, Guth's Web Series and the Boy from War
Loading Doc: Dickens' New Doc, Guth's Web Series and the Boy from War

Filmmaker Usama Alshaibi is turning toward animation for his latest project, THE BOY FROM WAR, which recounts living through the Iran-Iraq war during his childhood. ...

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Loading Doc: Defending Gacy, Election Season, and the Latest from Kartemquin
Loading Doc: Defending Gacy, Election Season, and the Latest from Kartemquin

How can a lawyer defend a serial killer? That was the basic question that Sam Amirante confronted back in 1978, after he had left the ...

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Loading Doc: Black Businesses and Big Sonia
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Detroit-based producer/director Anthony Brogdon is in post-production on the documentary BUSINESS IN THE BLACK, which charts the history of black businesses in the U.S. from ...

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WE WANT HAROLD! Director Anton Seals and producer Nicole Bernardi-Reis are in preproduction on a documentary about Harold Washington, Chicago’s first and only African-American mayor. ...

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James Beard Win for Minnesota Doc
James Beard Win for Minnesota Doc

The winners of the 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards for Books, Broadcast, and Journalism were just announced in New York City, and Minnesota filmmaker Jesse ...

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Documentary editor Matt Lauterbach’s new project, BEYOND BLIND, is an interactive website exploring blindness from a sighted-person’s perspective. Back in 2006 he became fascinated by ...

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Loading Doc: Bears, Commies, and Other Americana
Loading Doc: Bears, Commies, and Other Americana

Director Scott Prestin is in post-production on his Chicago Bears documentary, 85: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE GREATEST TEAM IN PRO FOOTBALL HISTORY, which chronicles ...

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Caplan Diving Into Ocean Doc
Caplan Diving Into Ocean Doc

Montrose Pictures will be teaming up with an all-star lineup of scientists and filmmakers to produce MICROCOSM, a documentary that showcases the ocean in a ...

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