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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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Loading Doc: First Person Perspectives
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Indiana native Molly Gandour made her directorial debut at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival with her intimate personal doc PEANUT GALLERY. After her sister Aimee ...

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Loading Doc: From ZERO to FIRST
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Chicago-based filmmaker Ky Dickens is in production on her next feature, ZERO WEEKS, a film she hopes will impact the discussion about paid family leave ...

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Kartemquin's 50th to Include City Events, Free Streaming
Kartemquin's 50th to Include City Events, Free Streaming

Kartemquin Films has unveiled a calendar of events and activities that will occur throughout 2016 to mark the organization’s 50th anniversary. The not-for-profit documentary production ...

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Loading Doc: News from the North + Angelou Doc
Loading Doc: News from the North + Angelou Doc

The Maya Angelou Documentary Chicago-based directors Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack (pictured here with DP Keith Walker, right, and Ms. Angelou) are raising finishing ...

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