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"There's more to football than the violence, but the violent nature contributes to its appeal." Steve James is an award-winning filmmaker whose pics include "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters." His…
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The Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation has joined forces with the South Africa-based Bertha Foundation to launch two funds for documentary features totaling £1.5 million ($2.4 million) over three years.
If documentary kudos are partly dependent on topicality, then "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory," one of the 15 films that will advance in the Oscars voting process, certainly stands out: The third docu…
"Buck," "Project Nim" and "Paradise Lost" are among the 15 documentary features to advance in the category for the 84th Academy Awards.
"It is this eight-thousand-pound guerilla," Steve James says of his 1994 landmark docu, "Hoop Dreams. "It has forced me to have perspective about my career. People are always going to judge what I do…
Interactive initiatives related to docs "The Tillman Story" and "The Interrupters" are among the projects to be supported by the inaugural round of the Tribeca Film Institute's New Media Fund.
Steve James' docu "The Interrupters" nabbed the special jury award at Sheffield Doc/Fest Sunday.