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Tribeca Film Acquires US Rights to Documentary ‘I Am Big Bird’

Tribeca Film Acquires US Rights to Documentary ‘I Am Big Bird’

Tribeca Film has acquired U.S. rights to the heartwarming documentary I Am Big Bird, directed and produced by Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker. The film had its world premiere at Hot Docs earlier this year and will go on to play at DOC NYC in November. It will be released theatrically and on VOD day-and-date

DOC NYC Review: ‘Stories We Tell’

-by Jake Kring-Schreifels Directed by Sarah Polley ‘Stories We Tell’ Screened as part of DOC NYC “Short List” at IFC Center on November 17, 2013.  Find the film on Netflix – HERE   Memory is a strange thing. It plays with you. Some recollections are perfectly clear and others are in some cloudy ether, floating

Jared Leto’s Thirty Seconds to Mars Documentary ‘Artifact’ Gets VOD Release

Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff announced that it will release the award-winning documentary ARTIFACT, about the grueling struggle between Jared Leto’s celebrated band Thirty Seconds to Mars and their record label across all leading VOD platforms. Beginning December 3, 2013, the film will be available on all leading broadband Video On Demand platforms including iTunes (Pre

2013 DOC NYC Filmmaker Profile: Chuck Workman (Director – ‘What is Cinema?’)

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman’s documentary ‘What Is Cinema?’ tackles the question of its title through over 100 clips and new interviews with Mike Leigh, Jonas Mekas, Yvonne Rainer, David Lynch, video artist Bill Viola, Robert Altman, Kelly Reichardt, Costa-Gavras, Ken Jacobs, Michael Moore, critic J. Hoberman, and others, and with archival interviews from Robert Bresson,

2013 DOC NYC Filmmaker Profile: Michael Kleiman (Director – ‘WEB’)

Director Michael Kleiman follows Peruvian families living in remote regions as their children experience the One Laptop per Child program, gaining access to the Internet for the first time. ‘Web’ considers both the benefits and complications that arise from digital connections. Alongside the poignant and sometimes humorous local stories, Kleiman interviews leading thinkers on the

2013 DOC NYC Filmmaker Profile: Wiktor Ericsson (Director – ‘The Sarnos: A Life in Dirty Movies’)

‘The Sarnos – A Life in Dirty Movies’ is a love story about legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno, “The Ingmar Bergman of 42nd Street”, and his loyal wife and collaborator Peggy Sarno. The film follows The Sarnos for a year, as 88-year old Joe is struggling to get a new film project off the ground,