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Cinema Eye Announces American Movie As 2016 Legacy Award

Cinema Eye Announces American Movie As 2016 Legacy Award

Cinema Eye, the nonfiction film organization that organizes and presents the annual Cinema Eye Honors, has announced that the 2016 Legacy Award will be presented to Chris Smith’s beloved 1999 documentary, American Movie, the unforgettable story of a filmmaker pursuing his passion project. Director Chris Smith will accept the award on behalf of the film

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Review: ‘Life Itself’

Directed by Steve James Featuring Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese Now Playing in NYC at Film Society of Lincoln Center & Landmark Sunshine Cinema The juxtaposition is hard to miss. It’s late into ‘Life Itself’, director Steve James’ deeply intimate documentary about popular Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert, and we’re in

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Returns for a Fourth Year With Daily Radio Show From Sundance Film Festival, Film Society’s Daily Buzz

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will kick off its daily radio program tomorrow from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival called The Daily Buzz. Building on the success of The Daily Buzz at Sundance, Cannes and SXSW in recent years, the Film Society will continue to take the program to other festivals throughout the year.

Contest: “Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers” E-Book Giveaway

What can you learn from the world’s best documentary filmmakers? In Tell Me Something,  60 admired filmmakers were asked for one piece of advice. Then their picture was taken. Tell Me Something is a creative manual and an inspiration generator. In Tell Me Something, veteran filmmakers like Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Drew, Martin Scorsese, Michael Moore, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and

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