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10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

10 Films to Watch at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival has become the launching pad for the best of international, Hollywood and Canadian cinema, and is recognized as the most important film festival after Cannes.  The unofficial kick off to the fall festival season (and award season pre cursor), TIFF 2014 once again brings an eclectic program of International cinema to one

The Act of Killing, Stories We Tell and Cutie and the Boxer Win Top Awards at 7th Annual Cinema Eye Honors

The Act of Killing, the acclaimed Danish film that features former Indonesian death squad leaders re-enacting their crimes, was named the Outstanding Feature at the 7th Annual Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens tonight with hosts and Cinema Eye Chair Esther Robinson and Founding Director

15 Documentary Features Shortlisted in 2013 Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 86th Oscars . One hundred forty-seven films had originally qualified in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies “The

Cinema Eye Honors Announces Nominees for 7th Annual Nonfiction Film Awards

Forty feature films and six shorts will vie for this year’s Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking as nominees were announced this evening at the Film Society of Lincoln Center‘s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center in New York City at an event hosted by the Tribeca Film Institute. Five films are in the running for

‘The Act of Killing’: Transforming Documentary Exposing the Banality of Terror

‘The Act of Killing’ Plays in New York City at Landmark Sunshine Cinema – TICKETS Alternative documentarian and genocide scholar Joshua Oppenheimer’s latest foray into the metaphysical origins of an Indonesian intimidation culture is the genre transforming representation of personal catharsis ‘The Act of Killing’ (currently in limited release). With unquestioned international respect, the film

Drafthouse Films’ Breakout Doc ‘The Act of Killing’ Opens in NYC – July 19, 2013

Drafthouse Films announces that the acclaimed documentary, ‘The Act of Killing‘, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and executive produced by Werner Herzog and Errol Morris will open in New York on Friday, July 19, 2013 with additional markets to follow. This chilling and inventive documentary examines a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes,

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