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Announcing the 2015 DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Announcing the 2015 DOXA Documentary Film Festival

We are living in interesting times. Nowhere is this rendered more explicit than in the world of nonfiction cinema.  Running April 30 – May 10, 2015, DOXA features films that turn established ideas about documentary on its head. Whether it’s the infamous musical provocateurs The Residents or master pranksters The Yes Men, DOXA 2015 is packed to the

Egyptian Superstar Satirist Announces New Documentary & IndieGoGo Campaign

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s Senior Producer, Sara Taksler announced an exclusive, independent documentary film based on TV star and satirist, Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian TV host whose show, “Al Bernameg”, attracted 30 million viewers per episode (“The Daily Show”, which Bassem based his show on, has 2 million viewers per episode). Titled TICKLING GIANTS, the film sets to reveal Bassem’s extraordinary life