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Dogwoof also acquired all UK distributon rights, while Submarine licensed Canadian rights to Films We Like and worldwide airline rights to Jaguar Distribution.
The Case Against 8 takes a behind-the-scenes look at the case to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
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Sam Berns, a charismatic and inspirational Massachusetts boy with progeria, a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process, died Friday after complications from the condition, the Progeria Research Foundation announced. "To me, he was a star," Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, told People on Sunday morning, calling news of Sam's death "devastating." Last October, the cable network aired its film Life According to Sam, and a determined Sam personally attended its premiere showing in New York City - but watched his story unfold onscreen all by himself in an adjoining room. Afterward, a silent Sam walked into »
- Stephen M. Silverman
Winners of the 7th Annual Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing the best documentaries of the year, were revealed and Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing" (one of my faves of 2013) won the Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking while Sarah Polley took home the Outstanding Achievement in Direction for "Stories We Tell."
Another big winner was Zachary Heinzerling's "Cutie and the Boxer" which won Outstanding Debut for Heinzerling, Outstanding Graphics and Animation for production company Art Jail and Outstanding Original Score for Yasuaki Shimizu.
Incidentally, all three movies are part of the Oscar shortlist for Best Documentary, so we'll see if they all make the cut when the Academy Award nominations are revealed on January 16.
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer
Produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen
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New York -- Where will you get drunk very quickly if you have to take a shot every time you hear the name Sheila Nevins? The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking, of course! Story: 'The Act of Killing' Wins Outstanding Feature at Cinema Eye Honors Top documentary filmmakers of the past and present from all around the world converged on the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria on Wednesday night for the seventh annual edition of the event, a pre-Oscar nominations pep rally and awards ceremony for the doc community. Four of the 15 Oscar-shortlisted docs came
- Scott Feinberg
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