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Dogwoof have been our favourite documentary film distributors in recent years and now they are set to celebrate their 10-year anniversary with a tremendous looking line-up of new films at London’s Ica from Friday 26th September to Sunday 28th September.
Their three-day Dogwoof Weekender birthday bash is showcasing six hot new releases, with the opening gala on Friday 26th being the highly anticipated Life Itself, the biography of American critic and commentator Roger Ebert from acclaimed director Steve James - Watch a clip here! The Saturday and Sunday screenings will include four exclusive previews of Dogwoof’s Autumn slate, so come to one, come to all, this isn’t just a birthday party but a platform of the best in documentary filmmaking.
- Dan Bullock
Slumdog Millionaire writer Simon Beaufoy is among the writing team on a new TV drama series about the real-life UK police spies who infiltrated British activist groups and the women with whom they had long-term relationships.
Armstrong’s London-based doc specialist Spanner Films produces and is raising money for the series through crowdfunding.
Tony Garnett, acclaimed veteran producer of film and TV dramas including Kes and Cathy Come Home, will come out of retirement to act as executive producer alongside Passion Pictures’ John Battsek (Searching for Sugar Man, One Day in September).
Storylines on Undercovers include that of activist Helen Steel who discovered, after a two-decade-long search, that her missing partner was in fact a police spy who »
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