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SotU May Begin Inroads, but U.S. Is Still at ZERO WEEKS
SotU May Begin Inroads, but U.S. Is Still at ZERO WEEKS

After the State of the Union Address, I asked Ky Dickens, director of ZERO WEEKS, why the United States is so far behind most of ...

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CAN WE PUT AN END TO IMPUNITY FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE? THE PROSECUTORS, a documentary in progress, follows the lives of legal practitioners working to end ...

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LIFE ITSELF Snubbed by Oscars
LIFE ITSELF Snubbed by Oscars

Once again, it's all about Siskel and Ebert in Chicago. It’s a bittersweet day for Chicago's documentary community as the critically acclaimed exploration of the ...

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AWARD SEASON APPROACHES: The Best Documentary Feature Oscar race continues and two Chicago-made docs are in the running. Out of 134 submissions, 15 films have ...

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Jury Duty for Quinn
Jury Duty for Quinn

The Sundance Institute has announced the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Kartemquin's Artistic Director and Co-founder Gordon ...

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IS THERE A SOLUTION TO INNERCITY VIOLENCE? Joe Black’s CHICAGO: MY BLOCK, MY RESPONSIBILITY documents the transformation of a Chicago area considered to have the ...

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The big news in the Midwest documentary world is the upcoming premiere of THE SCHOOL PROJECT, a collaboration between Free Spirit Media, Kartemquin Films, Kindling ...

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Connie York is currently working on the third DETROIT ON FIRE, a documentary film series about the many problems surrounding urban fires in Detroit. She ...

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