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Citizenfour

Director Laura Poitras, editor Mathilde Bonnefoy and producer Dirk Wilutzky have won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary Citizenfour and were accompanied by Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden’s girlfriend Linda Mills… 7 more words

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Citizenfour Wins Best Documentary at the Oscars

One of the most talked-about documentaries in recent memory now has an Oscar to its credit.

Citizenfour, Laura Poitras’s account of her work with NSA leaker Edward Snowden, won the Best Documentary Feature prize, making for an increasingly rare win for a film about a political subject. 126 more words

2015 Oscars: 'Finding Vivian Maier' (Street Photographer) Nominated For Best Documentary, Feature

Armed with her trademark Rolleiflex, street photographer, Vivian Maier, captured images taken during the 50s and 60s while working as a nanny for well-heeled families in cosmopolitan cities such as New York and Chicago. 338 more words

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The Alternate Guide for this Award Season

If they had the Academy Awards® in 1902, what film would have won Best Picture? Best Documentary in 1923? What about the films that should have at least been nominated or awarded? 44 more words

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Oscar-Nominated Doc Director Charlie Siskel On His Mysterious Subject In 'Finding Vivian Meier'

The intrigue of people living double lives always has fascinated Charlie Siskel, so when his friend, comedian Jeff Garlin, told him about a documentary involving the mysterious photographer-nanny Vivian Maier, Siskel was interested immediately. 1,263 more words

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Virunga

Virunga, a film by Orlando von Einsiedel

In a world where there are those that believe the conservation of nature is second to oil exploration and the protection and preservation of wildlife and land is of less importance than that of the discovery of finite resources always causes friction, and in some cases war. 292 more words

Oscar-Nominated Doc Director Juliano Ribeiro Salgado Made 'Salt Of The Earth' His Family Business

It was a well-timed dinner with Wim Wenders that led Juliano Ribeiro Salgado to begin crafting a documentary about his father, Brazilian photographer Sebastião. Salgado had been discussing collaborating on a project with Sebastião for years, but the turbulent relationship between father and son made deciding difficult. 932 more words

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