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86th Oscars Foreign Language and Documentary Feature Report (and Prediction):

2013 Foreign Language Oscar Report:
1) “Broken Circle Breakdown” (Belgium): The good parts are how I imagine the lovely Heidi Huber-Kalin and her beau met – super nice guy meets totally enthralling young woman and sweeps her off her feet with his bluegrass charms and band, which she becomes a member of. 542 more words

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The Salt of The Earth.

Dear All,

just wanted to share the information about a wonderful and touching documentary, which I saw during the last weekend. Find here the link to the preview: … 96 more words



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


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


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