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Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020
"City So Real" Emerged At Sundance, Evolves Thereafter In Light of Pandemic and George Floyd's Death
Taking history into account as it was being made is what happened between the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which ran from January 23-February 2, and the broadcast premiere of City So Real last week on National Geographic (and shortly thereafter streaming on Hulu).
Monday, Jun. 15, 2020
Steve James, Christopher Frierson, Alexandra Pelosi Among Documentarians Capturing Historic Protests
Christopher Frierson wasn't expecting to be tear-gassed at a recent protest in Brooklyn, but he's glad his camera was on. The documentary filmmaker has covered many protests and he's never experienced anything like he did that day when a thrown water bottle was met with that kind of police...
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
Bing Liu--who in January won the Sundance Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking on the strength of his feature documentary Minding the Gap--has joined the directorial roster of L.A.-based Nonfiction Unlimited for commercials and branded content. Nonfiction is a mainstay company...
Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
Bryan Fogel, director of the acclaimed documentary Icarus, affirmed that documentaries are in a golden age, attributable in large part to Netflix which is giving worthwhile work a level of exposure not previously possible.
Serving as a panelist on a Doc Roundtable at the recently...