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Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Noteworthy Norwegian Documentaries

Having traveled to two Norwegian film festivals in four months, Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) and Tromsø International Film Festival (TIFF) it´s safe to say that Norwegian Documentary filmmaking is on … Continue reading

28/01/2013 · Leave a comment

‘Blood Brother’ wins U.S. Grand Jury Prize and ‘A River Changes Course’ wins World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance

Blood Brother  (dir. Steve Hoover) won two awards at Sundance the U.S. Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for U.S. documentary. The documentary tells the story of American guy Rocky who was traveling in … Continue reading

27/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Film festival frenzy

Film festival fans have many festivals to choose from in the coming weeks. Sundance is currently happening in Park City, Utah,  Doc Point started earlier this week in Helsinki, Göteborg … Continue reading

25/01/2013 · Leave a comment

TIFF report

There Will Be Some Who Will Not Fear Even That Void (dir. Saeed Taji Farouky, UK, 2012) was awarded The Tromsø Palm at TIFF – Tromsø International Film Festival, in Tromsø, … Continue reading

22/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Packing for TIFF – Tromsø International Film Festival

Docs & Film Festivals is packing for the first film festival this year; TIFF – Tromsø International Film Festival, in Tromsø, Norway. TIFF is probably the world’s northernmost film festival and the … Continue reading

15/01/2013 · Leave a comment

The 2013 Oscar nominees for best documentaries

The 85th Academy Awards nominations were announced today. As before there are two documentary categories; Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short. Only five films are nominated in each category … Continue reading

10/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Best Documentaries of 2012

Happy new year everyone! It´s fitting to start the new year with a list of the best documentaries of 2012. 2012 was a good year for documentaries and putting this … Continue reading

05/01/2013 · Leave a comment