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‘First Cousin Once Removed’ wins VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary at IDFA

First Cousin Once Removed (USA) directed by Alan Berliner won the VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary. Esther Hertog (NL) received both the IDFA award for First Appearance and … Continue reading

28/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Last sitting

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death and it´s fitting to dedicate this post to documentaries about the icon. Monroe was 36 years old when she died and … Continue reading

06/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Sheffield Doc/Fest day #3&4

Thursday was a day of more rain at Sheffield but luckily one could take refuge from the rain inside the Showroom and Crucible theatre for some good docs and sessions. … Continue reading

21/06/2012 · Leave a comment

5 Broken Cameras wins the Eurodok Awards

5 Broken Cameras won the Eurodok awards at the Eurodok documentary film festival in Oslo, Norway last night. The doc is directed by Emad Burnat og Guy Davidi (2011). 5 … Continue reading

26/03/2012 · Leave a comment

Ballroom Dancer selected for Tribeca Film Festival

Documentary Ballroom Dancer is touring the film festivals with excellence! Directed by Andreas Koefoed & Christian Bonke (2011) the film premiered at CPH:DOX in November last year. It was also … Continue reading

19/03/2012 · Leave a comment

Soul Catcher

Have you ever had lost your soul because someone took a photograph of you? Many aboriginal tribes believe that if someone takes a photograph of a person, the person looses … Continue reading

15/03/2012 · Leave a comment

Donor Unknown

JoEllen Marsh grew up in Pennsylvania with her two mothers. She always knew her family was special, and she had always been curious about her donor father. With only the … Continue reading

09/03/2012 · Leave a comment

David, Goliath and the Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!* a documentary by Frederik Gertten, is receiving a well deserved attention these days. An Official Selection at IDFA 2011, Official Selection at this years Sundance Film … Continue reading

28/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Ballroom Dancer

Slavik Kryklyvyy used to be the World Latin American Dance Champion. He misses competing but he has been through some tought times both in his professional – and private life. … Continue reading

09/01/2012 · Leave a comment

The Good Life on RÚV tonight

The Danish Documentary The Good Life will be screened at Iceland´s PBS RÚV tonight at 22:20.  The film is worth recommending but it has been screened at several film festivals … Continue reading

14/12/2011 · Leave a comment

Meet the Fokkens

With a brilliant title and unconventional characters its no surprise Meet the Fokkens landed in the 5th place for the Audience award at IDFA this year. Louise and Martine Fokkens … Continue reading

05/12/2011 · Leave a comment