Monthly Archives: March 2008

Cinéfranco 2008

I’ve been remiss in not men­tion­ing this sooner, espe­cially since I’m plan­ning to actu­ally review a couple of films from this fest­ival. Cinéfranco is Toronto’s fest­ival of films in the French lan­guage. The 11th edi­tion is run­ning from March 28-April … Continue read­ing

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Docs and Indies in Blu-Ray: The Trickle Begins

A few months back, I had an idea for a post. I wanted to know what the plans were for indie and doc­u­ment­ary film­makers to release their work in a high-defin­i­­tion format. I sent quer­ies out to my list of … Continue read­ing

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Hot Docs 2008 Full Schedule Released

Toronto’s own world-class doc­u­ment­ary film fest­ival, Hot Docs, has released its full 2008 sched­ule. This year’s fest­ival takes place from April 17–27 and fea­tures more than 170 films from 36 coun­tries. Reasonably-priced tick­ets and down­right cheap passes are already on … Continue read­ing

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2008 Cinema Eye Honors Winners

Here is the com­plete list of win­ners at the first annual Cinema Eye Honors, which were presen­ted tonight in New York: Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking Manda Bala (Director: Jason Kohn) (review) Outstanding Achievement in an International Feature The Monastery: … Continue read­ing

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First Annual Cinema Eye Honors

Tomorrow night at the IFC Center in New York City, a brand-new award cere­mony for doc­u­ment­ary films will take place. The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking were cre­ated by filmmaker/blogger AJ Schnack (Kurt Cobain: About a Son) and some … Continue read­ing

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