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Dogwoof boards Covid-19 doc from ‘Welcome To Chechnya’ director David France

The HBO documentary about the race for a vaccine will be introduced at the EFM.Dogwoof has secured international sales rights to the upcoming documentary from Welcome To Chechnya director David France, which it is introducing to buyers at this week’s European Film Market (EFM).The untitled feature will explore the global race to research, develop and […]

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‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Trailer: The Lgbqt Sundance Documentary Premieres on HBO in June

David France‘s (How to Survive a Plague) Welcome to Chechnya debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to critical raves, with the powerful Lgbtq documentary collecting the award for best editing and later, at Berlinale, winning the Panorama Audience Award for Best Documentary. The documentary will soon arrive on HBO, with the network announcing the […]

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‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Review: David France’s Third Lgbtq Rights Film Is Devastatingly Brave

Over the course of his filmmaking career, David France has made urgent political documentaries about Lgbtq rights, first with the AIDS pandemic and the founders of Act Up (the Oscar-nominated “How to Survive a Plague”), then the first transgender rights activists (“The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson”). His third film, “Welcome to Chechnya,” […]

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Documentarians Dan Cogan and Liz Garbus Launch New Production Company — Exclusive

With documentaries on the rise and multiple backers and outlets for non-fiction films, two veteran filmmakers — married producer-financier Dan Cogan and producer-director Liz Garbus — have decided to launch their own production company, Story Syndicate. Clearly, it’s a propitious time: The public’s appetite for non-fiction stories has never been greater, as movies ranging from […]

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