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‘Crip Camp’ Wins Best Feature at IDA Documentary Awards – Full Winner’s List

The International Documentary Association has announced the winners of the 36th annual IDA Documentary Awards, with “Crip Camp” taking home the top prize.The ceremony was hosted by actor Willie Garson, with musical entertainment from Ruby Ibarra, who performed the theme from “A Thousand Cuts.”Directed by Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht, “Crip Camp” received the best […]

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The Reason I Jump: behind a groundbreaking film on autism

Naoki Higashida’s eye-opening book has now become an evocative, careful simulation of non-verbal autistic perceptionThe cinematic language of The Reason I Jump, an ambitious documentary which attempts to simulate the sensory experience of non-verbal autism, is elemental, building up one isolated detail at a time. A living room, for example, emerges from the cascading, metallic […]

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This Week In Trailers: The Reason I Jump, Climate of the Hunter, The Minimalists: Less is Now, Apples, My Dinner With Alan: A Sopranos Session

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week, […]

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Netflix’s ‘Crip Camp’ Leads International Documentary Association Awards Nominations

Leading the International Documentary Association Documentary Awards nominees with five nominations is “Crip Camp,” Netflix’s look back at an influential activist summer camp for the disabled, followed by Garrett Bradley’s poetic black-and-white “Time” (Amazon Studios) and Sam Pollard’s 60s archival dive “MLK/FBI” (IFC Films) with four noms each.“The Truffle Hunters” (Sony Pictures Classics) scored three […]

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