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Documentary Awards Rack Up for Oscar Nominees ‘Flee’ and ‘Summer of Soul’

The 37th Annual International Documentary Association Awards, streamed online Friday night, capped a big week for nonfiction awards that also included the 15th Annual Cinema Eye Honors, presented live in New York on Wednesday.Both awards groups honored Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s animated immigration saga “Flee” (Neon) with their top honors, while the Danish International Feature Oscar […]

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Screen digital edition: March 4

With the voting finish line in sight, this issue includes interviews with Penelope Cruz, Ciaran Hinds and filmmaking teams behind ’Drive My Car’ and ’Writing With Fire’.Read Screen’s March 4 edition, which this week focuses on the final countdown towards the Bafta and Academy Awards ceremonies.The issue includes interviews with Penelope Cruz, Ciaran Hinds, the […]

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Paramount Plus, Showtime and More New Doc Distributors Offer Worthy Oscar Competition

This year’s documentary Academy Award feature race is historical on many fronts. Four of the five nominated films were directed by people of color; Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s “Flee” made history by scoring three Oscar nominations: not only the doc feature category but also in the animated feature and international feature categories; Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu […]

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CAA Signs ‘Writing With Fire’ Directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh (Exclusive)

CAA has signed documentary filmmakers Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, directors of “Writing With Fire,” which won an audience award and special jury award at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, and was just nominated for best feature honors by the International Documentary Assn.CAA will also represent Black Ticket Films, the social justice-focused production company Thomas […]

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‘Coda,’ ‘Zola’ Set For 2021 Sundance London Program

Sundance Film Festival: London has revealed that “Zola” and “Coda” will be among the 2021 lineup, when the festival returns to Picturehouse Central next month.“Coda” — an acronym meaning “Child of Deaf Adults” — features Marlee Matlin (“The West Wing”) and 19-year-old Emilia Jones (“Locke & Key”) navigating their relationship, while “Zola” is based on […]

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