Reviews and interviews from the film festival circuit, including reports from TIFF, Hot Docs, Sundance, and Cannes.
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An intimate portrait by POV international editor Wintonick of Ally Derks, IDFA (International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam) founder and Executive Director and the winner of the Doc Mogul Award this year.
With four successful films in 10 years, and a recent marriage and a baby, Alan Zweig is cautiously happy, but admits it wasn’t always so.
Canadian shorts that made it to Rotterdam’s prestigious international film festival addressed reality in very different ways.
Like most niche fests, Hot Docs emerged humbly when the Documentary Organization of Canada established it in 1993 as an industry insider’s event, but it's since grown into a premiere worldwide event.
Trish Dolan's Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson and David York's Wiebo's War offer radical portraits of environmental renegades.
At IDFA, each year the show goes on and on, crammed with snaking ticket queues and rush lines for both the public and pass-holders.
Leading doc festivals IDFA, Hot Docs and One World in Schools (OWiS) are leading the way in teaching young students how to make and understand non-fiction films.
Highlights from the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) include Frederick Wiseman, Morgan Spurlock, Davis Guggenheim, and Kim Longinotto.
An essay on travelling through European film festivals and seeing the world through the lens of contemporary documentary.