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By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010 - 11:03 am
Josh Fox's documentary about the hazards of natural gas drilling is gearing up for a screening tour this summer, and looking for an intern to help. The Director of Gasland (winner Sundance Special Jury Prize 2010) is looking for a talented and motivated... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 - 5:28 pm
Why can you buy mango popsicles and fresh cactus leaves in the tiny rural village of Fleischmanns, the onetime summer stronghold of the decidedly non-tropical Fleischmanns yeast dynasty? Filmmaker Jessica Vecchione and a panel of sociologists and... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2010 - 8:46 pm
For pay, even. Check it out.
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010 - 10:56 pm
Top honors to Roxbury's Roger Ross Williams for Best Documentary Short. Williams and the film's producer, Elinor Burkett, had a bit of a Kanye West moment on stage. Here's the acceptance speech Williams planned to make. Update: Salon gets the scoop behind... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010 - 6:38 pm
In a little over an hour, Roxbury resident Roger Ross Williams will find out if he's taking home an Oscar. The director and his crew are up for their film "Music By Prudence," a short documentary about a severely disabled Zimbabwean singer-songwriter.... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 - 5:55 pm
The Chronogram's Sari Botton profiles the Rosendale Theater Collective, the group that's seeking to buy the Rosendale Theatre from its longtime owner/operators, the Cacchio family. The collective has a lot of fundraising to do to meet their $600,000 goal... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 - 3:57 pm
 Amy Goodman's progressive radio show ran a segment yesterday on natural-gas drilling, featuring documentary filmmaker Josh Fox (Gasland) and Damascus Citizens for Sustainability's Joe Levine. Here's Fox on his film: I got on the road and went to about... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 - 10:22 am
L Magazine reviews the documentary about a family's hard luck in the Mohawk Valley. The documentary's co-director, never identified or referred to by the people onscreen, who took the photographs and wrote the essays that eventually led to its making,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010 - 3:16 pm
The New Kingston Film Festival wants you. From Twitter: @NKFF Viva la NKFF! New Kingston Film Festival wants your film! Submissions open until June 15, 2010: http://newkingstonfilmfestival.com

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