Monthly archive for March2013

Real Screen: Britdoc grants for “Ida’s Diary,” “The Dilla Doc”

Real Screen: Britdoc grants for “Ida’s Diary,” “The Dilla Doc”

  UK-based funding body Britdoc has selected eight non-fiction projects to receive PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards, including August Baugstø Hanssen’s doc Ida’s Diary (pictured). The grants, which are for undisclosed sums, are issued in partnership with PUMA.Creative and “support the very best in creative documentary filmmaking, and provide…

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ABC NEWS: Oil Versus Environment in the Yasuni Amazon

ABC NEWS: Oil Versus Environment in the Yasuni Amazon

Imagine a world untouched by globalization, in which nomadic indigenous groups live in complete isolation, where one hectare of earth is so rich in biodiversity that it has more species of animals and plants than Mexico, U.S. and Canada combined. What if this untouched land…

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2012 ALTER-CINÉ GRANT WINNERS

2012 ALTER-CINÉ GRANT WINNERS

In 2012, the Alter-Ciné Foundation received 68 documentary submissions from 29 countries. Nicolas Entel, a 38 year-old Argentinian filmmaker, received the $10,000 award for his project « Yasuni ». PROJECT DESCRIPTION – “Yasuní” opens in New York with filmmaker Nicolas Entel filming the installation of…

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Lin Miranda’s “200 Cartas” Gets a New Trailer

BY Matt Barbot Above is the new trailer for friend of Remezcla Lin-Manuel Miranda’s film 200 Cartas, the story of a Nuyorican looking for love on la isla. It’s a project I’m looking forward to, in no small part because the film also boasts an…

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