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Getting Your Doc Seen Jul/Aug 2001

Once you’ve made your documentary, how do you get it seen? In this issue, we look into two areas—festivals and distribution—that often go hand in hand.

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Features

  • DIY In Defense of Self-Distribution

    It’s opening night at the Laemmle Theatre in Los...
  • Making the Case for Festivals: Hot Docs Comes of Age

    A long line of impatient movie-goers stretches...
  • Getting it Right from the Start: The Durango Film Festival

    To be the guest of a festival and watch one’s...
  • Tales from the Trenches: Good Fests, Bad Fests: A Primer

    Over the past decade, film festivals have grown...
  • Passings: Bud Greenspan, Sports Documentarian, Dies at 84

    Bud Greenspan, whose award-winning documentaries...
  • PBS and DDE Shatter the Mold for Presenting Ancient History

    It all started with the ancient Greeks. Not the...
  • Dylan '65 Revisited: D.A. Pennebaker Looks Back on 'Don't Look Back'

    When Bob Dylan met D.A. Pennebaker in 1965, the...
  • International Distribution: The Meeting of Art and Commerce

    Just as writers write for an audience, producers...
  • The Theatrical Gamble

    As a celebrated filmmaker once said, “The...