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The Films, The Fests and the Fury May 2000

Over the past few years, docs have caught that sacred buzz at festivals like nothing else. In this issue, we take a look at the main festivals around the globe.

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Features

  • Chana Gazit of Steward/Gazit Productions talks about writing for docs; RealScreen group publisher Shelley Middlebrook and Viacom's Peter Bardhle; Marc Smolwitz from Turbulent Arts discusses theatrical distribution.

    Mind Your Own Business! RealScreen Convention Offers Economic Tips for Filmmakers

    Beads of sweat ran down the starving filmmaker's...
  • X Encontros Internacionais de Cinema Documental

    The country is Portugal, as it enters the 21 st...
  • Who Says Films Can't Change Society? Lincoln Center Honors Human Rights Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman

    One measure of Frederick Wiseman's renown is the...
  • Clockwise: top-left: Desmond Tutu in 'Long Night's Journey into Day', 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Local Bronx Casita in 'Americanos', Albrecht Becker (l), in 'Paragraph 175' before he joined the German Army in 1940.

    Sundance Film Festival 2000

    The Sundance Film Festival has always provided a...
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam 2000

    Home of the largest and busiest port in the world...