- September 25, 2018Just a few scrolls through the Ford Foundation's JustFilms initiative's collection of funded films since its founding in 2011 reveals some of the
- September 21, 2018In 2018, the world needs documentaries more than ever, yet doc-makers frequently find themselves under-resourced and isolated. Space for the larger
- September 17, 2018
Next week at Getting Real ‘18, the IDA will introduce a cohort of 12 films receiving the IDA’ Enterprise Documentary Fund production grants.
- September 5, 2018
The IDA announced today the lineup of their annual curated screening series, which opens Wednesday, September 12 with a screening of one of this year’s film festival favorites, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, from Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville launches the series.
- August 30, 2018Perhaps it is not surprising that in a community so deeply rooted in social issue activism and environmental concerns, the word "sustainability"
- July 18, 2018
IDA announced today that it will bring Gimme Truth! to Getting Real ‘18, the only documentary film gathering of its kind in North America. This special edition of the infamous documentary game show is presented in partnership with True/False Film Fest. The wildly entertaining event is a hilarious mashup of filmmaking and investigation, where local filmmakers attempt to stump the panelists with their short doc-style videos that are entirely TRUE or entirely FALSE. The game show will be free and open to the public.
- June 25, 2018
Getting Real ‘18, a three-day conference presented by the International Documentary Association (IDA) in partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is the largest gathering of its kind in North America. The 2018 edition will take place September 25-27, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.
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A candid assessment of the current landscape for documentary filmmakers, this opening plenary lays the groundwork for three packed days of programming around the areas of art, diversity and sustainability at Getting Real '16. Presenters and audience members will size up the critical issues, both...
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Raoul Peck was born in Port-au- Prince, Haiti. His many films include Haitian Corner (1988), The Man on the Shore (1993), Sometimes in April (2005), and the documentary Fatal Assistance (2013). His films Lumumba (2000) and Murder in Pacot (...