Glick’s Picks: Roger Ebert and LIFE ITSELF

Josh Glick reflects on LIFE ITSELF, Steve James’ latest documentary about the film critic Roger Ebert. Continue reading

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Fellows Perspectives: Amy Oden

2014 Docs In Progress Fellow Amy Oden takes a different perspective on the sex worker industry in her latest film being workshopped through the fellowship program. Continue reading

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AFI DOCS 2.0

AFI DOCS is back for its second year from June 18-22. Docs In Progress Executive Director Erica Ginsberg takes a look at how the DC area’s biggest documentary festival is rebooting after a few false starts last year and previews some of the films she is looking forward to seeing. Continue reading

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Fellows Perspectives: Michael Blain

2014 Docs In Progress Fellow Michael Blain reports in from the road as he produces CAN’T TAKE IT NO MORE!, a documentary about Walmart workers fighting for the right to organize a union. Continue reading

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10 Years, 100 Mundane Days, 1 Amazing Night

Docs In Progress Executive Director Erica Ginsberg gave a speech at Decade of Docs in which she acknowledged all that has gone in to the organization’s first decade. Read the transcript here. Continue reading

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Congratulations Decade of Docs Award Winners

Find out who won awards at Decade of Docs. Continue reading

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Decade of Docs Award Nominations Announced

Docs In Progress is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Tuesday, May 20 with Decade of Docs, a special evening for the Washington DC area’s filmmaking community. This event will honor the past 10 years of Docs In Progress and the filmmakers we have helped to nurture while also looking forward to the future. Ten years and more than 1000 filmmakers later, Docs In Progress is honoring the achievements of its community with a series of awards for alumni of its film programs. These are the nominations. Continue reading

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Fellows Perspectives: Jennifer Goldsmith

2014 Docs In Progress Fellow Jennifer Goldsmith discusses her work-in-progress MOTHER’S MILK, MOTHER’S WISDOM about the challenges new mothers face with breastfeeding and how they overcome these challenges. Continue reading

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Fellows Perspectives: Heather Taylor

This week, we began the second year of the Docs In Progress Fellowship Program. We were pleased to welcome ten new Fellows who come with a variety of experiences, backgrounds, and film projects. Throughout the year, we’ll be featuring each of our Fellows as guest bloggers where they will share their thoughts on their films, filmmaking, or anything they think would be of interest to the documentary community. We start this month with Heather Taylor talking about the importance of community in her film and her filmmaking. Continue reading

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Decade of Docs Houseparties Feature Special Guests

Docs In Progress Board members will be hosting a series of houseparties featuring very special guests in the coming weeks. All proceeds benefit Docs In Progress 10th anniversary programming. Continue reading

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