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Teacher feature – Waiting for "Superman" review

Waiting for “Superman” – Directed by Davis Guggenheim. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Davis Guggenheim’s latest documentary Waiting for “Superman” is a slick, affecting film about the education crisis in America. Guggenheim follows a number of young students from particularly impoverished areas as their parents struggle to pay school fees and put their hopes and […]

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Academy reveal Best Documentary Oscar shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have whittled down their longlist of 101 eligible documentaries to a mere 15. It is from these 15 titles that the five nominees for Best Documentary at the 83rd Academy Awards shall be chosen. Here are the films, listed in alphabetical order: Client 9: The Rise and […]

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Australian film takes top prize at Sundance

source: parkrecord.com The winners of this year’s Sundance Film Festival have been announced, with Australian film Animal Kingdom taking one of the top prizes. The David Michôd directed crime drama, which stars Guy Pearce, Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton and Jackie Weaver, won the World Cinema Jury Prize: Dramatic. You can read more about Animal Kingdom […]

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