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Israel Copro Market
April 1, 2006

Israel Copro Market
The eighth annual Israel Forum for International Documentary Coproductions has evolved into The Israel Coproductions Market – a five-day event that will feature two days of pitching, marketing and distribution workshops, The Docushuk Market, and tons of networking opps.
[online: www.copro.co.il]

UN Doc Film Festival
The second UN Documentary Film Festival (running April 22/23 in nyc) has attracted more than double the entries of its inaugural year – 180 in all, from five continents. Dubbed Stories From the Field, the fest aims to support the un’s Millennium Development Goals through films that demonstrate the combat against poverty and hunger, and tackle health concerns and sustainability, among other goals. Added to the honorary committee this year (joining Sydney Pollack, Albert Maysles and others) are actors Benicio Del Toro and Susan Sarandon.
[online: www.mcainy.org/unfilm]

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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