Docs

Greatest boxing match subject of Doc/Fest’s opening film

Thriller in Manilla will open this year's Doc/Fest on November 5 in Sheffield. In the John Dower-directed doc, Joe Frazier recounts his pivotal 1975 fight with Muhammad Ali. The over 140 docs aired during the fest will be categorized in strands like Regime Change, The Return of the Anti-Doc, Sports Docs and Music Docs, and two new strands, Arts Docs and Kinky Docs. For the full lineup, check out www.sheffdocfest.com
October 2, 2008

Thriller in Manilla will open this year’s Doc/Fest on November 5 in Sheffield. In the John Dower-directed doc, Joe Frazier recounts his pivotal 1975 fight with Muhammad Ali. The over 140 docs aired during the fest will be categorized in strands like Regime Change, The Return of the Anti-Doc, Sports Docs and Music Docs, and two new strands, Arts Docs and Kinky Docs. For the full lineup, check out www.sheffdocfest.com

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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