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Silverdocs to honor Frederick Wiseman

AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival has announced that renowned American documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be honored at the Charles Guggenheim Symposium.
May 6, 2010

AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival has announced that renowned American documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be honored at the Charles Guggenheim Symposium. The Symposium has most recently honored Albert Maysles, Spike Lee, Jonathan Demme, Martin Scorsese and Barbara Kopple. Wiseman, who has produced a body of work that spans more than four decades, will have some of his work screened as excerpts during the Symposium, and following that will be a discussion of Wiseman’s career with the filmmaker himself and special guests. Some of Wiseman’s titles include Titticut Follies, High School, Law & Order, Domestic Violence and his most recent work, La Danse. Silverdocs runs from June 21 to 27 in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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