The 40th anniversary edition of the Toronto International Film Festival will see the return of the controversial documentarian via his latest project, called “a searing cinematic work” by organizers.
Tales of the Grim Sleeper (pictured), Dreamcatcher and 20,000 Days on Earth have been shortlisted across multiple categories for the Grierson Trust’s 2015 British Documentary Awards.
Canadian distributor Peace Point Rights has inked a raft of global sales for factual and documentary titles, including Bake with Anna Olson (pictured) and Takedown: The DNA of GSP.
A producer of Amy Berg’s controversial documentary about child sexual abuse in Hollywood, An Open Secret (pictured), has asked the Motion Picture Association of America to reconsider the film’s R rating.
Three shorts about small businesses directed by docmakers Morgan Spurlock, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, and Gini Reticker and produced by Tribeca Studios and American Express are premiering today (July 15). (Pictured: A Dream Preferred)