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Alfonso Cuaron Wins Best Director at DGA Awards (FULL WINNERS LIST)

Historically speaking, whoever wins the 2014 Directors Guild of America Award for Best Director becomes the likely winner at the Academy Awards. This year, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron won the feature film prize at the DGAs and should start getting ready to say hello to Oscar. A live-blog of the winners below, plus the full list after the jump.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 26, 2014 1:58 AM
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Sundance Panel: Spotlight on Women Directors Kennedy, Walker, Helfand, Lynch (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Watch: Exclusive video of the Spotlight on Women Directors Sundance panel.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 25, 2014 6:50 PM
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Sundance Up Close: Lucy Walker's Powerful Short Doc 'The Lion's Mouth Opens'

Something remarkable about Lucy Walker’s short documentary film “The Lion’s Mouth Opens,” which premiered at Sundance, is that in its mere fifteen minute running time a stage is set for a story that will unfold over years -- a lifetime.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 23, 2014 3:13 PM
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The Directors Guild of America Documentary Five Have Landed

The Directors Guild of America nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2013 have landed. All of these films have been lauded on the festival and awards circuit.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 13, 2014 1:32 PM
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The Documentary Oscar Shortlist Has Landed

Well, after we had the temerity to predict the Oscar shortlist of 15 documentaries, we didn't do half bad.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 3, 2013 2:00 PM
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'Crash Reel' Documentarian Lucy Walker Knows Where She's Going

Lucy Walker's moving and shocking verite doc "The Crash Reel" will play in the upcoming DOC NYC, running November 14 through 21. Our TOH! interview, below.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • November 11, 2013 12:50 PM
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LAFF: 'Short Term 12,' 'Crash Reel,' Indiewire Influencers Rock the Regal

I'm getting used to schlepping downtown on Olympic to LAFF and laying down my 8 bucks for parking at LA Live. The theaters at Regal Cinemas were packed for two fest hits, Destin Cretton's SXSW prize-winner "Short Term 12" and Lucy Walker's Sundance entry "Crash Reel," which brought a standing ovation for snowboarder Kevin Pearce.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 18, 2013 7:54 PM
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