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‘Songs That Flood the River’ Duo Prep New Films Focused on Race, Gender, Resistance in Colombia (EXCLUSIVE)

Colombia’s Germán Arango and Ana María Muñoz, the director-producer duo behind Hot Docs International Spectrum competition title “Songs That Flood the River,” are prepping a host of new documentary and fiction features focused on race, gender, violence and resistance...

Stanley Nelson on Persistence, Mentorship, and Why BIPOC Filmmakers Are a ‘Shot in the Arm’ to the Documentary Industry

Having chronicled countless landmark moments in African-American history, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson (“The Black Panthers,” “The Murder of Emmett Till”) understands the stakes at a time when both the culture at large, as well as the documentary industry,...

Oscar-Nominated ‘The Mole Agent’ Producer Readies Firefighter Doc ‘Piropolis’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Marcela Santibañez, who was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary contender “The Mole Agent,” is executive producing a new documentary about a company of heroic firefighters, Variety has learned exclusively. Set against a backdrop of protest, pandemic and social...

Dogwoof Takes World on Hot Docs Hong Kong Protest Pic ‘Faceless’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Dogwoof has acquired world sales rights to “Faceless,” the directorial debut of Jennifer Ngo, ahead of its world premiere at the Hot Docs film festival, Variety has learned exclusively. “Faceless” is a behind-the-headlines story of the 2019 Hong Kong...

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